Anna Faris, actress, has accused Ivan Reitman, the director of the film that was shot in 2006, of inappropriate behavior.
“One of my hardest film experiences was with Ivan Reitman. He slapped my ass. That was a weird moment. I felt angry and hurt,”Faris stated this on her podcast “Unqualified.”
Faris claims it happened during a romantic comedy ladder scene. “My Super Ex-Girlfriend,”This film was directed by Reitman and also stars Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson and Luke.
“I mean, the idea of attempting to make a comedy under this, like, reign of terror. He was a yeller. He would bring down somebody every day, and my first day it was me,” Faris said.
Reitman passed away earlier in the year. He is best known for his blockbuster films like “Ghostbusters” “Kindergarten Cop.”
Faris claims she kept silent about the accusations, even though the #MeToo movement started in 2017.
“I did have like 30 people around me, I think expecting me to do something and I didn’t,” Faris said.
Faris has made reference to the incident in the past but has not revealed the identity of the director. Reitman’s family didn’t respond to a request of comment.