Oliver Stone is being accused of sexual harassment shortly after he refused to condemn Harvey Weinstein.
Former Playboy playmate Carrie Stevens told the NY Daily News that the Hollywood director grabbed her breast at a party over 20 years ago. She was 22 at the time.
“He was really cocky, had this big grin on his face like he was going to get away with something,” she said.
Stevens alleges he approached her at a party that was held in his honor and “reached out and…honked it like a horn.” She also mentioned that others saw it happen but didn’t say anything because “that’s what’s going on in Hollywood. That’s why things have to change.”
Stone received backlash for saying “it’s not easy what [Weinstein]’s going through and saying he’s a “believer that you wait until this thing gets to trial.” He has since walked back his remarks.
Per his Facebook page:
I’ve been traveling for the last couple of days and wasn’t aware of all the women who came out to support the original story in the New York Times.
After looking at what has been reported in many publications over the last couple of days, I’m appalled and commend the courage of the women who’ve stepped forward to report sexual abuse or rape.
I’ll therefore recuse myself from the Guantanamo series as long as the Weinstein Company is involved.