Anna Faris has revealed the identity of the director she accused of inappropriately touching her on set.
Faris revealed on her podcast “Anna Faris Is Unqualified” that Ivan Reitman, the late director of “My Super Ex-Girlfriend,” “slapped my a—” during production and “yelled” at her on her first day, which left her “angry, hurt and humiliated.”
“One of my hardest film experiences was with Ivan Reitman. 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,” the 45-year-old actress said in a conversation with Lena Dunham about the way people behave on set.
“I don’t think you’re the first person who’s reported that. And I’m so sorry you had that experience. And did no one step in and say, “No?,” Dunham, 36, replied.
“No. It was, like, 2006,” Faris said.
The Post has reached out to Faris’ rep for comment.
“The House Bunny” actress has spoken in detail about the incident before — but never revealed the name of the director she was accusing.
On an older episode of her podcast in 2017, Faris recalled one moment that left her so stunned, all she could do was “giggle.”
“I was doing a scene where I was on a ladder and I was supposed to be taking books off a shelf and he slapped my ass in front of the crew so hard,” she shared. “I remember looking around and seeing the crew members being like, ‘Wait, what are you going to do about that? That seemed weird.’”
“And that’s how I dismissed it. I was like, ‘Well, this isn’t a thing. Like, it’s not that big of a deal. Buck up, Faris. Like, just giggle.’ But it made me feel small. He wouldn’t have done that to the lead male,” she continued.
Faris also claimed in 2017 the “Ghostbusters” director told her agent she was hired because of her “great legs.”
“And listen, that’s a f—ing great compliment. I like my legs. But that sort of informed my whole experience with that whole project,” she admitted. “I don’t think the male lead got hired because he had great legs. Therefore I felt like I’m hired because of these elements — not because of [talent].”
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