Casey Affleck pulls out of presenting Best Actress Oscar

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Casey Affleck pulls out of presenting Best Actress Oscar

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Casey Affleck pictured with his 2017 Oscar for Best Actor

Oscar-winning actor Casey Affleck has pulled out of this year’s Academy Awards, his publicist has confirmed. By tradition, Affleck – who won Best Actor for Manchester By The Sea in 2017 – would have been expected to present the best actress award this year.The actor, brother of fellow Hollywood star Ben Affleck, was sued by two women for alleged sexual harassment in 2010.He denies the allegations against him, and the lawsuits were settled out of court.

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