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'X-Men' Director Accused of Teen Sex Abuse

A former child model and aspiring actor is suing Bryan Stinger for sexual abuse.

Bryan Singer (Wikimedia)
Bryan Singer (Wikimedia)
A former child model and aspiring actor is suing Hollywood director Bryan Singer and others for sexual abuse the victim says he endured when he was 15 years old.  

Michael Egan III spoke at a news conference in Los Angeles Thursday and described being drugged, threatened and forced to perform sexual acts in Hawaii and Los Angeles over several years. 

"You were a piece of meat," said Egan, describing how he and other teenage boys were viewed at the home where Singer abused him. 

Singer is known for producing films like "X-Men 2" and "The Usual Suspects."

Egan is suing Singer for emotional distress, battery, assault and invasion of privacy, and is seeking more than $75,000.

Singer's attorney said, "It is obvious that this case was filed in an attempt to get publicity at the time when Bryan's new movie is about to open in a few weeks."

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