Casey Affleck is “Gone Child Gone” from this 12 months’s Oscars.
The actor has reportedly withdrawn from presenting the Greatest Actress Award on the upcoming Oscars ceremony.
Deadline reviews that Affleck knowledgeable the Academy he wouldn’t be showing as a approach to take the main focus off of himself as Hollywood continues to publicly voice assist for victims of sexual harassment and assault with the #MeToo motion and Time’s Up initiative.
The “Manchester by the Sea” star was accused of sexual harassment by two girls in 2010. Each filed fits in opposition to the actor, alleging that he verbally abused them, tried to strain them into intercourse and in a single case, climbed into mattress with out consent.
The claims have been later settled outdoors of courtroom for an undisclosed quantity, and Affleck, 42, has denied all allegations, saying in 2016 that he was “damage and upset” by the “unlucky state of affairs.”
Affleck’s gig as presenter is custom on the Oscars; he gained Greatest Actor for “Manchester” finally 12 months’s ceremony, a win that additionally awarded him the Greatest Actress presenter slot.
In the meantime, the Greatest Actress winner every year presents the award for Greatest Actor.