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' He lent up against her with an erect penis and he wanted her to know,' she said. McLachlan has also been accused of tickling another woman’s foot and reaching up towards her groin, while he was The court heard the victim did not tell her friend about the alleged sexual assault until years after the
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Craig McLachlan allegedly leant into a female actor when he had an erection during the Melbourne run of a theatre production.
A friend of one of the four women who accuse the Logie-winning actor of indecent assault said the female actor’s voice trembled as she detailed her account of the alleged incident.
‘‘He leant up against her and he had an erect penis and he wanted her to know,’’ the friend told Melbourne Magistrates Court on Wednesday.
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‘‘I believe it was after a show or a rehearsal.’’
The female actor was ‘‘taken aback’’ and felt uncomfortable and ‘‘violated’’, her friend said, and didn’t know what to do.
‘‘She felt she was unable to do anything about it,’’ the friend said.
Mr McLachlan, 54, has pleaded not guilty to 16 charges, comprising counts of indecent assault, common assault and attempted indecent assault, related to the Melbourne leg of a 2014 stage show.
He is accused of putting his tongue in one woman’s mouth during an unscripted kiss on stage and of inappropriately touching another female actor when they were in a scene together but he was hidden from the audience.
McLachlan told to apologise for grabbing actor by her face, court told
'You scared her', Melbourne stage show's director told Logie-winner before he apologised to female actor for grabbing her face amid onstage issues, court hears.One of the four female actors who accuse Mr McLachlan of indecent assault went to the production’s resident director one night in 2014 reporting that the Logie-winner had grabbed her face while the pair were in a scene together.
Alleged victim confronted McLachlan and he threatened her, Irving said. McLachlan is accused of During the contested hearing the court was told there were staged kisses between characters but He said during rehearsals he urged actors to speak up if they were uncomfortable and he would have
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He is also accused of putting his hand up a third woman’s leg while she was on stage, and kissing the fourth woman offstage without her consent.
The four women cannot be named.
Mr McLachlan’s lawyers argue some alleged acts didn’t happen and the ones that did were either consensual or didn’t constitute an assault or indecent assault.
The court heard that after Mr McLachlan kissed the female actor when it wasn’t in the script, she confronted him offstage and told him, ‘‘Don’t you do that again.’’
‘‘She said he backed her up against a wall and said, ‘Don’t you talk to me like that, I will end you’,’’ the friend recalled of the conversation the two women had in the days afterwards.
‘‘It absolutely threw her. No one had ever spoken to her with such intensity in such a negative way.’’
The friend said the female actor didn’t feel comfortable being around Mr McLachlan when she was ‘‘potentially going to be violated at any moment’’.
‘‘She didn’t want to work with Craig any more,’’ the friend said.
The actor wanted to work in future shows, the friend said, but not with Mr McLachlan.
During the 2014 Melbourne run, the four women who accuse Mr McLachlan of indecent assault spoke about his behaviour, the friend said.
After the opening show in Melbourne the cast and crew gathered to celebrate with family and friends, and during that function the female actor told her friend not to have anything to do with the star.
‘‘She made a passing comment when he entered the room ... ‘That’s Craig, he’d love you, stay away from him’,’’ the friend said.
The contested hearing continues.
Former Neighbours' star Craig McLachlan says he has no case to answer as court retires until April next year to rule on the actor's fate .
Lawyers acting for Aussie actor Craig McLachlan will argue the 'adored' former Neighbours' star has no case to answer over shocking sexual assault allegations. The final witness in McLachlan's contested hearing at the Melbourne Magistrates' Court gave evidence in Melbourne on Monday. McLachlan's legal team now has months to prepare his final defence in which they are expected to make a 'no case submission' on some or all of the charges. © Provided by Daily Mail Craig McLachlan as he appeared in the hit soap opera Neighbours back in his glory days.