David Guillod, 53 years old, a producer hollywood agent of the stars, went to the police voluntarily to be heard by the investigators, as reported this Monday, June 22, the lawyer of the man accused of sexual harassment or rape by three women.
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The prosecutor's office of Santa Barbara, in charge of the case with prosecutors from the county of Los Angeles, did not immediately respond to requests from Agence France-Presse. David Guillod was first accused by actress Jessica Barth (in the casting of the film " Ted "), who claims that the producer had drugged and sexually assaulted at a meeting in 2012. The Los Angeles police department had investigated but closed the case two years later.
"We think that the pooling of these cases, and its timing suspicious"
In the wake of the anti-harassment MeToo, Jessica Barth had made public its charges, after a woman was contacted, she said, with a similar story. Two other women, anonymous, accuse the producer, including one of rape in December 2014, according to the Los Angeles Times. "We think that the pooling of these cases, and its timing is suspicious," said the lawyer of the producer. David Guillod had cooperated with the justice, and the e-mails and text messages " show a story very different than that which is told ", he said.