Aussie Actor Craig Mclachlan has been accused of sexual harassment again, this time by former British television presenter Jeanne Downs,
According to ABC News, Downs has alleged that Mclachlan groped her live on air, while they were both filming a children’s television show.
The alleged incident happened almost twenty years ago.
Downs told ABC News that: “Partway through the show, we were all in mid-conversation live on air,
“Suddenly, Craig forced his hand right under my bottom and pushed hard into my private middle area. I was wearing black leggings which were made of fairly thin material. The strong action of his hand under my bottom was very much felt intimately.
“It was only for a second or two and I almost let out a shriek, but I was on live TV and could not do or say anything — this is children’s TV and I had millions of little kids watching me.”
ABC News also reported that Downs did not make a formal complaint about the incident.
Mclachlan has only recently been acquitted of seven indecent assault charges and six common assault charges.
The allegations of assault were made by four female costars and allegedly took place when they were all performing in The Rocky Horror Show.
The actor announced in May that he would be returning to the stage for the first time since the allegations were made by starring in a one man play, Nobody Lonesome For Me, the show is set to be directed by Terry Serio.
Downs is the 10th women to accuse Mclachlan of assault. Mclachlan has consistently denied all allegations.
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