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Bryan Singer Gay Sex Scandal Explodes New Hollywood Babylon

Director Bryan Singer now finds himself at the center of a Hollywood sex scandal  involving a teenage boy.

Director Bryan Singer now finds himself at the center of a Hollywood sex scandal involving a teenage boy. (Photo: Getty)

Director Bryan Singer, the target of accusations he had sex with an underage boy, now finds himself in the middle of a gay sex scandal involving at least three other high-profile Hollywood executives, suggesting that Hollywood Babylon is still a sordid reality.

Combined with new allegations against celebrity photographer Terry Richardson, it appears that sexual exploitation is still a major problem behind-the-scenes in Hollywood.

British model Emma Appleton tweeted a text message purportedly from Richardson, who said he would work Appleton into a Vogue magazine photo shoot if she would have sex with him.

Richardson called the text message a fake, but Vogue magazine released a statement over the weekend saying that it has “no plans” to work with Richardson again.

In the book, “Hollywood Babylon” filmmaker Kenneth Anger detailed sordid sex scandals involving famous Hollywood stars and movie moguls from the 1900s through the 1950s.

It was first published in 1965 and proved to be an eye-opening account of how celebrities and executives exploited starlets for sex and engaged in wild sex parties with women and boys.

The women’s liberation movement, heightened awareness and new sexual harassment laws were thought to have put a damper on much of that behavior. But the explosive allegations against Singer, Richardson and other movie moguls suggests otherwise.

Michael Egan, now 31, filed a lawsuit last week, charging that he was abused by Singer, beginning when he was 15 years old.

Now his lawyer Jeff Herman, has also sued studio executives Garth Ancier, David Neuman and Gary Goddard. The three men are also alleged to have sodomized Egan, engaged in forced oral sex and fondled him when he was a teenager.

Egan, his mother Bonnie, and Herman revealed the latest complaint yesterday (Apr. 21) in Beverly Hills. All three men are well known in the industry.

Ancier is the former head of programming for Fox and NBC. He was the driving force behind “The Ricki Lake Show,” “The Simpsons,” “Married… With Children” and other hit shows, according to gossip site TMZ.

Neuman was once president of Disney TV. Goddard directed the 1987 movie “Masters of the Universe,” and also worked for Universal Studios, developing theme parks.

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