Watch: Ben Affleck apologises for groping MTV host in THIS VIDEO in 2003 - 'I acted inappropriately'

Actor Ben Affleck has taken to social media to "sincerely apologise" to a former MTV presenter for groping her on air back in 2003 after the incident re-ignited in light of the actor speaking out against Harvey Weinstein. 

Actress Hilarie Burton claims that the American actor groped her during an episode of TRL.

Upon hearing the news of Harvey Weinstein facing multiple sexual harassment allegations, Affleck responded on Facebook and Twitter, saying that he is saddened and angry that "a man who I worked with used his position of power to intimidate, sexually harass and manipulate many women over decades."

"The additional allegations of assault that I read this morning made me sick. This is completely unacceptable, and I find myself asking what I can do to make sure this doesn't happen to others."

In response to his statement, Twitter users quickly highlighted Hilarie Burton's allegation against Affleck, to which she tweeted, "I didn't forget."

Since then, Burton tweeted, "Girls. I'm so impressed with you brave ones. I had to laugh back then so I wouldn't cry. Sending love," along with a throwback MTV TRL video which features her saying "he comes over and tweeks my left boob."

Speaking out against the incident since it reignited, Affleck tweeted, "I acted inappropriately toward Ms. Burton and I sincerely apologize."

The list of actresses alleging inappropriate sexual advances, if not outright rape, against him continues to grow against Harvey Weinstein. 

The allegations first emerged against Weinstien after a New York Times piece was published detailing several incidents involving actresses like Ashley Judd.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie yesterday joined the group of women accusing him of sexual harassment.

Weinstein is a famed producer, having co-founded the Miramax company with his brother Bob and then creating the Weinstein Company in 2005.

He has been the executive producer of several many films, including The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, The English Patient, Scream, Good will Hunting, The Cider House Rules, Inglourious Basterds, The King's Speech, The Artist and dozens more.



Rapper Eminem unleashes profane lyrical tirade calling Trump 'racist 94-year-old grandpa'

Eminem has unleashed a profane lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump - saying he "came to stomp" and taking aim at Trump's Twitter habits, policy, appearance and supporters.

The rapper this week unveiled "The Storm," a 4½-minute freestyle rap video recorded Friday (local time) in a Detroit parking garage that aired as part of BET's Hip Hop Awards on Tuesday night.

Eminem slammed the Republican president as "a kamikaze who will probably cause a nuclear holocaust" before criticizing Trump's ongoing campaign against NFL national anthem protests.

"But this is his form of distraction, plus he gets an enormous reaction when he attacks the NFL, so we focus on that instead of talking Puerto Rico or gun reform for Nevada. All these horrible tragedies and he's bored and would rather cause a Twitter storm with the Packers," he rapped.

He later mentioned NFL free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who's credited with launching the ongoing anthem protests. Kaepernick told the rapper on Twitter, "I appreciate you."

Eminem also took down Trump's recently unveiled plan for tax cuts, questioning: "then who's going to pay for his extravagant trips back and forth with his fam to his golf resorts and his mansions?"

At one point he called Trump, who's 71, a "racist 94-year-old grandpa" and compared the president's appearance to the Marvel Comics character "The Thing."

The 44-year-old rapper closed out his rant with a message to his fans who support Trump, saying "I'm drawing in the sand a line, you're either for or against." He added that people who don't support the president love the military and the country, but "hate Trump."

The White House didn't respond to a request for comment on the video, and Trump didn't mention it while tweeting on several issues Wednesday morning.

This is Eminem's most recent rhymed attack on Trump. It follows up last year's nine-minute freestyle track "Campaign Speech" and a verse earlier this year on Big Sean's "No Favours."

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