Steven Seagal trod out of an interrogation on Thursday after he was asked about sexual assault allegations made against him.
Seagal has disavowed all allegations.
During an interview with BBC Newsnight on Thursday, reporter Kirsty Wark asked Seagal about the allegations.
“You clearly expend a lot of time in Russia, you spend a lot of time in America, you’re write films and so forth, ” she began.
“In terms of your life in America, you’ve been very much caught up in all the allegations of unprofessional behavior, ” Wark, 63, persisted. “You had a abuse allegation against you. I wonder how you deal with all that.”
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At the mention of “rape, ” Seagal to be undertaken by take his earpiece off. A member of the camera crew could be heard in the background helping him take off the microphone.
Wark was undeterred, saying, “Hello, Steven Seagal? ”
When no response came from the actor, she continued with her segment, saying, “Steven Seagal there. And though, of course, he didn’t respond there he has said previously he repudiates any accusations that have been made against him.”
A rep for Seagal did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s is asking for comment.
The actor was accused of rape by an extra who appeared in his 1994 cinema On Deadly Ground, Regina Simons. She told TheWrapthat she was 18 at the time of the alleged rape, which she claimed happened after Seagal invited her to a wrapping defendant for the movie at his Beverly Hills home in 1993.
In early September, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office declined to file charges against Seagal.
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According to an L.A. County D.A. attack evaluation worksheet, “the reporting gathering has been suggested that in 1993, she was the victim of a carnal abuse perpetrated by the doubt. The scapegoat was 18 years old at the time. The statute of limitations expired in 1999. Therefore, an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the evidence presented is not warranted and the issue is declined.”
A spokesperson for Seagal previously revoked McCarthy’s am of the view that he asked her to strip naked during an audition for the movie Under Siege 2 to The Daily Beast.
His lawyer at the time, Marty Singer, likewise affirmed an charge in which the actor was accused of barging in on an unnamed Hollywood executive who was changing in his trailer in 1991.
“This is totally false…It is concerning this person doesn’t render her reputation to give her contends legality, ” Singer told The Sun at the time.
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