Following allegationsby three women that he indecently assaulted and sexually harassed them on and off stage during the 2014 Gordon Frost Organisation production of The Rocky Horror Show, Craig McLachlan will no longer be performing in the current production, which is in Adelaide at the moment and then touring to Brisbane and Perth.
McLachlan has been accused of making unwanted sexual advances, inappropriately touching female co-stars and exposing himself in a series of detailed allegations by cast mates Erika Heynatz, Christie Whelan Browne and Angela Scundi according to a joint investigation by the ABCand Fairfax Media.
McLachlan, who is 52 years old and well known for his roles in Home and Away, Neighboursand The Doctor Blake Mysterieshas denied the allegations, calling into question the motives of his accusers, two of whom have made complaints to the Victorian police.
“Frankly, they seem to be simple inventions, perhaps made for financial reasons, perhaps to gain notoriety,” he said in an email to the ABC. “In either event, they are to the best of my knowledge utterly and entirely false.”
“He’s really calculated and very manipulative, a predator,” Heynatz told Fairfax.
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