Motion film actor Steven Seagal is being investigated over an allegation of sexual assault, police have mentioned.
Officers in Los Angeles mentioned it referred to an incident which is alleged to have taken place 13 years in the past.
An LAPD spokeswoman mentioned the investigation was being dealt with by its robbery-homicide division.
“All we will do is affirm that there is an open investigation from 2005,” she mentioned, confirming it was an allegation of sexual assault.
The 65-year-old actor has confronted accusations of sexual harassment because the scandal over producer Harvey Weinstein started.
Actress Portia de Rossi claimed that in an audition in Seagal’s workplace, he unzipped his leather-based trousers whereas discussing off-screen chemistry.
My remaining audition for a Steven Segal film passed off in his workplace. He informed me how essential it was to have chemistry off-screen as he sat me down and unzipped his leather-based pants. I️ ran out and referred to as my agent. Unfazed, she replied, “effectively, I didn’t know if he was your sort.”
— Portia de Rossi (@portiaderossi) November eight, 2017
Star of The Good Spouse, Julianna Margulies, claimed she had been to Seagal’s lodge room when she was 23. She mentioned she thought it was for a casting, however discovered him alone.
She “kind of screamed” her manner out and was “unscathed”, she informed radio station Sirius XM.
These claims led actress Jenny McCarthy to revisit an allegation that she had been sexually harassed by Seagal in 1995.
She claimed he requested her to take away her garments throughout an audition for Beneath Siege 2, regardless of the half not requiring any nudity.
A spokesman for Seagal has beforehand denied that allegation to The Each day Beast.