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Chris Kattan Says Lorne Michaels Pressured Him to Have Sex With 'Night At The Roxbury' Director

Chris Kattan is raising an accusation against his former Saturday Night Live boss, Lorne Michaels.

The 48-year-old actor opened up in his memoir Baby Don’t Hurt Me: Stories & Scars From Saturday Night Live.

In the memoir, Chris accused Lorne of pressuring him to have sex with A Night At The Roxbury‘s then-director Amy Heckerling to try and keep her attached to the project.

“I was attracted to Amy, but at the same time very afraid of the power she and Lorne wielded over my career,” he wrote.

One night after working prior to the movie’s filming, she allegedly asked him to have sex.

“I was shocked. Was she joking?” he wrote. He “tried to keep it light…the conversation ended there.”

Lorne called him the next day, and said that “Paramount would only do the movie if Amy signed on as a director, not as producer,” and if he “wanted to make sure the movie happened, then [he] had to keep Amy happy.”

He reportedly said: “Chris, I’m not saying you have to f–k her, but it wouldn’t hurt.”

He ultimately went through with it: “I was too scared. The last thing I wanted was to have someone hear Lorne say ‘career ender’ about me. To this day, whenever I think about that conversation with Lorne, I still feel repellingly pathetic,” he wrote.

“She thought it would be fun to have sex on Lorne’s desk. I said a polite ‘F–k, no!’ to that, so we ended up going to her office and having sex on… yep, you guessed it, the ‘casting couch.’”

John Fortenberry ultimately stepped in as director.

For more from Chris‘s memoir, click here.

Tiffany Haddish & Sarah Silverman Join All Your Favorite Comedians for a 'Night of Comedy'

Tiffany Haddish and Sarah Silverman walk the red carpet while attending the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Night of Comedy Benefit on Tuesday (April 30) in New York City.

The event was hosted by Seth Meyers and also featured comedians Mike Birbiglia, Hasan Minhaj, John Mulaney, and John Oliver.

Some of the celebs who stepped out to show their support for the cause included Bette Midler, Joel Edgerton, Ansel Elgort, Michael Douglas, Gayle King, Victor Garber, John McEnroe, Jimmy Buffett, Jordan Roth, and Lorne Michaels.

The event supported the organization’s work to protect public health and the environment.

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Jon Hamm & Paul Rudd Join 'SNL' Cast to Celebrate Special BAFTA Award

Jon Hamm and Paul Rudd walk the red carpet while attending BAFTA and Cadillac’s event to honor Saturday Night Live on Thursday (October 4) in New York City.

The show’s creator and producer Lorne Michaels was joined by current and former cast members Colin Jost, Kenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Melissa Villasenor, Cecily Strong, Fred Armisen, Beck Bennett, Kyle Mooney, Ego Nwodim, and Heidi Gardner.

Other celebs at the event included Simon Pegg, Patrick Stewart, Adam Pally, Imogen Poots, and James Norton.

“It is my absolute pleasure to present this Special Award, celebrating the exceptional achievements of Saturday Night Live. A series that has discovered, nurtured and celebrated generations of comedy talent. So many British shows have been inspired by you,” Patrick said while presenting the award.

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Andrew Garfield & Joshua Jackson Suit Up for Actors Fund Gala 2018

Andrew Garfield and Joshua Jackson are looking dapper at the 2018 Actors Fund Gala!

The 34-year-old Hacksaw Ridge actor and the 39-year-old The Affair star stepped out for the event held at Marriott Marquis Times Square on Monday (May 14) in New York City.

The gala was held to honor leaders in the performing arts and entertainment community.

They were joined by Lauren Ridloff, Kenny Leon, Denise Gough, John Riddle, Jelani Alladin, Annette Bening, Warren Beatty, Uma Thurman, and Mandy Gonzalez.


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, Clinton Kelly, Cheech Manohar, Barrett Wilbert Weed, Anthony Boyle, Kerry Butler, Mandy Patinkin, and Lorne Michaels also stepped out to show their support.

35+ pictures inside of Andrew Garfield and Joshua Jackson at the event… More Here! »

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Tina Fey & Robert De Niro Attend 'Love, Gilda' Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival 2018

Tina Fey hits the red carpet at the Opening Night Gala of Love, Gilda during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday night (April 18) at Beacon Theatre in New York City.

The 47-year-old actress and co-founder of the film festival attended the event to honor comedian and Saturday Night Live member the late Gilda Radner at the premiere of Lisa D’Apolito’s documentary about the life and legacy of the comedic trailblazer.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Tina Fey

Other guests at the event included Robert De Niro and wife Grace Hightower, Cobie Smulders, SNL creator Lorne Michaels, Billy Crystal and wife Janice, Chevy Chase and wife Jayni, Keegan Michel-Key and fiancee Elisa Pugliese, Paul Shaffer, Ray Liotta and girlfriend Silvia Lombardo, and Sandra Lee.

Earlier that day, it was announced Tina will be hosting the season finale of SNL next month!

FYI: Cobie is wearing a Tacori bracelet.

25+ pictures inside of the stars at the event….More Here! »

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Tina Fey & Husband Jeff Richmond Get Lots of Friendly Support at 'Mean Girls' Broadway Opening!

Tina Fey and her husband Jeff Richmond snap a photo together at the opening night of Mean Girls on Broadway on Sunday (April 8) in New York City.

The 47-year-old actress wrote the book for the show, while Jeff wrote the music.

Also in attendance were Alec and Hilaria Baldwin, Lorne Michaels, Jimmy Fallon, Glenn Close, Jane Krakowski, Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, JJ Totah, Busy Philipps, Kate McKinnon, Emma Thompson, Diane Sawyer, and Jerry Seinfeld, with wife Jessica and daughter Sascha.

Mean Girls is opening to rave reviews from critics. Be sure to head to MeanGirlsonBroadway.com to get your tickets!

FYI: Tina is wearing custom Gabriela Hearst with David Webb jewelry. Busy is wearing an A.L.C. blazer and blouse, Re/done jeans, and Salvador Freda shoes. Ellie is wearing a Vivetta dress and Schutz shoes. Glenn is wearing a Zac Posen coat, a Temperley London blouse, Akris pants, and Armani boots.

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