Impressed by the individuals coming ahead with their tales about sexual assault in gentle of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Björk determined to share an account of the harassment she confronted throughout her temporary foray into the appearing world. Björk defined that she was engaged on a challenge with “a Danish director” who made it clear that it was “the norm” for ladies on set to be humiliated and handled as “a lesser sexually harassed being.” Björk says she repeatedly rejected this director’s advances, so he “sulked and punished” her by convincing the crew that she was troublesome to work with. Her assertion didn’t embody the person’s title, however contemplating that Björk has solely ever made two films and one in every of them was Danish director Lars Von Trier Dancer In The Darkish, the implication was apparent.
Now, Von Trier has denied the allegations that he sexually harassed Björk, together with his Zentropa enterprise companion Peter Aalbaek Jensen telling a Danish newspaper (through IndieWire) that Von Trier was shocked by Björk’s accusations. Jensen admits that there was plenty of stress on set between Björk and Von Trier, however he says “that girl was stronger than each Lars Von Trier and me and our firm collectively.” Von Trier has reportedly refused to touch upon the difficulty past this, with a spokesperson explaining that he doesn’t need this to change into a “mudslide.”