Kip Pardue was fined $6,000 by SAG, after @thatsarahscott reported he forced her to touch his penis during a sex scene and masturbated in front of her.— LAT Entertainment (@latimesent) July 8, 2019
If he took an online workplace sexual harassment training module within 90 days, he would pay $3,000 https://t.co/9wtXQZu8KU
After @thatsarahscott & @AndreaBOGART accused actor Kip Pardue of masturbating in front of them on set, SAG found him guilty of "serious misconduct." He was fined, but the ruling was private and would never be shared with future collaborators. Until now. https://t.co/kF5bJBIdbG— Amy Kaufman (@AmyKinLA) July 7, 2019
The earth is shaking, but I am on solid ground after breaking my own silence thx you ♡ @pamelarackguest @caitlindulany @_jessicabarth_ @oliviamunn @RoArquette @JohnSchaech @MiraSorvino @amyschumer @AndreaBOGART @AmyKinLA https://t.co/a1DCvdvAtD— Sarah Scott (@thatsarahscott) July 7, 2019
- through his lawyer, shepard kopp, pardue declined to answer questions about the hearing, but his representative said the actor had “never engaged in any nonconsensual behavior,” but during the march disciplinary hearing, another actress came forward with similar claims of harassment against pardue.
Keeping silent out of fear was me 5 yrs ago. After reading a sexual misconduct story about a fellow actress @thatsarahscott and shockingly the same actor whom I'd had an encounter with (years prior to her story)propelled me to come forward. I wish I had been braver sooner. https://t.co/bh1Tjuacng— Andrea Bogart (@AndreaBOGART) July 8, 2019
a few of the celebrity reactions are below:
If your union finds you guilty of serious misconduct, and doesn't tell anybody but you and your victim, is that justice? https://t.co/j33jwjHguF— Julia Turner (@juliaturner) July 8, 2019
A $3,000 fine and an online class seems like very lame consequence for the conduct described here, @sagaftra.— Kim Masters (@kimmasters) July 7, 2019
I guess I’m a member now that KCRW has unionized. And I’m disappointed. https://t.co/vzXCQZsYle
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so he was found guilty of engaging in the same behavior as several high profile men before him, which was widely reported and still regularly referenced--and he chose not to take the online sexual harassment training course, apparently, since his fine was $6000 instead of $3000. i just...
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