The Mr Selfridge actor denied "appalling allegations" against him after becoming the latest Hollywood figure to be accused of sexual harassment. Actress Ariane Bellamar claims Piven groped her on two occasions, once on the set of the Emmy winner's show Entourage, and again at the Playboy Mansion. It was the latest allegation in a scandal that has rocked Hollywood in the wake of Harvey Weinstein 's downfall. Several stars are now facing accusations of inappropriate behaviour, including Kevin Spacey and film-maker James Toback. In a statement on Tuesday, Piven, 52, said: "I unequivocally deny the appalling allegations being peddled about me. It takes a great deal of courage for victims to come forward with their histories, and my hope is that the allegations about me that didn't happen do not detract from stories that should be heard.
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New sexual allegations levelled against actors Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Piven
The original story follows:. The dominoes are falling in the growing sexual misconduct scandal involving two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey. In a column in the Hollywood Reporter, a writer says Hoffman sexually harassed her when she was a year-old intern on the set of a TV move. The crisis began earlier this month when prominent actresses such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Rose McGowan and at least 60 other women began coming forward to allege they were victims of sexual harassment or assault by powerful indie movie producer Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein has denied that any of his encounters with women were non-consensual.
Hollywood's widening sexual harassment crisis brought forth a second actor's allegation against Kevin Spacey on Tuesday, halted production on his Netflix series House of Cards and prompted CBS to check into an actress's claim she was groped by Jeremy Piven. Mexican actor Robert Cavazos wrote on his Facebook page that he encountered Spacey at the bar of London's Old Vic Theatre, where Spacey was artistic director, and the actor tried to fondle him against his will. Cavazos declined an interview request. There was no immediate reply to a request for comment from representatives for Spacey, who was artistic director from