Former 'TRL' host alleges she was groped by Ben Affleck

Former 'TRL' host alleges she was groped by Ben Affleck

Hours after Ben Affleck condemned the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, "One Tree Hill" star Hilarie Burton accused Affleck of groping her when she was the host of MTV's Total Request Live.

Actor Rose McGowan, who is one of the prime accusers in the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal, on Wednesday said that Ben Affleck was lying about not having knowledge about Weinstein's behaviour.

Other users on Twitter echoed McGowan's sentiments and when one resurfaced Burton's 2003 claim - "He also grabbed Hilarie Burton's breasts on TRL once".

"I didn't forget", Burton responded.

Burton followed up their exchange with a video clip from MTV TRL Uncensored with the caption, "Girls".

"'GODDAMNIT! I TOLD HIM TO STOP DOING THAT' you said that to my face", she wrote.

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Burton was 2 at the time of the incident and added that she "had to laugh back then so I wouldn't cry". "Ben Affleck is going to make you f**tre", she wrote.

The actress, who is now 35 and expecting her second child with husband Jeffrey Dean Morgan of "The Walking Dead", thanked fans for supporting her. "The additional allegations of assault that I read this morning made me sick", he wrote on Facebook. Seducer, Ben Affleck had approached her for a hug inappropriate, passing his hand around his body and touching his chest.

In the footage, a young Burton is seen laughing about the incident as she recalls how the A-list movie star came over during an interview and "tweaked" her breast.

The commenter replied: "I'm so sorry that happened to you". As Weinstein's accusers continue to step forward, celebrities tweeted their disgust with his behavior and support of the women affected - but not all celebrities, particularly men, are getting off with just an apology.

It's unsurprising that Burton, then an 18-year-old, would respond to Affleck in such a way.

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