Ben Affleck apologized for groping Hilarie Burton in 2003.
A day after condemning Harvey Weinstein’s behaviour, Ben Affleck said he was sorry Wednesday for groping Hilarie Burton. The actress and producer was a host on MTV’s “Total Request Live” when the incident happened.
Ben Affleck tweeted, “I acted inappropriately toward Ms. Burton and I sincerely apologize.”
As for Burton tweeted Tuesday, “Girls. I’m so impressed with you brave ones” and included a link to an “MTV TRL Uncensored” video in which she talks about Affleck grabbing her left breast. “I had to laugh back then so I wouldn’t cry. Sending love,” she said.
In a statement on Tuesday, Ben Affleck said Weinstein’s conduct made him “sick.” He was soon called out on social media by actress Rose McGowan and others.
McGowan tweeted, “‘I TOLD HIM TO STOP DOING THAT’ you said that to my face. The press conf I was made to go to after assault. You lie.”
McGowan reached a six-figure settlement with Weinstein in 1997. According to the New York Times article, Weinstein and her had an incident at the Cannes Film Festival when she was 23.
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