Jeffrey Tambor Says He Hasn't Actually Quit 'Transparent' After All

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Tambor, who previously said that "I don't see how I can return to Transparent", has "no plans to quit" the Amazon series according to a statement his representative gave to the New York Times. Prominent writers, stars, producers, and even the show's creator, Jill Soloway, all begged Amazon to consider letting the show go on without Tambor.

Tambor was first accused by his former personal assistant, Van Barnes, who wrote a private Facebook post about the abuse she suffered while working for the critically acclaimed star.

"This is no longer the job I signed up for four years ago", the Emmy victor said in a statement to Deadline. In a statement to the New York Times, Tambor's agent Allan Mayer said that a final decision hasn't actually been made by either the actor or Amazon Studios. Tambor responded in a statement where he denied those claims. An investigation into the allegations is reportedly still ongoing at Amazon, and there's no telling how long the investigation could last.

She claimed that the actor cornered her and thrust himself "back and forth against my body" before she pushed him off.

In an interview with The Times, Ms. Lysette said she hoped the show would evolve to focus on transgender experiences beyond those of Mr. Tambor's character. He later apologized to his co-star on that show, saying "I am deeply sorry if any action of mine was ever misinterpreted by anyone as being sexually aggressive or if I ever offended or hurt anyone".

"I felt his penis on my hip through his thin pajamas and I pushed him off of me", she said. "I have never been a predator-ever".

Tambor is now facing three sexual harassment allegations.

A third woman, makeup artist Tamara Delbridge, came forward November 22 and said Tambor kissed her without consent on the set of the movie "Never Again" in 2001.

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