Weinstein's career as a producer crumbled before his eyes, as he seeks treatment for his issues. Spacey lost his role in one of the most popular Netflix shows of all time, and Ridley Scott recast a role with an actor to fill his shoes in a movie that comes out in December. It could be worse for Spacey, though, as police look into allegations of him sexually assaulting a boy just last year.
Sadly, allegations surrounding celebrities are still dropping frequently — the latest of which is against Hollywood heavyweight Richard Dreyfuss. Dreyfuss is known for his roles in “Jaws,” “Mr. Holland's Opus,” and “American Graffiti.”
According to Jessica Teich, who worked with Dreyfuss on an ABC comedy special in the '80s, he sexually harassed her. The special, “Funny, You Don't Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville,” would end up having Teich and the actor spending a lot of time with one another.
Page Six reported:
“I remember walking up the steps into the trailer and turning towards my left,” Teich said. “He was at the back of the trailer, and just — his penis was out, and he sort of tried to draw me close to it.”
While Dreyfuss, 70, didn’t ask Teich to do anything further, she recalled him being unabashedly aroused.
“He was hard. I remember my face being brought close to his penis,” she said. “I can’t remember how my face got close to his penis, but I do remember that the idea was that I was going to give him a blow job. I didn’t, and I left.”
Teich had been working as a researcher and junior writer on “200,” while Dreyfuss was reportedly hosting and producing.
“It was like an out-of-body experience,” she said of seeing Dreyfuss’ penis. “I just tried to swiftly get out of the room. I pretended it hadn’t really happened. I kept moving because it was part of my job, and I knew he was, at the time, a very important guy, and certainly important to me. I trusted him. That’s what’s always so weird. I liked him. That’s part of why it’s so painful, because of the level of innocence one brings to these things. I felt responsible, that I must have indicated in some way that I was available for this.”
Dreyfuss denies exposing himself to Teich.