Danny Elfman is being sued for defamation by a composer who previously sued him for sexual misconduct.

Composer Nomi Abadie has filed a defamation lawsuit against composer Danny Elfman, according to media reports.

In the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Ebadi alleged that statements Elfman made to Rolling Stone magazine last year “promoted horrific lies about my sleep for the purpose of publishing them in Rolling Stone.”

Statements by Elfman and his representatives denied Ebadi’s allegations of sexual misconduct. Instead, the complaint alleges that Elfman and his team portrayed Ebadi as “a scorned woman seeking revenge and money to force Elfman to ‘pay the price for her rejection.'”

Attorney Eric George filed the defamation lawsuit today on behalf of Abadie, Rolling Stone and several other media outlets reported.

Elfman’s statements were part of Rolling Stone Story The story was published in July 2023. The story stated that Elfman had a previously unreported settlement and non-disclosure agreement with Ebadi. She accused him of multiple instances of sexual harassment and misconduct. Elfman denied the allegations.

Rolling Stone reported that the lawsuit, filed in 2018, alleged that Elfman exposed himself and masturbated in front of Ebadi without her consent on multiple occasions. Elfman denied that he sexually harassed Ebadi in the Rolling Stone article, and issued a statement saying, “Ms. Ebadi’s allegations are absolutely false.”

Elfman was the leader of the new wave band Oingo Boingo, which had its greatest success in the 1980s. He collaborated with Tim Burton on films Batman And Edward Scissorhandswith Sam Raimi on Spider Man And Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of MadnessHe received Oscar nominations for: Men in Black, Good Will Hunting, Big Fish And Milk.

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