The Los Angeles Police Division has launched a sexual assault investigation in opposition to actor Steven Seagal, who in current weeks has confronted a number of allegations of sexual misconduct together with rape, based on a number of stories.
A spokesperson for the LAPD instructed TheWrap that the incident allegedly occurred in 2005. No different particulars of the case have been made public.
A number of girls, together with actresses Portia de Rossi, Julianna Margulies and Rae Daybreak Chong, have just lately accused Seagal of sexual harassment. In a November tweet, de Rossi claimed Seagal “unzipped his leather-based pants” throughout an audition within the actor’s workplace. Margulies mentioned Seagal had tried to sexually harass her in his condo when she was 23, and Chong accused Seagal of as soon as exhibiting her “his junk” in his lodge room and leaving her a number of “intercourse messages” on her machine.
A girl named Regina Simons, who labored as an additional on the 1994 movie “On Lethal Floor,” which starred Seagal, instructed The Wrap this month that the actor raped her at his residence.
Simons, who was 18 on the time, mentioned she’d believed she was attending a wrap celebration for the movie — however when she arrived, found she was the one one there.
“[Seagal] took me into this room after which simply closed the door and began kissing me,” Simons mentioned of the alleged incident. “He then took my garments off and earlier than I knew it he was on prime of me, raping me. … I wasn’t sexually lively but. Folks all the time discuss fight-or-flight. However nobody talks in regards to the freeze.”
In accordance with The Wrap, greater than a dozen girls have accused Seagal of sexual misconduct.
Representatives for Seagal didn’t instantly reply to HuffPost’s requests for remark.