Earlier in 2018, E! investigated Hardy's allegations, and eventually concluded there was "insufficient evidence" to prove her story. In November 2017, news broke that a former E! wardrobe stylist claimed that he behaved inappropriately towards her, though we learned this in a statement Seacrest released ahead of any public accusation. Another executive with knowledge of the situation confirms that the longer than usual delay is one of several "defensive scenarios" that E! has on the table in the Seacrest matter for Sunday afternoon. After all, couldn't you just see someone like Reese Witherspoon or Natalie Portman asking Seacrest about his own sexual misconduct allegations on the live show?
Seacrest recently faced allegations by his former stylist of inappropriate behavior, including crotch grinding, rear-end slapping, and more, resulting in fears that some celebrities interviewed by Seacrest will make comments or otherwise behave in ways unfit for television.
Seacrest is slated, as usual, to spearhead the E! 'I can not wait to see you there, ' she said. Ryan has continued to deny the accusations, and claims Suzie is only making the allegations so he will pay her millions of dollars. I didn't know what was happening. "I miss Catt Sadler, and we stand with her".
As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Ripa made an endorsement toward the 43-year-old host by stating that "you are a privilege to work with", followed by claiming that she is speaking for every one of the crew members of the show.
TMZ reported late past year that her lawyer contacted Mr Seacrest's people and demanded a cool €12.8million to stay quiet.
"As proud as I am and as strong as a woman as I am, as smart as I am and as much work as I've done with therapists, it really affected me", Hardy told Variety of the alleged abuse. 'I am not a judge.
"I mean, there is a lot to think about with E!, you know?" I am not a jury. "I don't know. that is where this stuff gets tricky".