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George Takei says alleged groping of former model 'simply did not occur'

14 November, 2017, 01:54 | Author: Kristen Ingram
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Actor George Takei has been accused of sexually assaulting a model in 1981

The interview came a few weeks before a former model would say Takei befriended him in the 1980's and sexually assaulted him after spiking his drink. One night, shortly after Brunton had broken up with his then-boyfriend, Takei took him out for dinner, then invited him back to his condo for a drink. I said, 'I need to sit down, ' and he said, 'Sit over here, ' and he had the giant yellow beanbag chair.

Brunton said he later called Takei at his hotel and asked if he remembered him.

Kreisberg told Variety, "I have made comments on women's appearances and clothes in my capacity as an executive producer, but they were not sexualized".

Stern then asked him to clarify further, suggesting that he gave a man "a gentle squeeze on the balls" and Takei replied: 'More than a gentle... He said the next thing he remembers is waking up with his trousers around his ankles and Takei groping his crotch and trying to take off his underwear. So I want to try to tell you the complicated truth.

To confirm Brunton's account, THR spoke with four of his "longtime friends", who all said he had confided in them about it years ago. "And I said, 'No, I don't want this.' I pushed him off and said I was going". He said, "I don't want anything from him but an apology".

"I got my trousers up, composed myself and I just couldn't believe this whole thing happened", Brunton told BuzzFeed News.

'George is traveling in Japan and Australia and not reachable for comment, ' she said in a statement.

The clip has been floating around on YouTube this weekend after Takei's Twitter denial of those specific sexual assault allegations from a day ago. Takei addressed the claims in a series of tweets on Saturday morning, flatly stating that the events "simply did not occur".

"I have wracked my brain to ask if I remember Mr. Brunton, and I can not say I do", Takei wrote on his Facebook page.

Takei went on to say that the accusations were painful to hear and that he takes the claims seriously.

"Right now it is a he said / he said situation, over alleged events almost 40 years ago", Takei went on. Takei replied by saying, "more than a gentle".

Takei added that he has the support of his husband Brad Altman. I can not tell you how vital it has been to have his unwavering support and love in these hard times. "It means so much to us", he said.

"Some people who are kind of skittish, or maybe afraid, and you're trying to persuade.it was either in my home, they came to my home."
Takei said laughingly about his persuasion tactics, with this act somehow being less offensive than mere words coming from Trump.

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