Actor Emile Hirsch is being investigated for the alleged assault of a woman while attending the Sundance Film Festival. The incident took place in the middle of the night at the Tao nightclub in Park City Utah, according to a report first made in The New York Post.
The unnamed woman is an executive at Paramount Pictures. The police were called in after a complaint was made to a security guard. The Post quoted a witness as saying, “Something happened between the movie exec and Emile, and she said she had been assaulted and asked security to call the police. Emile didn’t leave the scene, and calmly waited for the police to arrive, and spoke with them until around 5 a.m., after which he went home with his friends. No arrests were made.”
A source told US Weekly, “Last night, Emile Hirsch got into a fight with an executive at Paramount at TAO Sundance, ” the insider tells Us, “and the executive was looking into pressing charges against Emile this morning.”
Capt. Phil Kirk, CIO of the Park City PD, said, “Currently this is an active case that we’re still investigating. We’ll be submitting the case to the Summit County Attorney’s Office for screening as soon as we complete the investigation.”
The 29 year old Emile Hirsch was attending the Sundance festival to promote his new movie “Ten Thousand Saints, ” which co-stars Ethan Hawke, Hailee Steinfeld and Emily Mortimer. The film is about a teen who’s sent to live with his father in Manhattan after his friend overdoses.