'Entourage' Extra Accuses Jeremy Piven of Sexual Misconduct, Forcibly Groping Her

'Entourage' Extra Accuses Jeremy Piven of Sexual Misconduct, Forcibly Groping Her

"I just wanted to go home", Taneie told Buzzfeed of the incident eight years ago.

When she followed Piven to the hallway, the actor assaulted her.

Another woman has come forward accusing actor Jeremy Piven of sexual harassment on the set of "Entourage", while a casting person on that show confirmed difficulties in hiring women because of the series' on-set reputation. "It was the most awful thing I've ever experienced".

"Longmire" actress Cassidy Freeman accused Piven in a November 1 Instagram post of displaying "predatory behavior" and said she knows what Piven "did and attempted to do to me when I was far too young", but didn't go into specifics. She alleged that he only stopped when an assistant director walked by.

He then allegedly had her removed from set, she told BuzzFeed.

Taneie did not file a formal complaint, she told BuzzFeed, because "I was scared at the time nobody was going to believe me".

Piven, who rose to fame for his portrayal of agent Ari Gold in HBO's hit show "Entourage" from 2004 to 2011, has been also accused by two other women of improper sexual conduct. Andy Lobo, another background actor on set that day, said he remembered Taneie coming into the room in tears revealing that Piven forced himself on her. "I was scared at the time nobody was going to believe me", she said. "I just wanted to go home", she says. Piven has denied the claim through his lawyers, saying, "Let me be absolutely clear, this simply did not happen".

Piven was first accused of misconduct by Bellamar in a series of tweets posted on October 30, which he "unequivocally" denied. "HBO takes sexual harassment very seriously and we make it a priority to ensure that everyone experiences a safe and comfortable work environment".

Taneie claims that, while conversing during a filming break with Piven amongst a group of women, he pulled her aside and into a dark, closed-off area before forcing her to a wall and proceeded to grope her breasts and genitals against her wishes. While Scourby alleged misconduct from Piven during their meeting at a NY hotel in 2003.

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