The singer accuses Placido Domingo of sexual harassment. She told about it on TV
A woman presented as a victim Placido Domingo she gave an interview to the Spanish television La Sexta. Her name was not released and her face was obscured. She herself said that she is a singer and collaborated with Domingo about 20 years ago in one of the Spanish theaters. “One of the first things I was told was not to ride the elevator alone with Placido Domingo,” the woman recalled. She would soon find out that these warnings were not unfounded.
“The first time I felt embarrassed during the rehearsal. He told me in front of everyone: ‘Listen, can I put my hand in one of your pretty pockets?’ And she added that on another occasion Domingo tried to kiss her. She had a dilemma how to react so that they could continue their work normally. “If I had warned him, there would have been consequences, and if I had given him permission, I didn’t even want to think about what would happen,” she said.
The artist admitted that she ultimately did not report Domingo to her bosses or law enforcement. She felt that he was untouchable and she was secondary. The 81-year-old tenor has yet to comment on this sensational interview.
So far, none of the women accusing Domingo of harassment – among them singers, dancers, instrumentalists, singing teachers and people working behind the scenes of artistic events – has filed a lawsuit against him. However, the scandals took a toll on his career. tenor, among others resigned as director of the Los Angeles Opera and from working at the New York Metropolitan Opera.
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