Julianna Margulies claimed in a brand new interview that Steven Seagal had a gun when he invited her to his lodge room years in the past.
“Once I was 23, a casting director, a girl, mentioned, ‘Properly, Steven Seagal needs to go over the scene with you in his lodge room at 10 o’clock at evening,’” the ER alum, 51, recalled to Jenny Hutt on SiriusXM on Friday, November three. “And I lived in Brooklyn, and I mentioned, ‘Oh, I don’t do this. I don’t journey. I don’t have cash for a cab.’ And I didn’t. And I mentioned, ‘And I don’t take subways late at evening.’ And she or he says, ‘Don’t fear, we’ll reimburse you. And I’m right here.’”
When Margulies arrived to the lodge round 10:40 p.m., the casting director wasn’t there, however the Underneath Siege actor, 65, was. “Alone. And he made certain that I noticed his gun, which I had by no means seen a gun in actual life,” she claimed. “And I bought out of there unscathed. It’s an extended story … however I by no means was raped, and I by no means was harmed, and I don’t know the way I bought out of that lodge room. It all the time begins with, ‘I’m a healer, I wish to therapeutic massage you.’ I kind of squirmed my means out.”
Later within the present, the Emmy-winning actress mentioned the handfuls of sexual harassment and assault claims towards producer Harvey Weinstein, who has denied “any allegations of non-consensual intercourse.” Due to her alleged expertise with Seagal, Margulies as soon as refused to satisfy Weinstein, 65, in his lodge room except her assistant got here up together with her.
“He opened the door, in a bathrobe,” the Good Spouse alum claimed. “I might see that there have been candles lit within the room, and there was a dinner for 2. And I noticed him stare at [my assistant] … and he checked out me, livid, and he took the door and he mentioned, ‘Simply needed to say nice audition.’ And he slammed the door. And naturally I didn’t get the half.”
Margulies is now working with writer Erin Merryn to assist move Erin’s Regulation, a invoice that may require public colleges to guard kids from sexual abuse.
Us Weekly has reached out to Seagal’s rep for remark.
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