New sexual misconduct allegations against movie director Bryan Singer were just made public on Wednesday. Singer, who directed the “X-Men” franchise, “The Usual Suspects” and “Bohemian Rhapsody” has previously been accused of abusing or sexually assaulting teenage boys, and creating toxic work environments on his movie sets.
Victor Valdovinos told The Atlantic that Singer molested him while he was an extra on Singer’s movie “Apt Pupil” in 1997. Three other men who used pseudonyms in The Atlantic article for fear of retaliation said Singer preyed on them at parties when they were teenagers and molested or raped them. The Atlantic said the 12-month investigation involved more than 50 sources.
Singer has previously been accused of sexual misconduct involving teenage boys, and after he was fired from his most recent movie, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” a Seattle man accused the director of raping him on a yacht in 2003, when he was 17.
Despite the allegations, Singer is slated to direct a new movie, “Red Sonja,” this year.
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