A new law suit reveals the lascivious ongoings of a Hollywood scandal, in which a producer was seduced and then threatened by his investor's daughter.
A report from the New York Post explains the bizarre story behind "Time Freak" and GTM Pictures.
After partnering with Chinese investor Sean Liao, producer Keith Wright found himself embroiled in trouble. Wright had been given $10 million to create three movies, including the rom-com "Time Freak," through the newly founded GTM Pictures.
Wright was quickly made into a target for Wendy Liao, Sean's daughter, whom he claims aggressively attempted to court him.
“She consistently asked Mr. Wright out for lunch and dinner,” the sexual harassment suit reads.
“Ms. Liao also repeatedly purchased or offered to purchase gifts for Mr. Wright. These gifts – including a Hugo Boss watch, Adidas shoes, engraved Tiffany cufflinks, a Coach backpack – were never solicited by Mr. Wright and made him uncomfortable."
Wright says he returned the gifts but Wendy continued nonetheless, referring to Wright as her "gigolo."
During a business meeting, she allegedly asked if “he was going to see the ‘cherry blossom’ the next day or the ‘p***y blossom.'”
Things escalated as Wendy stalked Wright on social media and appeared drunkenly at his home.
Eventually, Wendy began texting Wright threatening messages, saying “you will die” and “you have to be killed,” according to court documents. When Wright went to the police to report the threats, Liaos cut off contact and funding for his projects by firing him. Wendy has since characterized the accusations as “bulls***.”
Wright is suing Wendy and Sean Liao along with GTM International and Beach Pictures for unspecified emotional damages.
He says he is owed 15 percent of the profits from "Time Freak." His lawyer, Kevin Mintzer, said the Liaos should pay for their “disturbing and illegal behavior.”
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