Eliza Dushku says stunt coordinator Joel Kramer, who labored along with her on the 1994 motion film True Lies, lured her to a lodge room and sexually molested her when she was 12 years previous.
Kramer, additionally identified for his work on a slew of different movies starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, in addition to Westworld, Star Trek: Discovery, The Mentalist, The O.C., has denied the allegations, telling the Hollywood Reporter they’re “atrocious lies.” He stated he was “floored” by Dushku’s claims and added, “I am already getting emails that individuals need to kill me.”
The Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dollhouse and Convey It On star in a Fb submit printed on Saturday that Kramer made her “really feel particular” and later “lured” her into his Miami lodge room after promising her dad and mom that he would take her for a swim on the stunt crew’s lodge pool and for her first sushi meal thereafter. She stated that inside, he disappeared within the lavatory and emerged carrying a towel, then received on prime of her on a mattress and engaged in a intercourse act whereas she was clothed.
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Kramer informed the Hollywood Reporter that he and his group did spend time with Dushku swimming and taking her out for sushi—at her request.
“I do not ever bear in mind being alone along with her,” he stated, including, “‘Luring’ her as much as my lodge room, is simply loopy.”
Dushku that in their time working collectively, he nicknamed her “Jailbait” and “openly” known as her this in a “sick flirty manner in entrance of others.”
Kramer informed the Hollywood Reporter he was not indignant, however relatively “so damage” by the actress’ allegations.
Dushku stated the “ever-growing checklist of sexual abuse and harassment victims who’ve spoken out with their truths” have lastly given her “the flexibility to talk out.”
“Hollywood has been excellent to me in some ways. However, Hollywood additionally failed to guard me, a toddler actress,” she stated. “I like to think about myself as a troublesome Boston chick, in some ways I suppose not not like Religion, Missy, or Echo. By means of the years, courageous followers have often shared with me how a few of my characters have given them the conviction to face as much as their abusers. Now it’s you who give me energy and conviction. I hope that talking out will assist different victims and shield towards future abuse.”