ENTERTAINMENTMorgan Freeman accused of sexual assault on 8 women, actor reacts
No fewer than eight women have accused actor Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior and harassment while working with them on film sets or at promotional events.
It was reported on Thursday that it spoke with 16 people as part of its investigation into the 80-year-old actor, some of whom also alleged inappropriate behavior by Freeman at his production company, Revelations Entertainment.
It's said eight people told the network they were victims of what some labeled harassment and others called inappropriate behavior by Freeman. It said eight others told the network they witnessed the actor’s alleged misconduct.
Its also said other sources denied having seen any questionable behavior by the actor, and that those sources described him as being professional on set and in the office.
In a statement, Freeman said he was sorry to anyone who had been made to feel uncomfortable or disrespected.
“Anyone who knows me or has worked with me knows I am not someone who would intentionally offend or knowingly make anyone feel uneasy,” It said.
“I apologize to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected – that was never my intent.”