Calling Dustin Hoffman a predator is simply going too far,” Schlondorff wrote in a statement.“Slapping her butt on the way to the car, with driver, stage manager and PAs around, may have happened, but again in a funny way, nothing lecherous about it.The company, founded in 2008, released a statement addressing the matter: “Following recently reported accusations, David Guillod is taking a leave of absence from Primary Wave Entertainment, effective immediately, in order for this matter to be thoroughly investigated.
The aspiring actor, now 32, told police that he and Spacey smoked marijuana, after which he passed out, the Sun reported.
The man alleges that, upon regaining consciousness, he found Spacey performing oral sex on him.
She may have got it wrong, confiding it to her diary then, but as a grown-up 30 years later she should know that his was no ‘sexual harassment,’ and not call him a ‘predator.'” More here.
Update – p.m.: David Guillod, the Co-CEO of film and music firm Primary Wave Entertainment, has taken a leave of absence following allegations from actress Jessica Barth that he sexually assaulted her.
“It was a toxic environment for young men who had to interact with him at all in the crew, cast, background actors.” More here.