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Halle Berry is dealing with the unwanted sexual advances claims surrounding her ex-manager Vincent Cirrincione, who has actually rejected the claims.
In an Instagram post shared Friday night, the starlet stated she is prepared to “fight for” the females stepping forward and sharing their stories.
“Yesterday I was saddened by the allegations against my former manager, Vincent Cirrincione, but today I’m sick after reading the horrifying detailed accounts of his abuse towards 9 women,” her post read. “I’m lived that he used me, and the role model he helped me become, to lure and manipulate innocent, vulnerable women of color for his predatory actions.”
Halle continued, “I’m deeply hurt and I want these women and countless others to know I see you. I hear you. You matter. I will fight for you.”
E! News has actually connected to Vincent for discuss Halle’s Instagram.
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On Friday afternoon, the Washington Post released a story including 9 minority females implicating the Hollywood supervisor of unwanted sexual advances. All the females who stepped forward claim Vincent made undesirable sexual advances towards them over a duration of twenty years.
According to the publication, a number of likewise state they saw Vincent as an essential gatekeeper for black starlets in a market infamously hard to burglarize. They stated he made the most of that vibrant to prey upon girls of color looking for an entry into Hollywood.
In action to the claims, Vincent launched a declaration to the Washington Post rejecting claims that he looked for sexual favors in exchange for representing starlets.
“We live in a time where men are being confronted with a very real opportunity to take responsibility for their actions. I support this movement wholeheartedly. I have had female clients and employees my entire career in this industry. I have built a reputation for advancing the careers of women of color,” he stated. “I have had affairs while in committed relationships, ones I am now ashamed to say are coming to light and shading my past and my reputation. I can say without a doubt that I have never used favors, sexual or otherwise, as a reason for managing anyone. I want to make it clear that not one of those relationships were anything but consensual.”
Vincent continued, “I take responsibility for my part in the situation and I am not here to diminish anyone’s feelings or experiences. I apologize to these women, my past and present partner, my clients and employees for the pain this is bringing them. I was under the impression I was living my life as a supportive man to women. It is with a heavy heart that I see now I was wrong.”