In line with The Hollywood Reporter, Tom Sizemore was “informed to go away” the set of Born Killers in 2003 after he allegedly touched an 11-year-old actress inappropriately. The crew was taking images with Sizemore for a plot factor that concerned footage of a spouse and daughter that his character deserted, with the 11-year-old taking part in his daughter and carrying a flannel nightgown within the images. Throughout a shot with the lady on Sizemore’s lap, he allegedly “rubbed his finger in opposition to the lady’s vagina or inserted it inside,” with the actress taking part in the mother character—Robyn Adamson—saying that “at one level her eyes bought simply large, like she may’ve vomited.” After that, the lady “had hassle taking course,” and when Adamson heard about what had allegedly occurred, she “knew precisely what it was” that brought about the lady’s response.
The lady informed her dad and mom shortly after, however a manufacturing supervisor remembers that she was so younger that it “was unclear” whether or not or not it had really occurred or if it had been intentional. Nonetheless, the manufacturing took the allegation severely, with producers instantly pulling Sizemore from the set and analyzing the images for any form of clues. They didn’t see something, and the lady’s dad and mom mentioned that they didn’t wish to take her off of the mission or press expenses, so Sizemore was ultimately introduced again to movie reshoots. On the time, Sizemore mentioned that he had “completed a number of terrible issues,” however he’d “by no means do something with children.” As THR notes, this got here at “the peak of his scandal-driven infamy,” shortly after he had been convicted of abusing his ex-girlfriend.
Apparently, although, the crew was already sick of Sizemore’s habits, as he supposedly had a behavior of “making inappropriate feedback, being drunk, being excessive” on set. One manufacturing assistant referred to him as a “fucking sleazebag” upon listening to the allegation, and he and another members of the crew “reached for hammers” when rumors about what had occurred reached them. They needed to be talked down by producer James R. Rosenthal, who was additionally “furious” however satisfied them to not “kick the man’s ass.”
The lady in query, who’s now 26 and informed THR that she didn’t wish to be named, declined to supply every other particulars however did say that she lately employed a lawyer to discover authorized motion in opposition to each Sizemore and her dad and mom.