They would swirl around him. Since actor Anthony Edwards wrote in an online essay last month that Goddard sexually abused him as a pubescent actor in Santa Barbara, seven others from the theater group told the Los Angeles Times that their former mentor molested or attempted to molest them as boys.
Brunton and Teich both said they were inspired to come forward after reading statements of support made by Takei and Dreyfuss in the wake of gary goddard sex abuse in Portland claims by others. More From the Los Angeles Times.
It is a horror because it is manipulating young hearts and minds. All rights reserved. Sign Up. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The use of fear to control and manipulate can be both obvious and subtle. And he developed a career as a designer of theme parks and other attractions, co-founding Landmark Entertainment Group with a former Santa Barbara classmate.
Search Our Site. Perhaps no secret was as bitterly kept as the alleged sexual assault of Drnavich. The letters, according to Singer, thanked Goddard for a computer and a camera for his business.
It just seemed so hypocritical. In , while still employed by Landmark, Driscoll said that during a get-together with a group of close friends from the Santa Barbara theater, one of them broke down crying, alleging that he had been sexually abused as a child by Goddard.
About Us. But there was a downside to his attention, several of his former proteges said, causing them to avoid being last in the car with Goddard, or closest to his bed on an overnight trip. Goddard well into adulthood, and now, out of the blue, are making false, disparaging and defamatory statements.
Now Egan has filed another lawsuit against a John Doe defendant.