Placido Domingo does it used its power to that of women agree to have sex with him? In an article from the news agency Associated Press (AP), the nine women who worked with him say that their career has been slowed down after they have refused the advances of the director of the Los Angeles Opera. According to the american news agency, several people argue that this aspect of the famous Spanish singer was well-known in the middle of the opera.
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Seven of the nine accusers have stated that their careers had been affected after he rejected the advances of Placido Domingo. Some say that they will be eventually denied roles that he promised them, and never be hired to work at his side. They also recount how the star of the opera called many times, sometimes late in the evening. According to them, they asked for an appointment in a bar, an apartment or a hotel room under the guise of giving them advice on their career.
Only Patricia Wulf, a mezzo-soprano who has sung with the tenor with the Washington Opera, has agreed to testify with their faces uncovered. The other women remain anonymous, for fear of losing their job or retaliation. The Los Angeles opera, including Placido Domingo is the general director, said in the evening that he was going to “hire a lawyer to investigate [c]es of the disturbing allegations”.
accusations “inaccurate” according to him
“people who know me or who have worked with me know that I am someone who would want to intentionally hurt, to offend or embarrass anyone.”
“The accusations of these anonymous individuals dating back to thirty years ago are very disturbing, and, presented so inaccurate,” said Placido Domingo in a statement sent to AP. “But it is painful to hear that I might have upset or made uncomfortable of which – even if it was a long time ago and despite my best intentions. I thought all of my interactions and relationships were always welcome and consensual. People who know me or who have worked with me know that I am someone who would want to intentionally hurt, offend or embarrass anyone.”
“However, I do recognize that the rules and standards by which we are – and we should – be judged today are really different from what you had short in the past,” added the singer to 4000 performances.