Ellen Page has accused X-Men: The Last Stand director Brett Ratner of outing her as homobadual when she was 18.
Actress Ellen Page claims producer/director Brett Ratner outed her as homobadual when she was 18 years previous.(Photo: Getty Images)
Actress Ellen Page claims producer/director Brett Ratner outed her as homobadual when she was 18. In a prolonged Facebook publish Friday, Page says the incident occurred throughout a forged and crew “meet and greet” for X Men: The Last Stand.
“He looked at a woman standing next to me, ten years my senior, pointed to me and said: ‘You should (expletive) her to make her realize she’s gay,’” she wrote. “He ‘outed’ me with no regard for my well-being, an act we all recognize as homophobic.”
The allegation comes as Ratner faces a number of different accusations of badual misconduct. Actress Olivia Munn and 5 different girls accused Ratner of badual harbadment or misconduct in a Nov. 1 report from the Los Angeles Times. In an Oct. 20 Facebook publish, Melanie Kohler claimed Ratner raped her 12 years in the past, writing he “preyed on me as a drunk girl (and) forced himself on me.” Ranter filed a lawsuit in federal court docket for libel over the publish on Nov. 1.
Page says she “felt violated” by the incident however stated nothing on the time.
Actress Anna Paquin, who stared within the 2006 movie with Page, corroborated the touch upon Twitter Friday.
“I was there when that comment was made,” she tweeted. “I stand with you (Ellen Page).”
Page additionally claims Ratner stated degrading issues to girls on set, recounting a time he made a remark a couple of girl’s bads.
In the publish, Page additionally writes about a number of incidents of badual misconduct she claims she skilled throughout her time as an actress, together with her leg being fondled by an unnamed director when she was 16, and being badually badaulted by a grip on the similar age.
Page’s rep Liz Mahoney confirmed to USA TODAY Friday that the actress posted the allegations.
USA TODAY has reached out to Ratner’s rep for remark.
Ratner’s lawyer Martin Singer has denied earlier allegations in opposition to Ratner to the Los Angeles Times, saying in a press release to the paper, “I’ve represented Mr. Ratner for twenty years, and no girl has ever made a declare in opposition to him for badual misconduct or badual harbadment.”
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