Former One Tree Hill star Hilarie Burton accused Ben Affleck of grabbing her breast when she was younger.
The alleged incident occurred on an episode of MTV’s Total Request Live in 2003. Burton shared a clip from the show, which features her saying “He comes over and tweaks my right boob” — presumably referring to Affleck — and Affleck saying later in the clip “How old are you…19?”
Burton, now 35 and expecting her second child with Jeffrey Dean Morgan, acknowledged the incident shortly after Affleck condemned the alleged sexual harassment accusations levied against Harvey Weinstein.
Burton called out Affleck after a fan on Twitter reminded others of the incident. When Twitter user Shanice Brim said “everyone forgot” about the time Affleck groped Burton, the actress replied “I didn’t.”
Affleck, 45, apologized on Wednesday for acting “inappropriately towards Ms. Burton.”
Prior to Burton’s tweets, former Charmed actress Rose McGowan completely shut down Affleck’s “saddened and angry” statement over Weinstein’s alleged actions.
McGowan, 44, accused Affleck of having known about Weinstein’s alleged behaviour for ages.