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Caterina Scorsone Reveals Director James Toback Sexually Harassed Her

Caterina Scorsone is accusing James Toback of sexually harassing her when she was a teenager.

The 36-year-old Grey’s Anatomy actress took to Instagram over the weekend to slam the director’s recent interview with Rolling Stone where he denied all sexual harassment allegations against him.

“I want to be clear that the predatory director I wrote about in the article I posted a few days back, was James Toback,” Caterina wrote along with an essay she recently shared about alleged experiences with James when she was 17.

In the essay she wrote when she was 17-years-old, Caterina only reveals a “fairly prominent director” made sexual advances towards her during an audition.

“The article was written 17 years ago,” Caterina wrote in her original post. “Many industry people knew about it and encouraged me to stay silent. I didn’t, and it directly affected my career. I stand with all the women who were brave enough to tell their stories. I also stand with all the women who don’t feel that they can speak up, even now. Let’s shine light into all the darkest corners.”

Fellow actresses Julianne Moore, Selma Blair, and Rachel McAdams have also come froward to share stories of sexual harassment by James.

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Selma Blair & Rachel McAdams Come Forward with James Toback Sexual Harassment Stories

Selma Blair and Rachel McAdams have both spoken out separately about director James Toback and how he took advantage of them. Dozens of women have come forward with similar stories of sexual harassment against the director.

In Rachel‘s account of what happened, the 72-year-old director invited her to his hotel room and repeatedly said inappropriate things such as “You know, I just have to tell you. I have masturbated countless times today thinking about you since we met at your audition,” and “Will you show me your pubic hair?”

“I was very lucky that I left and he didn’t actually physically assault me in any way,” Rachel told Vanity Fair. “I had never experienced anything like that in my life. I was so naïve. I think I just didn’t want to believe that it could turn worse. But yes, there was this sinking feeling inside of me. Like, “Oh my god, I am in this hotel room alone with this person.” I just kept trying to normalize it—thinking, “This has to be some weird acting exercise. This is some kind of test. I just have to show that I am brave and this does not bother me and nothing can shake me.” I really was frozen. My brain was not catching up.”

Selma told her story about meeting with him in his hotel room, which eventually led to him rubbing himself on her while he forced her to look at him in the eyes.

“He said, ‘It’s O.K. I can come in my pants. I have to rub up against your leg. You have to pinch my nipples. And you have to look into my eyes.’ I thought, ‘Well, if I can get out of here without being raped . . .’ Selma recalled. “He walked me back to the bed. He sat me down. He got on his knees. And he continued to press so hard against my leg. He was greasy and I had to look into those big brown eyes. I tried to look away, but he would hold my face. So I was forced to look into his eyes. And I felt disgust and shame, and like nobody would ever think of me as being clean again after being this close to the devil. His energy was so sinister.”

Julianne Moore Comes Forward with James Toback Story Amid Sexual Harassment Reports

Oscar winning actress Julianne Moore is speaking about disgraced director and writer James Toback, saying he made two advances towards her in the 1980s. Toback has been accused of sexual harassment in an expose published this week.

“1 – #JamesToback approached me in the 80′s on Columbus Ave with the same language – wanted me to audition, come to his apt,” Julianne tweeted at a journalist, Glenn Whipp, who originally broke the story about his repeated sexual harassment towards women. ” 2. I refused. One month later he did it again with the EXACT same language. I said don’t u remember u did this before?”

Since the story was published about the director sexually harassing women, more than 200 people have come forward.

Director James Toback Accused of Sexual Harassment By Over 30 Women

Writer/director James Toback is being accused of sexual harassment by more than 30 women.

According to reports, the 72-year-old director would approach women and lure them into meetings that would become sexual in nature.

“The way he presented it, it was like, ‘This is how things are done,’” actress Adrienne LaValley told the Los Angeles Times about her encounter with the director. “I felt like a prostitute, an utter disappointment to myself, my parents, my friends. And I deserved not to tell anyone.” James allegedly tried to perform a sexual act before she recoiled while in a hotel room together.

“I was shocked and frozen and didn’t know what to do,” actress Terri Conn said about her encounter. “I thought if I resisted, it could get worse. He could overpower me.”

James has directed films including Black and White and Two Girls and a Guy. He also wrote the Warren Beatty film Bugsy, for which he was nominated for an Oscar.

James has denied the allegations, and said the meetings “was for five minutes and [I] have no recollection.”