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Dustin Hoffman is the latest A-lister to be accused of sexual harassment.
The actor has been accused of sexually harassing 17-year-old intern, Anna Graham Hunter, back in 1985.
Anna Graham Hunter, who is now a writer, told all in a brutally honest essay for The Hollywood Reporter, including accounts of how he allegedly groped her and continuously made sexually inappropriate comments on the set of Death of a Salesman.
“He was openly flirtatious, he grabbed my ass, he talked about sex to me and in front of me,” she began.
“One morning I went to his dressing room to take his breakfast order; he looked at me and grinned, taking his time.
“Then he said, ‘I’ll have a hard-boiled egg … and a soft-boiled clitoris.’ His entourage burst out laughing. I left, speechless. Then I went to the bathroom and cried.”
She also wrote that when she told the production team about his behaviour, she was instructed to brush his remarks off and “just giggle and slap his hands or something”.
She was also told by a supervisor to “sacrifice” some of her values for the sake of the production.
“At 49, I understand what Dustin Hoffman did as it fits into the larger pattern of what women experience in Hollywood and everywhere,” she continued.
“He was a predator, I was a child, and this was sexual harassment. As to how it fits into my own pattern, I imagine I’ll be figuring that out for years to come.”
Dustin Hoffman has responded to the article by issuing an apology…
“I have the utmost respect for women and feel terrible that anything I might have done could have put her in an uncomfortable situation,” he wrote.
“I am sorry. It is not reflective of who I am.”