Hugh Jackman Speaks Out About ‘Music Man’ & Scott Rudin Abuse Allegations


Hugh Jackman is speaking out.

The 52-year-old The Greatest Showman actor addressed the recent reports against producer Scott Rudin regarding his allegedly abusive behavior towards former and current staffers.

Music Man star Sutton Foster vowed to quit the upcoming Broadway production if Scott Rudin didn’t step down. After Scott announced that he is stepping away from Broadway amid the bullying and abuse allegations, Music Man co-star Hugh Jackman spoke out on Wednesday (April 21), via THR.

Find out what he said…

“I want to say how much I respect and applaud the people that have spoken up about their experience working with Scott Rudin. It takes an enormous amount of courage and strength to stand up and state your truth. This has started a conversation that is long overdue, not just on Broadway, and the entertainment industry, but across all workforce. The most important voice we needed to hear from was Scott Rudin, he has now spoken up and stepped away from the Music Man,” he said.

“I hope and pray this is a journey of healing for all the victims and the community. We are currently rebuilding the Music Man team and are aspiring to create an environment that is not only safe, but ensures that everyone is seen, heard and valued. This is something that is and has always been very important to me.”

Find out what else his co-star Sutton Foster said about the situation.



Updated: April 21, 2021 — 9:23 pm

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