Brendan Fraser Says He's Ready to "Go Forward" After Sharing Sexual Assault Allegations

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Brendan Fraser is returning to the Hollywood highlight optimistic and hopeful.

It has been lower than a month since the actor claimed in an interview with GQ that he was groped by the previous president of the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation.

In accordance with Brendan, Philip Berk grabbed his butt after a ceremony the place he introduced the group’s annual charitable donation. The actor says he demanded and acquired a written apology from Philip following the incident however struggled to maneuver on. Philip says in his memoir that he simply pinched the actor as a joke. 

However at Thursday night time’s FX Annual All-Star Celebration, Brendan mirrored on the candid interview the place he expressed hope that issues will change.

“It simply spoke my fact. Quite a bit can occur and it is essential to unburden your self with the belongings you simply do not want anymore. I can go ahead now and I really feel good that I used to be impressed by others with braveness and I used to be capable of converse what I wanted to say and it is a new time,” he shared with E! Information. “It is a new period and I feel some change that is good goes to return about. I am optimistic. I am hopeful.”

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The HFPA beforehand launched a press release saying that they’re investigating Brendan’s claims towards Philip.

“The HFPA stands firmly towards sexual harassment and the kind of conduct described on this article,” the group informed E! Information. “Through the years we have continued a constructive working relationship with Brendan, which incorporates saying Golden Globe nominees, attending the ceremony and collaborating in press conferences. This report consists of alleged info that the HFPA was beforehand unaware of and presently we’re investigating additional particulars surrounding the incident.”

In the intervening time, Brendan is happy about his new crime drama titled Belief. The FX collection tells the story of John Paul Getty III who’s kidnapped by the Italian mafia to be able to get a ransom. For some undisclosed cause, his household appeared not fascinated about serving to him again.

“The grandson has been kidnapped,” Brendan defined to us from the SVA Theater in New York Metropolis. “My character’s job is to attempt to dealer the piece and get him again however that is when the difficulty simply begins.”

Belief premieres March 25 at 10 p.m. solely on FX.

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