Though Jenny McCarthy first accused Steven Seagal of sexual misconduct again in 1998, amid new allegations towards the actor, McCarthy, 45, detailed her casting sofa expertise with Seagal, 65, on SiriusXM.
“They despatched me out for Beneath Siege 2,” McCarthy started, describing a 1995 movie Seagal starred in, including that she “purposefully wore a muumuu to the audition so the casting individuals would truly have a look at my face and watch my work.”
When it was lastly her flip to audition, McCarthy mentioned she observed “there was nobody else within the room,” however she satisfied herself that wasn’t an issue as a result of “he’s a celeb.”
“So I stand throughout from him and he plops onto a settee that’s close to a hearth,” she continued. “And he factors on the couch cushion subsequent to him saying to me, ‘Sit down. Chill out.’ I mentioned, ‘No thanks! I’m simply actually excited to learn for this half. And I’ve a lot vitality I want to face.’ ”
McCarthy then detailed how the actor went “on and on about how he hung out in Asia engaged on missions” including that he was “watching out of 1 eye to see if I take the bait.” After which McCarthy claims he informed her, ‘’‘You already know, this half has nudity in it. And I can’t actually inform what your physique seems to be like in that gown that you simply’re sporting.’ ”
“In my head I’m like, ‘Okay right here we go. Sound the alarms, this isn’t a check that is the actual factor, activate all protection methods,’” McCarthy continued. “However I so needed to legitimately learn for this half that I wasn’t gonna quit but. So I informed him, ‘Pay attention. My agent says there’s no nudity. I particularly requested her and he or she mentioned no.’
McCarthy then claimed Seagal informed her “there may be off-camera nudity,” earlier than asking her to decrease her gown for him.
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“In shock, in fact I responded with, ‘Might we please learn the scene,’ ” however she mentioned once more he requested her if she may decrease her gown “so I can see your breasts.”
“I paused, I regarded up at him, went from shocked to disappointment, my eyes full of water and I yelled, ‘Go purchase my Playboy video — it’s on sale for $19.99’ and simply took off,” she continued, including that as she was about to open the door to her automotive, the actor — who she mentioned had adopted her — informed her to not inform anyone, “or else.”
“So I get into my automotive and I simply burst into tears,” she mentioned, including that she didn’t know what the actor meant by “or else,” however that after that encounter, she was prepared “to maneuver again to Chicago.”
“It was so disheartening,” she continued. “And I considered like, ‘I used to be the final woman that day. What number of women needed to take off their garments? What number of women needed to do extra?’ It simply so grossed me out.”
A spokesman for Seagal beforehand denied McCarthy’s claims to The Day by day Beast. Representatives for Seagal haven’t responded to PEOPLE’s request for remark relating to any of the claims.
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In late October, Seagal joined the listing of main Hollywood figures accused of sexual misconduct within the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal when Inside Version correspondent Lisa Guerrero accused Seagal of making an attempt to proposition her.
On Wednesday, actress Portia de Rossi tweeted about her alleged expertise with Seagal saying that “her ultimate audition for a Steven Seagal film occurred in his workplace” and that “he informed me how essential it was to have chemistry off-screen as he sat me down and unzipped his pants.”
And final week, Julianna Margulies recalled an encounter with Seagal, whom she costarred with within the 1991 movie Out for Justice. “Once I was 23, a casting director, a girl, mentioned, ‘Steven Seagal needs to go over the scene with you in his resort room at 10 o’clock at evening,’ ” Margulies informed Jenny Hutt for SiriusXM’s Simply Jenny.