I’m Still Here may be a hoax, but the sexual harassment charges that resulted during its filming are assuredly not. Casey Affleck, 35, has settled with two former female employees from the film who were suing him for extensive damages.

Producer Amanda White and cinematographer Magdalena Gorka were seeking $2 million and $2.5 million respectively, alleging that they were subjected to sexual harassment and emotional distress. White also sued Affleck for his failure to pay $50,000 that they had agreed upon verbally. According to the original charges, White claimed that Affleck hired transvestite prostitutes "for his personal gratification," regularly called women "cows" and physically harassed her after she rejected his sexual advances. Gorka accused Affleck of egging on the crew to subject her to a "near daily barrage of sexual comments, innuendo and unwelcome advances." Additionally, the two alleged that they did not receive due credit on the film, after departing the shoot early. 

Affleck, who originally threatened to countersue, has settled with the two women out of court. According to a statement released Monday by his spokesperson, the matter has "been resolved to the mutual satisfaction of the parties and the lawsuits are being dismissed." –AMY LEE

 

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