According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tom Sizemore was “told to leave” the set of Born Killers in 2003 after he allegedly touched an 11-year-old actress inappropriately. The crew was taking photographs with Sizemore for a plot factor that concerned photos of a spouse and daughter that his character deserted, with the 11-year-old enjoying his daughter and sporting a flannel nightgown within the photographs. During a shot with the lady on Sizemore’s lap, he allegedly “rubbed his finger against the girl’s bad or inserted it inside,” with the actress enjoying the mother character—Robyn Adamson—saying that “at one point her eyes got just huge, like she could’ve vomited.” After that, the lady “had trouble taking direction,” and when Adamson heard about what had allegedly occurred, she “knew exactly what it was” that brought on the lady’s response.
The lady advised her mother and father shortly after, however a manufacturing supervisor recollects that she was so younger that it “was unclear” whether or not or not it had really occurred or if it had been intentional. Still, the manufacturing took the allegation critically, with producers instantly pulling Sizemore from the set and badyzing the photographs for any form of clues. They didn’t see something, and the lady’s mother and father mentioned that they didn’t wish to take her off of the venture or press expenses, so Sizemore was finally introduced again to movie reshoots. At the time, Sizemore mentioned that he had “done a lot of awful things,” however he’d “never do anything with kids.” As THR notes, this got here at “the height of his scandal-driven infamy,” shortly after he had been convicted of abusing his ex-girlfriend.
Apparently, although, the crew was already sick of Sizemore’s conduct, as he supposedly had a behavior of “making inappropriate comments, being drunk, being high” on set. One manufacturing badistant referred to him as a “bading sleazebag” upon listening to the allegation, and he and another members of the crew “reached for hammers” when rumors about what had occurred reached them. They needed to be talked down by producer James R. Rosenthal, who was additionally “livid” however satisfied them to not “kick the guy’s bad.”
The lady in query, who’s now 26 and advised THR that she didn’t wish to be named, declined to supply some other particulars however did say that she not too long ago employed a lawyer to discover authorized motion in opposition to each Sizemore and her mother and father.