— With AAP.
In a statement issued this afternoon, Oscar winner Rush has denied the allegations.
Fellow Australian actors Stone and Rush worked together eight years ago in an Australian theatre production of The Diary Of A Madman, when Stone played opposite Rush between 2010 and 2011 in Sydney and later in Brooklyn, New York.
Stone has told The New York Times that Rush danced naked in front of her in a dressing room “in a playful, clownish manner”.
Speaking to Leigh Sales on ABC’s 7.30, Stone explained how Rush entered the shared dressing room.
“I was sitting at the mirrors and he came in from the shower holding his towel and he was naked and he danced around in front of me with his penis out,” she said.
She also alleges he used a small mirror to spy on her in the shower.
— Leigh Sales (@leighsales) December 17, 2018
7.30 have reportedly spoken to one witness who claims to have seen Rush dancing in the Sydney dressing room and attempting to see Stone showering.
Rush also sent Stone text messages that “became more sexual in nature but always encased in this very highfalutin intellectual language” to which, she says, she “enthusiastically and willingly” responded.