Portia De Rossi Claims Steven Seagal Unzipped His Pants During Audition

"He told me how important it was to have chemistry off-screen."

Portia de Rossi is adding Steven Seagal’s name to the growing list of sexual predators in Hollywood, accusing him of trying to expose himself to her during an audition.

In a tweet on Wednesday, de Rossi said that she was in a final audition in the actor’s office in which he “told me how important it was to have chemistry off-screen, as he sat me down and unzipped his leather pants.”

She added that her agent was “unfazed” by the news, which reflects how common sexual harassment in the entertainment business has become.

De Rossi’s wife, Ellen DeGeneres, tweeted in support of her spouse after the news broke.

These are not the first allegations against Seagal, however, with Julianna Margulies accusing the actor last week of harassing her with a gun in a hotel room in the past.

Seagal has not yet responded to the allegations.

Adam Salandra is a writer, performer and host in Los Angeles. When he's not covering the latest in pop culture, you can find him playing with his French Bulldog puppy or hovering over the table of food at any social gathering.
@adamsalandra