Lawsuit: Bryan Singer Sexually Assaulted 17-Year-Old in 2003

Bryan Singer Sued for Allegedly Sexually Assaulting 17-Year-Old Boy Singer Denies Allegations

Singer is likely best known as the director of multiple films in Fox's X-Men franchise, starting with the 2000 original and as recently as 2016's X-Men: Apocalypse.

Bryan Singer allegedly raped and forced oral sex on a then-17-year-old in 2003. Guzman says he again pleaded with Singer to stop, to no avail. According to the legal complaint, Singer told the minor that no one would believe him if he reported the incident, and he threatened to hire people who could potentially ruin Sanchez-Guzman's reputation if he spoke out.

TMZ has obtained a copy of the suit, and it alleges that Cesar Sanchez-Guzman attended a party, which was attended by "many young gay males", on a yacht owned by tech investor Lester Waters. During the party, it is alleged that Singer offered Sanchez-Guzman a tour of the boat and then trapped him in a room where he "forced him into acts of oral and anal sex".

Cesar Sanchez-Guzman claims that he was sexually assaulted by Singer on a yacht in Seattle. A representative for Singer told TMZ the filmmaker denies all the allegations made against him in the new lawsuit from Sanchez-Guzman.

You may recall another man, Michael Egan, making similar claims against Singer and other industry power players in 2014.

Besides those two cases, Singer has been the subject of various other sexual misconduct allegations over the years.

According to reports, the director missed several days of production following the Thanksgiving holiday, with the film's cinematographer stepping in to direct. Singer was sacked from the film on Tuesday.

Guzman claims he suffered "emotional distress, mental anguish, and physical and mental pain".

The suit, filed by attorney Jeff Herman, claims Singer later approached Guzman, said he was a powerful Hollywood producer and he could help Guzman get into acting as long as he kept silent. "Those claims were dismissed by Egan himself, and he later went to Federal prison for lying in a fraud case".

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