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After defending Harvey Weinstein, director Oliver Stone accused of sexual assault by Playboy model

Another media mogul, director Oliver Stone, is facing allegations of sexual assault following the New York Times investigation of decades of allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

Former Playboy model Carrie Stevens came forward after Stone, unlike other high-profile industry members, defended Weinstein at the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea, according to Hollywood Reporter.

“I’m a believer that you wait until this thing gets to trial. I believe a man shouldn’t be condemned by a vigilante system. It’s not easy what he’s going through, either,” he said to a group of reporters Friday. “He was a rival and I never did business with him. I’ve heard horror stories on everyone in the business. So, I’m not going to comment on that. I’ll wait and see, which is the right thing to do.”

After reading the controversial remarks, Stevens, 48, took to Facebook to write that both Weinstein and Stone are “two of a kind.”

She revealed her encounter with Stone at a party 26 years ago, where she said he grabbed her breast on his way out the door.

“I still remember the cocky grin on his face like he got away with something,” she said.

Stevens added that men like Stone and Weinstein are not above the law and should be held to the same standard as any other man.

Not grabbing others’ body parts is “common decency,” she wrote, with a jab at President Trump and the lewd Access Hollywood tape.

“They should go back to preschool, because they must’ve missed the lesson … ‘keep your hands to yourself.’”

In an interview with New York Daily News, Stevens said the party was held in Stone’s honor at producer Ted Field’s home.

She was 22 years old at the time. During the 1990s and recently, Stevens appeared in several minor acting roles, including in “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Day of Our Lives” and “Two and a Half Men,” according to Variety.

Stone later clarified his controversial comments and wrote he was “appalled” after reading more women came out to support the original New York Times investigation.

Source: Atlanta Journal

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