Geoffrey Rush Steps Down From Australian Film Academy Following Claim Of ‘Inappropriate Behavior’
Written by broebling on December 4, 2017
Geoffrey Rush has stepped down from his position as president of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts after a claim of “inappropriate behavior” by the “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor surfaced this week. The Associated Press and Australian media reported Saturday. Rush announced his decision after the Sydney Theatre Company “received a complaint alleging that Mr. Geoffrey Rush had engaged in inappropriate behavior” during his time with the company. Although further details about the complaint have not been made public, the actor has pushed back against allegations of any past misbehavior.
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