Craig McLachlan launches defamation action against ABC, Fairfax over sexual harassment allegations – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Craig McLachlanActor Craig McLachlan has filed defamation proceedings against the ABC and Fairfax Media, which reported on allegations he sexually harassed several former colleagues.

Victoria Police is currently investigating allegations McLachlan committed multiple sexual offences while performing in the Rocky Horror Show in 2014.

A joint ABC/Fairfax investigation revealed three women from the 2014 production claimed McLachlan took advantage of his raunchy role as Dr Frank-N-Furter to indecently assault, intimidate and harass them, both on and off stage.

McLachlan has denied the allegations, describing them as baseless.

via Craig McLachlan launches defamation action against ABC, Fairfax over sexual harassment allegations – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)