In an display published by the Los Angeles Times, several women have claimed that the achieved writer, executive and author approached them on the street and invited them to auditions, earnest stardom.
Many of the women gave identical accounts, the paper reports, observant the meetings would finish with passionate questions and Toback behaving sex acts in front of them.
Toback has reportedly denied the allegations, citing “heart conditions and diabetes” as the means for not being means to extract in such inclusive passionate activities.
Sky News has contacted his representative but is nonetheless to accept an central statement.
The allegations against Toback come in the arise of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, which has seen dozens of women pity purported practice of passionate nuisance and passionate attack by the Hollywood producer.
Through his lawyers, Weinstein has “unequivocally” denied allegations of non-consensual sex.
Soon after the claims against the author emerged, the Twitter hashtag #MeToo was created, enlivening women opposite the universe to share their own nuisance practice with other absolute men.
This led to allegations against Toback.
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“I have my own story about James Toback from when we was 18. It was sinister disgusting. He was around 50 at the time,” one user wrote.
“If you were concerned in the film business in the ’90s you knew that Harvey Weinstein was a passionate predator. Another one was James Toback,” wrote another.
Actress Rose McGowan, who has accused Weinstein of rape, tweeted on Sunday: “James Toback damn you for stealing, damn you for traumatizing”.
If there is a Hell, James Toback will be in it.
— Scott Derrickson (@scottderrickson) Oct 22, 2017
A artistic essay highbrow and compulsive gambler, Toback used his own life as impulse for his first constructed screenplay, The Gambler, which came out in 1974 starring James Caan.
The film was remade in 2014 with Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson.
Toback was also nominated for an Oscar for essay the Barry Levinson-directed Bugsy, starring Warren Beatty.
Allegations against the 72-year-old author are not new. In 1989, Spy repository wrote an comment of several women who claimed they had gifted neglected passionate encounters with him.
Following the report in the LA Times, many attention giants have criticised Toback for his purported behaviour.
Guardians Of The Galaxy executive James Gunn wrote a extensive Facebook post detailing his own knowledge with the director. “He has finished this to 3 girls I’ve dated, two of my very best friends, and a family member… twice,” he said.
Doctor Strange executive Scott Derrickson also wrote on Twitter: “If there is a Hell, James Toback will be in it”, while Ghostbusters executive Paul Feig said: “One of the categorical jobs of a executive is to create a protected sourroundings for the actors. James Toback is a disgrace.”