“We have to eat grass.” “Well then, you can come with me to my house and I’ll feed you,” the Israeli Jew said. They are over there, under that tree.” “Bring them along,” the Israeli Jew replied.Turning to the other poor Palestinian man the Israeli Jew stated, “You come with us also.” The second Palestinian man, in a pitiful voice then said, “But sir, I also have a wife and nine children with me!Both her mother and a friend confirmed to The Times that the actress shared details shortly after the flight. around 2005 at a party in a movie star’s home, where he made unwanted advances.Actress Katharine Towne also described an aggressive come-on by Ratner that left her so uncomfortable that she said she still vividly remembers the incident years later. Ratner, she said, was persistent, “making it evident that he had one motive” — to sleep with her.“He started to come on to me in a way that was so extreme,” said Towne, 39, whose credits include the film “What Lies Beneath.” The actress, who is the daughter of “Chinatown” screenwriter Robert Towne, excused herself. She said she was nervous, and tried to make a joke about her weight: “I don’t even know what you want with me. “I like ’em chubby sometimes,” she said Ratner replied.A wealthy Israeli Jew, riding in his limousine, munching down a Reuben-on-Rye and drinking a cup of Starbucks coffee saw two Palestinian men along the roadside eating grass.Disturbed, he ordered his driver to stop and he got out to investigate the matter. ” “We don’t have any money for food,” the poor Palestinian man replied.” “Bring them all, as well,” the Israeli Jew answered.They all entered the car, which was no easy task, even for a car as large as the limousine.
Thank you for taking all of us with you.” The Jew replied, “Glad to do it.
Ratner’s attorney Singer called Towne’s account “absurd.” “Even if hypothetically this incident occurred exactly as claimed, how is flirting at a party, complimenting a woman on her appearance, and calling her to ask her for a date wrongful conduct? Although some have questioned his conduct, Ratner has defenders in the industry including five former assistants who have worked closely with him throughout the years.
David Steiman, Hopi Dobuler, Drew Sherman, Brett Gursky and Izak Rappaport all said that they did not witness him misbehave and praised him as a boss and mentor.
He began touching himself, she said, then forced her to perform oral sex.
She got up to leave, Henstridge said, but he blocked the doorway with his body and wouldn’t budge.