More than 30 women accuse another Hollywood director of sexual harassment

More than 30 women have accused Hollywood director James Toback of sexual harassment.
More than 30 women have accused Hollywood director James Toback of sexual harassment. Photo credit: Getty

More than 30 women have come forward to accuse Hollywood director James Toback of sexual harassment.

According to the LA Times, he reportedly coerced young women to auditions and meetings in his hotel room by offering them job opportunities.

He would then allegedly dry-hump them or masturbate in front of them, ejaculating into his pants or onto their bodies and then walk away.

The director's reputation was so well known among some Hollywood women that one accuser said "getting Toback-ed" became code for any sexual abuse "by a creepy writer-director".

Toback directed a number of films including Tyson, Two Girls and a Guy and semi-autobiographical The Pick-Up Artist. He most recently wrote and directed The Private Life of a Modern Woman starring Sienna Miller and Alec Baldwin.

Thirty-one of the 38 women interviewed by the LA Times spoke on the record.

Toback has denied the allegations against him, saying he never met any of the women for more than five minutes.

This comes after a bombsell report in The New York Times about sexual harassment accusations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein dating back decades.

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