February 23, 2017  

Casey Affleck Wants Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Resolved

July 29, 2010 (8:46 am) GMT
According to his attorney, Amanda White who filed the complaint agreed to settle the dispute quietly 'in arbitration'.
Casey Affleck

A lawyer representing filed a request on Wednesday, July 28 asking for the sexual harassment case against the actor to be moved away from the court system and into arbitration. 's brother is being sued for $2 million by Amanda White, a producer on his documentary "I'm Still Here", which follows actor 's attempts to become a rap star.

White filed suit last week alleging she endured "uninvited and unwelcome sexual advances in the workplace" while making the movie. The producer has a list of accusations, which include sexual harassment, breach of oral contract and intentional infliction of emotional distress, and claims she is still owed money for her work on "I'm Still Here". A lawyer for the movie immediately hit back at the allegations, saying, "The complaint will be vigorously defended and cross-claims will be filed against her."

And now Affleck's attorney, Marty Singer, has filed legal papers asking for the case to be resolved by arbitrators and away from the Los Angeles courts. The request claims White signed a contract agreeing to settle all disputes quietly "in arbitration". According to TMZ.com, White's lawyers deny their client ever signed such an agreement.

More Casey Affleck News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Katy Perry's Backup Dancer Falls Offstage During Her BRIT Award Performance
  2. Rooney Mara's Isla Tries to Commit Suicide in New 'The Discovery' Trailer
  3. Matt Damon Urging Ben Affleck to Find a New Wife Amid Jennifer Garner Divorce Rumors
  4. Scarlett Johansson All Smiles During Lunch Date With Mystery Man After Romain Dauriac Split
  5. The Chainsmokers and Coldplay Team Up for Love Song 'Something Just Like This'
  6. Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz Are 'Living Separate Lives'
  7. 'Sons of Anarchy' Spin-Off 'Mayans MC' Taps John Ortiz to Star as New Charter President
  8. Angelina Jolie May Soon Star in 'Maleficent 2'