Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations

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Altogether, CNN said it spoke with 16 people who "described a pattern of inappropriate behavior by Freeman" on film sets, in his work at his production company, Revelations Entertainment, and in media interviews.

Update, 12:45 p.m. ET: Freeman has issued a statement to BuzzFeed saying he "apologizes to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected" by his alleged behavior.

A female member of production staff on Now You See Me alleges that Freeman sexually harassed her by repeatedly commenting on her body and those of other women on set, and that they deliberately wore non-fitted clothing on days they knew he'd be present. "I apologize to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected - that was never my intent".

In the report, a production assistant details the "several months of harassment" she allegedly experienced while working on the 2017 film Going In Style, starring Freeman.

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They claim McCreary witnessed at least one incident, and that she was also "the target of demeaning comments by Freeman in a public setting".

Freeman won an Oscar for best supporting actor for his role in Million Dollar Baby in 2005 and has been nominated four more times, including as a leading actor in The Shawshank Redemption in 1995 and Driving Miss Daisy in 1989.

Multiple women have accused actor Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior and harassment.

CNN reached out to a spokesperson for Freeman, who then asked the network to email him a detailed list of the accusations against the actor.

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She said: "I told him, 'My eyes are up here.' She went on to claim they went on to take a group photo and "he pressed himself up against me". "Morgan did things in a way that an older, more established person can get away with because they have that power", she told CNN.

He also told her "You are ripe". The writer of Madam Secretary told an global channel about a party in which they saw inappropriate behavior by Freeman. You can read CNN's full story here.

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