Ben Affleck is only one of many celebrities slamming Harvey Weinstein for his inappropriate acts, but according to new reports, he is in a little bit of his own controversy.
Hilarie Burton alleges that Affleck groped her back when she was a host on MTV‘s “Total Request Live.” She also says she has the tape to prove it.
The incident she is talking about actually happened on TV back in 2003. It came up after a Twitter user brought it up in response to Affleck’s statement on Weinstein. Burton responded, saying she never forgot about the incident, which happened when she was 19.
Ben quickly and took to Twitter to apologize for “acting inappropriately” toward Burton.
Watch the video, the Tweet that started it all and the apology below.
I didn't forget.
— Hilarie Burton (@HilarieBurton) October 10, 2017
Girls. I'm so impressed with you brave ones. I had to laugh back then so I wouldn't cry. Sending love.
— Hilarie Burton (@HilarieBurton) October 11, 2017
I acted inappropriately toward Ms. Burton and I sincerely apologize
— Ben Affleck (@BenAffleck) October 11, 2017