“Actor-producer Michael Douglas has come forward to deny as-yet-unaired accusations that he masturbated in front of an employee of his production company, over 30 years ago.
“Speaking to Deadline, Douglas said he was taking the unusual step of making a pre-emptive denial after he was informed by his lawyer that film industry trade magazine the Hollywood Reporter was preparing to run a story on the allegations of a woman who worked for Douglas in the mid-1980s.
“Douglas describes the suggestion that he masturbated in front of her as “a complete lie, fabrication, no truth to it whatsoever”.
“Douglas said that the accusations also included a claim that he “used colourful language” in her earshot, as well as on the phone in private conversations, and that he “blackballed” the unnamed woman after she left his employ.”
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