Gloria Steinem Biopic Caught in Crosshairs of Timothy Hutton Rape Accusation
A harrowing accusation of rape against actor Timothy Hutton, surfaced in a BuzzFeed story on Monday, raises questions about a new film in which he co-stars about the life of activist icon Gloria Steinem.In an in-depth BuzzFeed report by Kate Aurthur and Adam B.
Vary (both have since joined the staff of Variety), the Oscar-winning actor is accused of raping former model Sera Johnson in 1983, when she was 14 years old.
Hutton “completely and unequivocally” denied the accusations in the article, saying the account was “patently false and designed only to extort money from him.”Hutton could become one of the numerous actors whose unreleased projects have been tainted by alleged sexual misconduct, including: Kevin Spacey, who was replaced in Ridley Scott’s finished film “All The Money In The World” by Christopher Plummer; Jeffrey Tambor, who was killed off of Amazon’s popular series “Transparent” following two accusations of
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