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'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer

Sued for Allegedly Sexually Molesting Teen ...

Singer Calls BS

4/16/2014 8:47 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"X-Men" director Bryan Singer has been sued by a man who claims Singer molested him when he was a young teenager at raunchy Hollywood parties ... but Singer says the suit is an outrageous pack of lies.

The lawsuit claims the teen -- who is now around 30 -- was lured to a mansion in Encino, CA when he was 14 or 15 to attend a party that allegedly had a rep for featuring "sexual contact between adult males and the many teenage boys who were present for the parties."

The lawsuit claims Singer provided alcohol for the boy and offered him a role in one of his upcoming movies, and then told him how "this group" controls Hollywood.  The suit claims Singer performed oral sex on the boy and then strong-armed the boy to return the favor -- allegedly forcing him to perform the act underwater in the pool.

The suit goes on to accuse Singer of providing the boy with drugs -- including coke -- on another occasion, allegedly promising him a role in an "X-Men" flick.

Singer's lawyer, Marty Singer, says, "The claims made against Bryan Singer are completely without merit.  We are very confident that Bryan will be vindicated in this absurd and defamatory lawsuit." 

Attorney Singer adds, "It is obvious that this case was filed in an attempt to get publicity at a time when Bryan's new movie is about to open in a few weeks."

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Mama3    

I would want the guy arrested not sued! Whats wrong with these people

168 days ago
17.

skittlesbreaker19    

Don't know if accusations are true BUT this guy looks very homo!

168 days ago
18.

Carl    

I'm pretty skeptical when someone waits until they are 30 to claim something happened to them when they were 14.

168 days ago
19.

nana    

Gay or straight that behaviorb is unacceptable

168 days ago
20.

oleman    

Is this a money grub? It happened like 15 years ago, and he now decides to come forward with it? I'm not condoning it, but, why do they always come out with the allegations decades later?

168 days ago
21.

Rigby    

Statue of limitations? 15 years is a pretty long time. Regardless he looks like a creeper

168 days ago
22.

nana    

Woody Allen was pouring drinks whiles Polanski was grilling the meat... yikesz!

168 days ago
23.

Lucky_130    

This is how Hollywood actually works. The people that run Hollywood aka Illuminati, either want to have sex with you, or they don't. Age or sex make no difference to the powers that be.
Oh, and if you make the cut, expect to be invited to a sex party, in New York, around Christmas, and everyone who runs Hollywood will be wearing these creepy masks

168 days ago
24.

Ron Fing Swanson    

Hollyweird for you.

168 days ago
25.

wally    

The Apt Pupil incident in 1998:from Wikipedia

Lawsuit[edit]
For Apt Pupil, Bryan Singer filmed a shower scene in which Todd Bowden, saturated with horrific stories from Kurt Dussander, imagines his fellow showering students as Jewish prisoners in gas chambers.[34] The scene was filmed at Eliot Middle School in Altadena, California on April 2, 1997, and two weeks later, a 14-year-old extra filed a lawsuit alleging that Singer forced him and other extras to strip naked for the scene. Two boys, 16 and 17-years-old each, later supported the 14-year-old's claim. The boys claimed trauma from the experience, seeking charges against the filmmakers including infliction of emotional distress, negligence, and invasion of privacy.[35] Allegations were made that the boys were filmed for sexual gratification.[36] The local news shows and national tabloid programs stirred the controversy. A sexual crimes task force that included local, state, and federal personnel investigated the incident. The Los Angeles District Attorney's office determined that there was no cause to file criminal charges,[28] stating, "The suspects were intent on completing a professional film as quickly and efficiently as possible. There is no indication of lewd or abnormal sexual intent."[36] The civil case was dismissed due to insufficient evidence.[37] The scene was filmed again with adult actors so the film could finish on time.[24]

The lawsuit reflected "a recent cultural concern" about nudity in showers being connected to "sexual or erotic forms of gazing". The journal Body & Society wrote, "The ways in which the accusation that the director and other crew members identified as gay is seen to collapse gay identity into gay sexual behaviour, but the wholesale collapse of nudity into sexuality." The incident reflected the cultural trend that being gazed upon while naked would cause different forms of distress, threatening the "stability of the self as subject". This undermines the subject's ability to perform and as a result of the discomfort, brings more into question what the displayed nakedness is for.[34]

168 days ago
26.

Clytemnestra    

There are times I really feel sorry for rich and famous people. This is one of those times. Anybody at any time can drag your name through the mud and through the courts based on nothing but accusations...and for something that supposedly happened 15 years ago. SMH

168 days ago
27.

BeiberVegasHoHo    

This Singer dude looks like a sicko who likes to suck big schlongs. I like big schlongs down my throat, but I'm a HoHo. JB's #1_ho!!!

168 days ago
28.

Chris    

Fortunately, only TMZ would bother to report garbage. Of course, when the case is thrown out as bull****, TMZ will report SINGER WON CASE AGAINST MOLESTATION CHARGES.

168 days ago
29.

marksman    

I know he was only fifteen, but that doesn't automatically make you stupid enough to do something like that randomly, and cry rape 15 years later. He obviously has been to parties like that before, you don't get invited to a Hollywood party without having a reputation. While it doesn't make Singer any less of a creeper if its true, I can't take this seriously when his blockbuster movie is coming out in a couple weeks. The guy obviously doesn't regret his decision on a personal level, since he waited until it was most financially beneficial.

168 days ago
30.

sandy    

Wtf

168 days ago
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