Actor Morgan Freeman has been accused by several women of inappropriate behavior and sexual harassment.
According to CNN, a young female production assistant on the 2015 movie “Going In Style” says that Freeman would touch her and sometimes attempt to lift up her skirt.
A female production assistant for the 2012 movie “Now You See Me” says Freeman would make comments about her and her female assistant’s bodies.
NEW: Morgan Freeman releases statement through spokesperson following report of alleged inappropriate behavior and harassment.
“I apologize to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected — that was never my intent.” pic.twitter.com/s7LeHwZqxj— ABC News (@ABC) May 24, 2018
CNN reports 16 women have come forward to accuse Freeman of the sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior.
A spokesperson has not returned CNN’s request for a statement on Freeman’s behalf.