Brendan Fraser Says HFPA Asked Him to Co-Sign Statement Saying Alleged Assault Was Intended to Be a 'Joke'

In a February interview with GQ, Brendan Fraser alleged that 15 years ago, then-president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Philip Berk, sexually assaulted him. Fraser said the incident left him feeling panicked and afraid: “I felt ill. I felt like a little kid. I felt like there was a ball in my throat. I…

HFPA Is Investigating Brendan Fraser’s Claim That He Was Sexually Assaulted by Its Former President

On Thursday, GQ published a profile entitled “What Ever Happened To Brendan Fraser?” The piece is long and sad and meandering, and has a frustrating answer to its central question—which is that he never really went anywhere. Fraser has been acting consistently for the better part of three decades, and though his…