Takei's representative, Julia Buchwald, didn't outright deny the allegations to THR, but said they can not give his comment at the present time. Get comfortable.' And I said, 'No.
"Right now it is a he said/he said situation, over alleged events almost 40 years ago", Takei wrote.
Dreyfuss, meanwhile, told the NY magazine blog Vulture he flirted and even kissed Los Angeles writer Jessica Teich over several years but thought it was a "consensual seduction ritual". I am just trying to make you comfortable.
Brunton said he made a decision to tell his story after Takei publicly criticized Kevin Spacey for allegedly making a sexual advance toward actor Anthony Rapp when both of them were working on Broadway in 1986.
"Uh oh", Stern said in response to the silence. Dreyfuss, now 70, called Teich a friend of more than 30 years.
"It was clearly very, very upsetting to him", she said.
'That was that, ' he said of the encounter.
"When he started in on Kevin Spacey, I thought, 'Oh my God, the hypocrisy, '" he said. He recently toldThe Hollywood Reporter about being sexually assaulted by Takei in 1981, when he was 23 and Takei was in his mid-forties. He was a waiter and aspiring actor and model at the time. In a Twitter thread, Takei said he was "shocked and bewildered" by Brunton's account and claimed that the alleged events "simply did not occur". He said the two went to Takei's condo for drinks after.
"The next thing I remember", Brunton said, "I was coming to and he had my trousers down around my ankles and he was groping my crotch and trying to get my underwear off and feeling me up at the same time, trying to get his hands down my underwear". He said he extricated himself and left.More news: Fidget spinners sold at Target contain risky levels of lead
Takei can be heard laughing awkwardly.
"Some people that are kind of ... umm ... skittish or maybe ... um ... afraid and you're trying to persuade".
Talking to a journalist, Bunton said that he befriended Takei after stumbling on him on several occasions at parties and bars.
This answer seemed to confuse Stern and co-host Robin Givens, who asked for elaboration.
There is no suggestion that the incident Brunton has alleged is the same one that Takei spoke of on the radio.
'It was either in my home - he came to my home'. Television Group pending an investigation of sexual harassment and inappropriate touching accusations made by 19 former and current employees. "I flirted with all women, be they actresses, producers or 80-year-old grandmothers". "Like many people, I have given someone a non-sexual hug or kiss on the cheek". It means so much to us. For Kevin Spacey, who claims not to remember the incident, he was the older, dominant one who had his way.
Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe told The Boston Globe on Friday the meeting "will occur soon".
"When power is used in a non-consensual situation, it is a wrong", Takei said. The actor's rep did not immediately return an email seeking comment. "It was just too uncomfortable", he said.