When the news broke that film producer Harvey Weinstein had apparently sexually harassed numerous actresses and other women he had worked with, Ben Affleck, who had starred in one of his films, said he was upset.
“Saddened and angry,” he wrote on Twitter, that “a man who I worked with used his position of power to intimidate, sexually harass and manipulate many women over the decades.”
Then the Internet sent the 45-year-old actor a gentle reminder — that he, too, had been inappropriate with women. That’s when former Total Request Live host Hilarie Burton tweeted a video clip from a documentary about the show in the early 2000s, showing her recalling a moment that Affleck “comes over and tweaks my left boob.”
In another clip, which shows Affleck reach his arm around Burton but does not show him grope her, the actress added that “some girls like a good tweakage here and there. I’d rather have a high five.” Read more