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Finn Wolfhard dumps APA agency after sexual assault claims

Canadian child star Finn Wolfhard has officially left a Los Angeles-based talent agency after his representative was accused of sexually assaulting a teenager.

Agent Tyler Grasham was first called out by filmmaker and ex-child star, Blaise Godbe Lipman, in a #MeToo letter shared to Facebook and Instagram Monday.

‘The Office’ actor wrote alongside the viral hashtag #MeToo: ‘Tyler Grasham, under the pretense of a business meeting regarding potential agency representation at APA Agency, fed me alcohol while I was underage and sexually assaulted me.

‘APA Agency has kept this man employed, working with kid actors. I find it incredibly difficult to believe they do not know of his predatory behavior, using his position within the company to prey on naive kids,’ Lipman said in the post.

‘Stranger Things’ star Finn Wolfhard left Los Angeles-based talent agency APA after his representative Tyler Graham (center) was accused of sexually assaulting a teenager

Grasham was first called out by filmmaker and ex-child star, Blaise Godbe Lipman (pictured) in a #MeToo letter shared to Facebook and Instagram Monday

Grasham was first called out by filmmaker and ex-child star, Blaise Godbe Lipman (pictured) in a #MeToo letter shared to Facebook and Instagram Monday

In a #MeToo post, 'The Office' actor accused Grasham feeding him 'alcohol while underage and sexually assaulted' him

In a #MeToo post, ‘The Office’ actor accused Grasham feeding him ‘alcohol while underage and sexually assaulted’ him

The filmmaker later shared further details on the shocking revelation, confirming it was written by him, while speaking in an interview with Deadline.

Lipman said he was about to turn 18 one summer the agent got him ‘drunk at a meeting to talk about business.’

He added: ‘We were at his apartment when he got on top of me and fondled me. I pushed him off without trying to upset him.

‘It was a very precarious position to be in, not to insult someone who was in a position of power.’  

Lipman said the incident happened at business meeting regarding potential agency representation

Lipman said the incident happened at business meeting regarding potential agency representation

Following the support he received, Lipman wrote a thank you letter: 'Immense gratitude for everyone who has reached out in support and solidarity over the past few days'

Following the support he received, Lipman wrote a thank you letter: ‘Immense gratitude for everyone who has reached out in support and solidarity over the past few days’

Wolfhard, 14, known for his role as Mike Wheeler in the hit Netflix series ‘Stranger Things,’ parted ways with the agent and the company all together this week after the claims surfaced this week.

Grasham was sacked from his position at APA as at least two other men who worked alongside the agent have come forward since with similar allegations, Variety confirmed.

Film and TV editor Lucas Ozarowski, 27, also told Deadline the agent attempted sexual advances on him.

A spokesperson for the agency told Variety: 'APA takes these allegations extremely seriously and is investigating this matter'

A spokesperson for the agency told Variety: ‘APA takes these allegations extremely seriously and is investigating this matter’

‘Tyler did the same thing to me … He got me a little tipsy and took me to the Sandbox bar next door. There were more and more drinks,’ Ozarowski said.

‘At midnight or 1 AM I told him I wanted to go home, but I’d left my phone at his house to charge. So we went back there and I called for an Uber.

‘But he said, ‘Let’s watch The Martian while you’re waiting for Uber.’ I said OK and we sat down on the couch. I had my phone in my crotch, and all of a sudden he reached over and grabbed me under my pants,’ he added.

'The agency has retained an independent investigator to look into the allegations against Grasham'

‘The agency has retained an independent investigator to look into the allegations against Grasham’

‘It really took me off guard. I pulled his hands out and said, ‘You know I’m not gay. I don’t want this Hollywood BS’.’

The longtime Hollywood representative is currently under investigation by the company after sexual assault reports surfaced this week.

A spokesperson for the agency told Variety: ‘APA takes these allegations extremely seriously and is investigating this matter.

‘The agency has retained an independent investigator to look into the allegations against Grasham.’ 

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