NEW YORK • Oscar winner Paul Haggis has denied new allegations of sexual misconduct from three different ladies, a month after he had sued a lady who accused him of rape.
His attorneys mentioned the legislation agency representing Ms Haleigh Breest, who filed a civil go well with towards Haggis, 64, final month, gave the impression to be stepping up the marketing campaign towards the Canadian film-maker by submitting an amended go well with in New York.
The go well with now contains allegations from the opposite three ladies.
Ms Breest accused Haggis – who wrote and produced 2004 drama Crash and penned the screenplay for 2004 sports activities drama Million Dollar Baby – of raping her in 2013 when she was 26.
Haggis has filed his personal go well with towards Breest, accusing her of looking for “to extract millions” from him.
One of the opposite three ladies, a publicist who labored with Haggis on a tv present, alleged that he raped her in 1996.
Another girl, who needed to suggest an thought for a present, mentioned she needed to flee from his workplace in 2008 when he kissed her by power.
The third girl mentioned she was abused in 2015 when he tried to kiss her.