Like a lot of people, Bryan Singer is afraid of climate change. But unlike a lot of us, it’s not the melting ice caps or rising sea temperatures he’s sweating. He’s more concerned with “today’s climate”, the one that’s unfairly affecting men’s careers based on “mere accusations”. According to The Wrap, Bryan is taking preemptive measures to defend himself against a possible upcoming article in Esquire that’s not going to do him any favors in his quest to pretend those pesky sexual assault allegations are unfounded.
In an attempt to counter the perma-smirk on his face that veritably screams “Morals are for suckers”, Bryan posted an emphatic rebuttal on Instagram to an Esquire article that “may” be published in an attempt to “tarnish” his shiny, unblemished career. Here’s Bryan’s sloppy attempt at damage control.
It sounds like this article might actually threaten Bryan’s career with a substantial blow, something he’s avoided pretty well despite rumors of sexual misconduct going back several decades. If Bryan’s afraid of the misuse of quotes and guilt by association, the Esquire piece must have dug up some pretty gnarly skeletons. Freddie, was that you? The Wrap says that somebody in Bryan’s camp reported to them that, while they declined to comment to Esquire, the kind of questions they were being asked “were ‘clear enough’ to see where the article ‘was going’”.
Bryan’s also linked a Hollywood Reporter article in his bio that reports Jeff Herman, the lawyer who is representing Cesar Sanchez-Guzman who has accused Bryan of a 2003 sexual assault, was accused of committing rape himself. According to that THR article, Jeff once represented another of Bryan’s accusers in a 2014 rape case involving three other men which “collapsed within weeks” and ended with some admittance of false accusations against two of the other defendants (though not Bryan, who never counter-sued). So it looks like that while Bryan doesn’t like the current climate, he’s more than willing to don a raincoat and play outside in the mud.