Bohemian Rhapsody Director Brian Singer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Boys


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Brian Singer, one of the directors of the Oscar nominated movie, Bohemian Rhapsody, has been accused of sexually assaulting young boys.

He denies, through his publicist, all the allegations.  

The longtime filmmaker (X-Men, Superman, Legion, Valkyrie) has long been connected to allegations of misconduct with young boys, but has always denied those claims. The latest comes from The Atlantic that says he's being accused of sexual assault of minors. One of the minors is a 13-year-old boy who worked on his 1998 film Apt Pupil.

According to the outlet, Victor Valdovinos claims, when he was 13 years old, Singer hired him to be an extra on his film Apt Pupil near Los Angeles, in 1997. Valdovinos claims he was told to strip naked, and put on a towel for a shower sceneThen he alleges Singer repeatedly molested him all day. “[He] grabbed my genitals and started masturbating it,” Valdovinos said in the Atlantic.

The director says he and Valdovinos never even met.

This story comes out just as Bohemian Rhapsody got several Oscar nominations. Singer got directing credit for the film, even though he was fired while filming it.

There are many more claims by underage, tennage boys in the article in The Atlantic.