Smiley denied the allegations in a video and statement posted to Facebook: "I have never groped, inappropriately exposed myself, or coerced any colleague in the workplace, ever, in my 30-year career," Smiley said in the video.Number of accusers: At least one NFL Network suspended Pro Football Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk, and former NFL players-turned-analysts Ike Taylor and Heath Evans on Dec.
"I have denied, and continue to deny, that I have engaged in any such misconduct," Martins wrote in a letter informing the ballet board of his retirement, according to The Times."I cooperated fulling in the [company's] investigation and understand it will be completed shortly.In early October, reports surfaced that movie mogul Harvey Weinstein allegedly sexually harassed or assaulted multiple women over decades.The public condemnation of Weinstein has seemingly emboldened others to come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against celebrities — with studios, networks and major companies responding — in what some have dubbed the “Weinstein ripple effect.” Related: Political figures accused of sexual misconduct Here’s a list of high-profile men who have been accused of sexual harassment, assault or both in the wake of the Weinstein scandal: Number of accusers: Unclear Almost immediately after James Franco, 39, won a Golden Globe on Jan.They said witnesses had told the investigators that Smiley was a verbally abusive and threatening boss and made some employees feel their success was tied to a sexual relationship with him, Variety reported.
NBC News has not independently verified those accounts.
Dutoit also did not respond to multiple requests for comment from the AP. 13 to a history of sexual misconduct that reaches back to his college days.
Declaring "I am part of the problem," the 47-year-old filmmaker — who won acclaim for his 2004 documentary "Super Size Me" — wrote in a blog post that he was accused of rape in college, settled a sexual harassment lawsuit and has cheated on all of his romantic partners, including both of his wives.
Sarah Tither-Kaplan, a filmmaker and actress, claimed in a tweet that Franco told her the "full nudity" he purportedly asked her to do for two of his movies was not exploitative because she had signed a contract.
Violet Paley, another actress, claimed in a tweet that Franco once pushed her head toward his "exposed penis." Franco denied accusations of sexual impropriety during a Jan. "The things that I heard that were on Twitter are not accurate, but I completely support people coming out and being able to have a voice," Franco told host Stephen Colbert.
That lawsuit inspired three other women to come forward with their own sexual misconduct accusations, including another publicist who claims he forced her to perform oral sex and then raped her.