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Jeremy Piven Faces Sexual Misconduct Allegations From 3 More Women

From TIME - January 28, 2018

(LOS ANGELES)Jeremy Piven, who has strongly denied allegations of sexual misconduct from at least three women, is facing further accusations that date back decades, an online news site reported Saturday.

Three additional women claim Piven acted in a physically aggressive or threatening manner, BuzzFeed News reported in a story that included the actors rejection of the allegations as false.

The women said they were speaking out because of frustration over Pivens previous denials.

One incident allegedly involved a high school student working as an extra in 1985 on Pivens first film, Lucas, when he was 17. The other encounters took place in the 1990s, BuzzFeed said.

Two of the women are identified in the BuzzFeed story. The third, described as an executive with an international organization, asked that her name be withheld, the website said.

A publicist who had been representing Piven referred requests for comment to his manager at Silver Lining Entertainment in Beverly Hills. A call to the companys listed phone number by The Associated Press wasnt answered Saturday night.

A lawyer representing Piven didnt immediately respond to an emailed request for comment.

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