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Jennifer Lawrence not sure if she will talk to Seacrest

Jennifer Lawrence not sure if she will talk to Seacrest”

Jennifer Lawrence is conflicted over whether she will do an interview with Ryan Seacrest at the Oscars following recent sexual harassment allegations against the E! host.

As reported by the Hollywood Reporter, the allegation against Seacrest first came to light back in November 2017 after a former stylist accused him of behaving inappropriately when they worked together at E! a decade ago. Not only has he served as the lead host and executive producer for E!'s Live from the Red Carpet series, which he's previously done for the Globes, and Grammys, but he also juggles a handful of other projects that make him one of Hollywood and the entertainment industry's most powerful players. While E! found insufficient evidence after investigating the claims against Seacrest and plan to keep him as red carpet host this Sunday evening, it's likely that the drama isn't over quite yet.

The 43-year-old said he had "eagerly participated" in the two-month internal inquiry, carried out by an independent third-party, "in order to demonstrate my innocence because I know my truth, and I believe in due process". He has not been to trial for anything, I am not a judge. "Umm, I don't know".

"I just want you to know that you are a privilege to work with, and I adore you", Ripa exclaimed. Then, on Monday, Variety published a cover story that included detailed accounting of what those allegations entailed, with Seacrest once again denying them.

"Umm, I don't know", she said. "I have always had a problem with the Fashion Police". Scandal actress Bellamy Young was another person who spoke out against Ryan, saying, "I think this is the time to step aside and let someone of equal talent that is beyond reproach to be in charge".

Lawrence referenced former E! host Catt Sadler who quit over the huge pay disparity between herself and her male co-host, noting that E! hasn't brought in another female co-host long-term to replace Sadler. And Seacrest is all set to host red carpet coverage for E!

A spokesperson for E!, a division of NBCUniversal, said the investigation into Seacrest had been "extremely comprehensive and thorough". Seacrest has vehemently denied all such accusations and written them off as "reckless". "I'm very, very excited", she added.

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Ryan Seacrest has Kelly Ripa in his corner.

He released a statement which says, in part, "This person who has accused me of awful things offered, on multiple occasions, to withdraw her claims if I paid her millions of dollars. Any claims that question the legitimacy of this investigation are completely baseless", the statement further read.



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