American actor Jeffrey Tambor has expressed his profound disappointment in the handling of sexual harassment allegations levied against him by Amazon. Tambor has been officially eliminated from Amazon’s Transparent series.
The actor in his statements has said that he is profoundly disappointed in Amazon’s handling of these false accusations against him and that he is even more disappointed in Jill Soloway’s alleged characterization of him as someone who would tend to harm any of his fellow cast mates. In November 2017, trans actresses Van Barnes, Tambor’s personal assistant and Trace Lysette had accused him of sexual assault. Later an investigation was launched by Amazon Studios. Tambor said in a released statement that he is not a predator and would readily apologize if any of his action was ever misinterpreted by anyone as being sexually aggressive.
Jill Soloway expressed his great respect and admiration for the accusers for coming forward and expressing themselves bravely, right after Tambor’s step out from the show was confirmed. Soloway stated that the accusers’ courage in speaking out about their experience on Transparent was an example of the leadership and that it is moment required in the culture. Later after the confirmation of Tambor’s exit, A new poster for The Death of Stalin which featured Tambor was released with Tambo’s face removed from it. The actual image, had his picture alongside co-stars Steve Buscemi, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs, and Michael Palin whereas the new poster had Tambor replaced by Andrea Riseborough.
Jeffrey Michael Tambor, 73 is an American actor, comedian, and vocalist. He is known for his roles in The Larry Sanders Show, Arrested Development, Transparent, Tom Manning, and Hellboy series. Jeffrey bore daughters from his earlier relationships and has a son named Gabriel Kasper, twins named Hugo Bernard and Eli Nicholas and a younger daughter named Eve Julia, from his wife Kasia.