SYDNEY (Reuters) – A female star of hit television show Orange is the New Black leveled misconduct allegations against actor Geoffrey Rush, the second Australian actress to accuse the Oscar winner of behaving inappropriately during an Australian theater production.
In a New York Times article entitled “The Cost of Telling a #MeToo Story In Australia”, actress Yael Stone said the Pirates of the Caribbean actor danced “totally naked” in front of her in their dressing room in a “playful, clownish manner” and used a mirror to watch her showering during a Sydney production of The Diary of A Madman in 2010 and 2011.
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Rush’s lawyer was not immediately available for comment. The New York Times ran a statement from Rush which said Stone’s allegations were “incorrect and in some instances have been taken completely out of context”.
“I sincerely and deeply regret if I have caused her any distress,” Rush said in the statement. “This, most certainly, has never been my intention. When we performed in The Diary Of...
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