Talent agent Tyler Grasham has been fired from the Agency for the Performing Arts, one day after TheWrap reported on an actor’s accusation that Grasham sexually assaulted him when he was in his late teens.
“Tyler Grasham’s employment with APA has been terminated effective immediately,” APA spokesperson Manfred Westphal said Friday.
The agency began investigating Grasham on Thursday after former teen actor Blaise Godbe Lipman accused him of plying him with alcohol and sexually abusing him a decade ago.
APA has lost at least two high-profile clients since the report. Fourteen-year-old “Stranger Things” and “It” star Finn Wolfhard, who was represented by Grasham, quit the agency Friday morning. Later Friday, 18-year-old “Descendants” star Cameron Boyce also left the agency.
Grasham has not replied to numerous requests for comment.
Lipman first discussed Grasham in a “me too” post on Facebook. Many have posted their stories online, using the phrase “me too,” in the wake of the accusations by dozens of women that Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them. Weinstein has denied any non-consensual sex.