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Tom Sizemore Booted From Set For Alleged Sexual Assault Of 11-Year-Old Girl
The Hollyweird purge continues. Today’s exposure comes courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter where it is reported that actor Tom Sizemore was removed from the set of “Born Killers” for allegedly sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl.
This incident is said to have taken place in 2003 on the set during a photoshoot. The young actress had to sit on Sizemore’s lap for the picture. It is alleged that during this time, Sizemore either rubbed her vagina or inserted his finger into her.
Actress Robyn Adamson witnessed first-hand what she believed to be the sexual abuse:
“At one point her eyes got just huge, like she could’ve vomited. I was watching her. She soon reintegrated and kept going, although she had trouble taking direction. Later, when I was told about what happened, I knew exactly what it was.”
The on-set crew were none-too-happy with Sizemore and things were about to get ugly:
“It filtered down to the crew,” says Roi Maufas, who worked as a production assistant. “The little girl said what she said and we all thought, ‘That fucking sleazebag.’ There was never any doubt. He was this guy who was already known for making inappropriate comments, being drunk, being high. We’re talking about consistent behavior, just being ‘Tom Sizemore’ on set every day. Then this happens. Guys reached for hammers. [Producer James R. Rosenthal, who died in 2011], who was livid himself, had to stop a group of us from going to visit Mr. Sizemore to kick the guy’s ass.”
Despite refuting all allegations against him, Sizemore was removed from set, but eventually brought back when some re-shoots were needed.
The girl’s parents spoke to police but declined to press charges as they “didn’t want to possibly ruin their daughter’s film career.”
Welp, great job. They probably ruined her life instead. SMFH.