George Clooney's 'ER' co-star makes allegations about his role in harassment on set

By: Rare.us

Updated:

Following George Clooney’s condemnation of disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, his “ER” costar Vanessa Marquez took to Twitter to accuse the actor of having her “blacklisted” when she told him about the sexual and racial harassment that ran rampant on set.

>> Read more trending news

“Clooney helped blacklist me when I spoke up about harassment on ER (sic),” she tweeted this week. “‘Women who don’t play the game lose career.’ I did.”

>> RELATED: George Clooney publicly slams Harvey Weinstein amid sexual harassment allegations

According to the actress, actor Eric La Salle and a crew member sexually harassed her, while cast members Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle and Julianna Margulies taunted her about her Mexican heritage. She claimed she brought the issues to executive producer John Wells and later to Clooney.

>> Most shared stories

“Clooney & Wells are liars who organized my being BLACKLISTED for 25 years & still stands (sic),” she continued in a series of tweets.

Marquez played a nurse on “ER” during the show’s first three seasons, and she has appeared in a handful of short films and TV movies since. Clooney has not yet responded to the allegations.

Next Up: