He hopes the liberated speech will also serve his fight.

The earthquake shaking the American film industry is not about to stop. The testimonies of actresses victims of harassment or aggression multiply and not only against the producer and distributor Harvey Weinstein . Director James Toback is now on the list of predators. The scandal is spreading in Hollywood and could also spotlight the accusations of pedophilia.

 I felt like a prostitute.Nearly forty women have accused American director James Toback (72 years) of harassment and sexual assault over several decades in the Los Angeles Times . Promising young women on the street as an actress, he asked them about their sex life and forced them to watch him masturbate and cum in front of them. “I felt like a prostitute, a shame for myself, my parents, my friends, and I did not deserve to talk about it to anyone, ” said American actress Adrienne LaValley, claiming that in 2008 James Toback had rubbed against her before ejaculating.

The director and scriptwriter did not want to react. If he has signed films on critical success ( Bugsy ), he was responsible Melody for a killer , feature film from 1978 that inspired The Beat My Heart Skipped by Jacques Audiard . Her most recent film, The Private Life of a Modern Woman , was presented at the Venice Film Festival. The lead role is held by Sienna Miller . The British star did not comment on Toback but, in light of the Weinstein scandal, posted a post on Instagram showing her solidarity with the victims of the former tycoon.

HOLLYWOOD AND PEDOPHILIA

For a long time, Corey Feldman ( The Goonies, Stand By Me, The Gremlins …) alert the opinion on the pedophile crimes that take place in Hollywood. The actor and musician of 46 years hopes that the word that is released in the middle will allow the victims of pedophile to speak also.

Corey Feldman has been claiming for years that he was sexually abusedwhen he was a child actor, just like his now deceased friend Corey Haim . ” I am happy that people speak and I hope other prendr have publicly speak because there are many other witnesses of the crimes of which I speak . (…) I am preparing a plan that could be a way If I can find a way to get justice, “he tweeted Thursday, October 19.

 


His comments were widely relayed in the press: the site Page Six notably titled this weekend ” Corey Feldman tries to finally get justice “; For his part, Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis interviewed The Guardian : ” Were people also protecting pedophiles ” in Hollywood?

Last week, the Hollywood Reporter claimed that an acting agent, Tyler Grasham, had been put on leave by the APA agency as part of an internal investigation into charges of sexual assault on young actors. Actress Reese Witherspoon said she was abused by a director when she was 16 years old. Two new women have also emerged from the shadows to accuse the Oscar-winning French-Polish director Roman Polanski of having sexually assaulted them in the early 1970s when they were respectively 10 and 15 years old. “The only facts that can be blamed on him are those concerning Samantha Geimer, whom he recognized from his first hearing forty years ago (…) He disputes all other unfounded accusations of which he was the subject ” However, reacted on Monday the lawyer of the filmmaker, Hervé Temime, joined by AFP.