Former "One Tree Hill" actress Hilarie Burton is claiming that Ben Affleck once groped her on "TRL."
Following Affleck's statement about producer Harvey Weinstein's allege history of sexual assault in which Affleck said that Weinstein's behavior "made me sick," one Twitter user said that he "should've just kept quiet. Clearly he wasn't thinking about his daughters when he left them to gallivant with their nanny."
Hilarie Burton MTV VJ wearing Levis during 2002 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
Hilarie Burton and Jimmy Fallon during Jimmy Fallon Celebrates the Release of his Debut CD Album 'The Bathroom Wall' with a Signing Event at FYE at FYE on Sixth Ave in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
Hilarie Burton during Chrysler and Genart Present PT Studios at Splashlight Studios in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 3: (L to R) MTV VJs La La and Hilarie Burton talk with actress Kate Hudson and actor Matthew McConaughey during an appearance on 'TRL' February 3, 2003 at the MTV Times Square Studios in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
LaLa, Hilarie Burton and Quddus during 'The Bachelor' Aaron Buerge with Fiancee Helene Eksterowicz and Ice Cube Visit MTV's 'TRL' - November 21, 2002 at MTV Studios- Times Square in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 17: (U.S. TABS OUT) VJ's Hilarie Burton and Quddus speak on stage during the first MTV 'TRL Awards' at the MTV Times Square Studios on February 6, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
Hilarie Burton during Command PR and the W Hotel Present 'The Luxury Depot' Suite - Day One at W Hotel, Times Square in New York, NY, United States. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
Hilarie Burton during Gavin DeGraw and The Cast of One Tree Hill Make Appearance at Planet Hollywood Times Square at Planet Hollywood in New York City, NY, United States. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - MARCH 5: (U.S. TABS OUT) VJ Hilarie Burton poses for a photo backstage during MTV's Total Request Live on March 5, 2004 at the MTV Times Square Studios, in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
CANCUN, MEXICO - MARCH 13: (U.S. TABS OUT) VJ's Hilarie Burton and Damien Fahey appear on stage during taping for MTV Spring Break 2004 on the beach deck at 'The City' March 13, 2004 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - APRIL 13: MTV VJ's Vanessa Minnillo (L) and Hilarie Burton pose backstage during the 2nd Annual TRL Awards at MTV Times Square Studios April 13, 2004 in New York City. The TRL Awards celebrate the most exciting TRL performers and memorable moments of 2003. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
Kirsten Dunst, Tobey Maguire and MTV VJ Hilarie Burton (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
Sophia Bush and Hilarie Burton of 'One Tree Hill' during The Cast of 'One Tree Hill' Takes Over MTV's 'TRL' - January 25, 2005 at MTV Studios in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Carley Margolis/FilmMagic)
Andrew McMahon of Jack's Mannequin and Hilarie Burton (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
NEW YORK - MAY 18: Actress Hilarie Burton attends the CW Television Network Upfront at Madison Square Garden May 18, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
Hilarie Burton during The CW's Summer 2006 TCA Party - Arrivals at Ritz Carlton in Pasadena, California, United States. (Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic)
Hilarie Burton and Sophia Bush (Photo by Hal Horowitz/WireImage)
Hilarie Burton (Photo by L. Cohen/WireImage for The WB Television Network)
Hilarie Burton during The 2007 CW Network Upfront - Arrivals at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jason Kempin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - JANUARY 08: Chad Michael Murray and Hilarie Burton Visit MTV's 'TRL' at MTV Studios Times Square in New York January 8, 2008 (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 06: Actress Hilarie Burton and actress Danneel Harris arrive at the Herve Leger by Max Azria Collection Launch party held at Live! on Sunset on May 6, 2009 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
WHITE COLLAR -- Season 3 -- Pictured: (l-r) Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey, Hilarie Burton as Sara Ellis -- (Photo by: Robert Ascroft/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Actors Hilarie Burton (L) and Jeffrey Dean Morgan attend the Broadway opening night of 'Catch Me If You Can' at the Neil Simon Theatre on April 10, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 20: Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton arrive at the Los Angeles Premiere of 'The Losers' at the Grauman's Chinese Theater on April 20, 2010 in Hollywood, California (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton arrive at the Premiere of Summit Entertainment's 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1' at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08: Hilarie Burton filming on location for 'White Collar' on the streets of Manhattan on June 8, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
CASTLE - 'An Embarrassment of Bitches' - When a famous dog trainer is killed, the investigation keeps coming back to charismatic reality TV star Kay Cappuccio (guest star Hilarie Burton, 'White Collar'). Kay, a favorite of tabloids and gossip websites the world over, has achieved stardom without possessing any discernible skill or talent. But there seems to be more to her story than she is letting on -- does that include murder? -- on 'Castle,' MONDAY, JANUARY 23 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. Justin Hartley ('Smallville') guest stars as Reggie Starr, Kay's boyfriend, and Nana Visitor ('Star Trek: Deep Space Nine') plays Dr. Patty Barker, an eminent therapist whose talents are called upon when it's discovered that one of her clients witnessed the murder. (Photo by Karen Neal/ABC via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 29: Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan (R) and Hilarie Burton attend the premiere of Marvel's 'Ant-Man' at the Dolby Theatre on June 29, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Barry King/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19: Actors Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton attend the 'Rock The Kasbah' New York Premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on October 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 20: Actress Hilarie Burton attends the 'Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice' New York premiere at Radio City Music Hall on March 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 17: Hilarie Burton and Jeffrey Dean Morgan pictured on the field at Kauffman Stadium during the 2016 Big Slick Celebrity Weekend on June 17, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05: Hilarie Burton attends the Adrienne Shelly Foundation 10th Anniversary Gala at The Angel Orensanz Foundation on December 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 08: Actors Hilarie Burton and Jeffrey Dean Morgan attend the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LETHAL WEAPON: Guest star Hilarie Burton in the 'A Problem Like Maria' episode of LETHAL WEAPON airing Wednesday, March 1 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 28: Hilarie Burton appears at the Indy 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Actors Hilarie Burton (L) and Jeffrey Dean Morgan attend the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Hilarie Burton, Sonia Isabelle and Dorinda Medley attend the Meredith Corporations Second Annual BrandFront Presentation at Cedar Lake on September 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Meredith Corporation)
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The exchange prompted more tweets between the two, with Burton saying that she "was a kid" when it happened.
McGowan is just one of the many women who have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape against Weinstein, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd. In the fallout from the bombshell claims, Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Company, been left by his wife and has reportedly jetted off to Europe to seek counseling for sex addiction.
UPDATE: On Wednesday afternoon, Ben Affleck apologized for the moment on Twitter.
I acted inappropriately toward Ms. Burton and I sincerely apologize
"I acted inappropriately toward Ms. Burton and I sincerely apologize," he wrote.
Burton has yet to respond to his apology.
Women who have accused Harvey Weinstein:
Women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment or assault
Women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment or assault
Paz de la Huerta, who stars on HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire,' claims Harvey Weinstein raped her on two separate occasions in 2010: "I was in no state. I was so terrified of him," she told Vanity Fair. "I did say no, and when he was on top of me, I said, 'I don't want to do this' ... It was disgusting. He's like a pig."
British actress Lysette Anthony has publicly accused Harvey Weinstein of raping her in her home in the late 1980s.
Amber Anderson said Harvey Weinstein 'behaved inappropriately' and bragged about other actresses he had 'helped' in exchange for sexual favors.
Natassia Malthe has accused Weinstein of raping her in a hotel room. On a separate occasion, after she was assured that Weinstein would not come onto her, she was allegedly escorted to Weinstein's hotel room by an assistant. In the room was another woman, who performed oral sex on Weinstein whil he asked Malthe to join.
Lupita Nyong'o wrote a detailed essay for the New York Times recounting multiple incidents with Weinstein, including an evening during which he asked her to give him a nude massage while his family was in the same home.
Marisa Coughlan said that she planned to meet Weinstein for a meeting at his hotel. Instead, he requested a massage.
Heather Graham said Weinstein told her he had an agreement with his wife that allowed him to sleep with whomever he wants. He then asked him to meet her to discuss a film project at his hotel, falsely telling her that her friend would also be present. She declined.
French actress Judith Godreche has accused Weinstein of inappropriately pressing up against her, trying to remove her sweater and asking for a massage.
Lauren Holly said that during a seemingly normal meeting with Weinstein to discuss a project, he began disrobing, got into the shower, and went to the bathroom while continuing to converse with her. He then allegedly asked her for a massage. She fled.
Angie Everhart said that she was sleeping in her own cabin on a yacht when Harvey Weinstein entered, blocked the door and began masturbating. He told her not to tell anyone, but she "told everyone," including many actors and producers. In response, most told her that it was just Harvey being Harvey. In an interview with TMZ, she emphasized that anyone in the industry who knew Harvey at all knew that he regularly did things like what he allegedly did to her.
Kate Beckinsale has accused Harvey Weinstein of coming onto her in his hotel room when she was 17 years old.
Tara Subkoff said that in the 1990s, on the same day that she was offered a major movie role, she met Harvey Weinstein at a party. He allegedly made her sit on his lap while he had an erection. He then told her that if he did not do certain sexual things, she would not get the role that she'd already been offered. She declined. Afterward, she said, her "reputation was ruined by false gossip" and she found it near impossible to book roles.
Minka Kelly said that Harvey Weinstein offered her a lavish lifestyle in exchange for being his extramarital girlfriend. She declined.
Gwyneth Paltrow told the New York Times that Harvey Weinstein asked her for a massage in his hotel suite. After she told then-boyfriend Brad Pitt, Pitt confronted him, leading Weinstein to contact Paltrow and "scream" at her, she said.
Asia Argento has accused Weinstein of raping her in his hotel room when she was 21. She first reluctantly agreed to give him a massage, and then he forcibly performed oral sex on her. During subsequent encounters, she had consensual sexual relations with him due to fear that he would otherwise ruin her career.
Rose McGowan has publicly accused Harvey Weinstein of rape. In October 2016, she tweeted reference to a studio head raping her. In October 2017, in a tweet to Amazon chief Jeff Bezos, McGowan referred to Weinstein by name while repeating her rape accusation. The alleged incident took place in the 1990s and resulted in a financial settlement.
Cara Delevingne has accused Harvey Weinstein of attempting to coerce her into kissing another woman in his hotel room. She had just begun her acting career and believed they were meeting just to finalize talks for a film role.
Angelina Jolie said she had a "bad experience with Harvey Weinstein in my youth" and refused to work with him subsequently.
Jessica Barth has accused Harvey Weinstein of demanding that she get naked and give him a massage.
Emma de Caunes has accused Harvey Weinstein of unexpectedly getting naked and demanding that she lie down as other women had supposedly done before her.
Lauren Sivan has accused Harvey Weinstein of cornering her in a public space and masturbating to completion in front of her.
Mira Sorvino, seen here at a Weinstein Co. event in January 2017, said that after refusing Harvey Weinstein's advances, he dissuaded others in the industry from hiring her.
Ambra Battilana has accused Harvey Weinstein of groping her breasts and reaching under her skirt. She went to the NYPD and then conducted a sting operation, the audio of which was published by the New Yorker. In the audio, Weinstein can be heard attempting to coerce her to enter his hotel room.
Louisette Geiss has accused Harvey Weinstein of luring her to his hotel room after assuring her he wouldn't hit on her. He then disrobed and repeatedly asked her to watch him masturbate, telling her he would produce her screenplay if she did.
Emily Nestor (far right), a former Weinstein Co. employee, has accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment.
Rosanna Arquette has accused Harvey Weinstein of dissuading others from hiring her after she rejected his sexual advances.
Rose McGowan has publicly accused Weinstein of sexual harassment. She has also accused others in the industry of knowing of Weinstein's misconduct and either actively or passively hiding it.
Ashley Judd has publicly accused Harvey Weinstein of asking her for a massage and then asking her to watch him shower.
Florence Darel has accused Harvey Weinstein of coming onto her in a hotel suite in 1996 while his wife was in the room next door.
Zoe Brock (left, in 2004) has accused Weinstein of getting naked and chasing her around a hotel room after she refused to give him a massage.
Katherine Kendall (right, in 2006) has accused Harvey Weinstein of disrobing and asking for a massage in his apartment after a movie screening, telling her that "everybody does it." He then asked her to at least show him her breasts, which she refused.
Romola Garai has accused Harvey Weinstein of making her feel "violated" when he watched her audition wearing only a bathrobe in his hotel room.
Lea Seydoux has accused Harvey Weinstein of forcibly trying to kiss her on the lips in 2012.
Claire Forlani said she "escaped" Harvey Weinstein on five occasions. He allegedly told her about all the actresses he had slept with and how he had in turn established their careers. He also attempted to get her to give him a massage.