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Former President George H.W. Bush Apologizes To Actress Heather After Her Accusation

News by Joey Jordan Published on 25 Oct,2017 Updated on 25 Oct,2017

The Former President George H. W. Bush has apologized in a statement after actress Heather Lind accused him of sexually assaulting her while they posed for a photograph together four years ago.

George H. W. Bush apologizes to Heather Lind in a statement

George H. W. Bush apologizes to Heather Lind in a statement

Source: NPR

The 34-year-old actress claimed in a now-deleted Instagram post that the former president touched her from behind from his wheelchair with his wife Barbara Bush by his side. She has also claimed, he told her a 'dirty joke.'

The 93-year-old Bush has apologized to Lind in a statement, People reported. Bush's spokesman Jim McGrath said in the statement, "President Bush would never- under any circumstances- intentionally cause anyone distress, and he most sincerely apologizes if his attempt at humor offended Ms. Lind."

Former president George H. W. Bush apologizes to actress Heather Lind after she accused him of sexual harassment

George H. W. Bush apologizes to actress Heather Lind after she accused him of sexual harassment

Source: People

The TURN: Washington's Spies took a photo of former Presidents Barack Obama and Bush shaking hands in a gathering of other former presidents where she said in a lengthy caption:

I found it disturbing because I recognize the respect ex-presidents are given for having served. And I feel pride and reverence toward many of the men in the photo. But when I got the chance to meet George H. W. Bush four years ago to promote a historical television show I was working on, he sexually assaulted me while I was posing for a similar photo.

She added, her AMC castmates had known about the alleged assault, and now she decided to come forward because of ''the bravery of other women who have spoken up and written about their experiences."

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