Zack Sharf. The actresses join over women who have come forward accusing the director and screenwriter of harassment. McAdams says she met Toback in theater school when she was 21 years old. McAdams says Toback called her later that evening and invited her over to his hotel room, claiming she had to come that night since he was leaving the next day. I wanted to focus on that, but he was so insistent.
Selma Blair: James Toback threatened to kill me after sexual harassment
In the days that followed, Blair, who has appeared in films such as Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde, and Hellboy, learned about a group of women on social media who claimed to have been sexually harassed by the director Two Girls and a Guy and Oscar-nominated writer Bugsy. Their accounts sounded eerily familiar. The group, which included Blair, worked with Los Angeles Times reporter Glenn Whipp on a story that broke on October 22, citing 38 women in total who alleged sexual harassment suffered at the hands of Toback. Since then, the number of accusers has risen to more than women—including Blair and Oscar-nominated actress Rachel McAdams, who both spoke exclusively to Vanity Fair this week about their experiences with Toback.
The Hellboy star claims the disgraced film-maker sexually harassed her and then suggested that he could have her killed if she told her story. Selma Blair has alleged that the film-maker James Toback threatened to kill her after he sexually harassed her in Toback, the director of films such as Two Girls and a Guy and Seduced and Abandoned, has denied any wrongdoing, claiming he had not met any of the women quoted in the article or that if he had, their meetings were brief. A follow-up piece claimed that women had since shared similar stories.