Actor Ben Affleck has apologised to former MTV host and One Tree Hill actress Hilarie Burton for groping her all over an look on US TV collection Total Request Live in 2003.
The 45-year-old actor wrote: “I acted inappropriately toward Ms. Burton and I sincerely apologize”
Affleck’s apology got here a couple of hours after Burton showed he groped her at the MTV collection. Burton tweeted: “I didn’t forget … I was a kid,” when a fan accused Affleck of being hypocritical after he spoke out in opposition to Harvey Weinstein amidst the allegations of his sexual misconduct.
Burton additionally shared outtakes from the TRL episode, wherein describes the incident. “He comes over and tweaks my left boob,” she explains within the clip. She captioned the video: “Girls. I’m so impressed with you brave ones. I had to laugh back then so I wouldn’t cry. Sending love.”