Source: Via Bleeding Cool
Michael Egan and his lawyer, Jeff Herman, held a press conference today to discuss the lawsuit filed last night accusing X-Men franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually assaulting Egan in 1999, when Egan was seventeen. TMZ has a video from the conference, in which Egan addresses the question of why the lawsuit is being filed now, fifteen years later. Egan says that he and his mom filed a complaint with the LAPD, but that it went nowhere. Egan says that he burried it at that point and developed an alcohol problem to deal with the pain. Eleven months ago, according to Egan, he began going to trauma therapy. Egan then discusses how he met Singer and reveals the stark details of his accusations.
Singer has not responded to the press conference yet, but last night, his lawyer called the claims "completely without merit," adding, "We are very confident that Bryan will be vindicated in this absurd and defamatory lawsuit. It is obvious that this case was filed in an attempt to get publicity at the time when Bryan' s new movie is about to open in a few weeks."
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