George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush camp answers allegations, saying he 'patted women's rears in ... a good-natured manner'

George H.W. Bush camp answers allegations, saying he 'patted women's rears in ... a good-natured manner'

Former President George H.W. Bush apologized Wednesday in a statement in which his representatives said “he has patted women’s rears in what he intended to be a good-natured manner.”

The admission came after actress Heather Lind, in a now-deleted Instagram post, said that four years ago the 41st president had touched her “from behind” while she posed for a photo with him. She joins other prominent women who have come forward in recent weeks to accuse prominent men of sexual assault and harassment.

"He didn't shake my hand. He touched me from behind from his wheelchair with his wife Barbara Bush by his side. He told me a dirty joke. And then, all the while being...

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