SEXUAL ASSAULT The actor accuses the former president of the association which organizes the ceremony of having sexually assaulted him
Actor Brendan Fraser — Dennis Van Tine/Geisler-Fotopres/picture-alliance/Cover Images
“My mum didn’t bring up a hypocrite,” the words spoken by Brendan Fraser after confiding in to GQ its intention to boycott the next Golden Globes. “It’s to because of my history with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,” to About the organization that oversees the prestigious ceremony.
Indeed, for the actor, who is one of the favorites of the next awards season for his performance in The Whale, there is no question of spending the sponge on a case that upset his career.
In 2018, in the wake of #MeToo, the’ actor of The Mummyrevealed to have been assaulted in 2003 by a certain Philip Berk, ex-president of the HFPA. A very insistent hand on the buttocks that the latter inflicted on her. the actor during a meal, leaving him deeply affected.
Afterwards, the HFPA chose to side with him. of Philip Berk who, while acknowledging the gesture, maintained that it was a simple joke and not sexual advances. Brendan Fraser had then been guest to publicly admit this version of the facts, this & agrave; which he was refused.
“I knew they would dust under the rug. I knew they would overlook that story,” continued Brendan Fraser. “I knew that I certainly had no future in this system as it existed.” GQ in 2018, the actor noted that after being shown unreceptive to the advances of Philip Berk, he had begun to receive fewer role offers, which partly explains his sudden disappearance from the posters, despite the cartoon of The Mummy.
Anyway, this crossing of the desert could end in a few months. Because if Brendan Fraser expects nothing from the Golden Globes, he is already at it. considered as one of the big favorites for the Best Actor Oscar.