Van Barnes, former assistant of Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor, appeared on Wednesday’s edition of NBC’s Megyn Kelly Today to detail the sexual harassment allegations she has leveled against the actor.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon Studios says “Transparent” star Jeffrey Tambor won’t be on the series when it returns for its fifth season, prompting the Emmy winner to denounce what he called false accusations and the studio’s handling of the matter. The decision, confirmed Thursday by an Amazon spokeswoman, followed the conclusion of an internal […]
Facing two accusations of sexual harassment by members of the Transparent team that he has strongly denied, Jeffrey Tambor, in an ambiguous statement Sunday that heavily implies, though doesn’t confirm, an imminent departure from the Emmy-winning series, Tambor referenced what he calls a “politicized atmosphere” that has afflicted the set. He said that this is “no longer the job I signed up for four years ago.”
Trace Lysette, who plays yoga instructor Shea on Transparent, is the second accuser to allege misconduct by the show’s star; Amazon says the new information “will be added to our ongoing investigation.”
Amazon Studios is conducting an investigation into a sexual harassment allegation levied against Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed. The accusations stem from a private Facebook post penned by Tambor’s former assistant. Tambor rejected the claims on Wednesday, calling the allegations “baseless.”