Steven Seagal walks out of interview after being asked about sexual harassment allegations

Steven Seagal walked out of an interview after a reporter mentioned sexual misconduct allegations brought against him.

The 66-year-old actor appeared on BBC's Newsnight on Thursday when the interview was cut short after host Kirsty Wark brought up the #MeToo Movement and the recent claims that he sexually harassed women in the past, which Seagal has denied.

"You've been very much caught up in all the allegations of sexual harassment, you had a rape allegation against you and I wonder how you deal with all that?" the host said, as Seagal began to pull off his earpiece, stand up and leave the room.

Another person off-screen can be heard offering to "take off the microphone off you." Wark then turned to the camera and said, “Seagal there, and of course though he didn’t respond there, he has said previously that he denies any allegation made against him."

ET has reached out to Seagal's reps for comment.

Last November, Portia de Rossi claimed that Seagal sexually harassed her during an audition for one of his movies.

"My final audition for a Steven Segal [sic] movie took place in his office. He told me how important it was to have chemistry off-screen as he sat me down and unzipped his leather pants," de Rossi wrote on Twitter. "I ran out and called my agent. Unfazed, she replied, 'Well, I didn’t know if he was your type.'"

The Arrested Development star's claims followed Julianna Margulies' description of an alleged encounter with Seagal when Margulies was just 23 years old. Inside Edition correspondent Lisa Guerrero also came forward with her own alleged encounter, claiming that Seagal answered the door of an audition "in a silk robe and nothing else."

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MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 21, 2018: American actor Steven Seagal attends the WBSS (World Boxing Super Series) cruiserweight final at Moscow's Olympiyskiy Arena. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MAY 24, 2018: Hollywood actor, martial artist Steven Seagal attends a kickboxing training session at the Panorama 360 observation deck in the Vostok [East] Tower of the Moscow International Business Center (MIBC). Anton Novoderezhkin/TASS (Photo by Anton Novoderezhkin\TASS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 23: Actor Steven Seagal attends the SMASH Global V pre-Oscar fight at Taglyan Complex on February 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images,)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - DECEMBER 17, 2016: American actor Steven Seagal speaks during Basketball Day celebrations marking the 110th anniversary of the first basketball tournament in Russia and the 125th anniversary of the Invention of Basketball at the Dynamo Sports Palace in Krylatskoye. Mikhail Japaridze/TASS (Photo by Mikhail Japaridze\TASS via Getty Images)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - NOVEMBER 25: Hollywood actor Steven Seagal looks on ahead of a meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin (not seen) at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on November 25, 2016. (Photo by Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - SEPTEMBER 30, 2016: Hollywood actor Steven Seagal unveils a new model of U-Boat watches, designed by himself, at a U-Boat boutique at Petrovka Street. Vyacheslav Prokofyev/TASS (Photo by Vyacheslav Prokofyev\TASS via Getty Images)
CHOLPON-ATA, KYRGYZSTAN - SEPTEMBER 4, 2016: Hollywood actor Steven Seagal (R) and people in traditional dress in a specially built village setting, Kyrchin, at the 2016 World Nomad Games. Viktor Drachev/TASS (Photo by Viktor Drachev\TASS via Getty Images)
US actor Steven Seagal (R) who has been recenlty granted Serbian citizenship, eats a carrot during his meeting with Belarus President at his residence of Drozdy, outside Minsk, on August 24, 2016. / AFP / BELTA / Stasevich Andrei Olegovich (Photo credit should read STASEVICH ANDREI OLEGOVICH/AFP/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Actor Steven Seagal and actress Bai Ling attend 2014 Chinese American Film Festival - Opening Night Ceremony at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on November 4, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
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ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 16: American actor, singer and famous martial artist Steven Seagel holds a press conference in Gumussuyu Bosphorus Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey on July 16, 2014, prior to his concert at the Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu open-concert area in Istanbul. (Photo by Ahmet Bolat/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - OCTOBER 28: Actor Steven Seagal attends the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia S/S 2014 on October 28, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Kristina Nikishina/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MARCH 13: U.S. actor Steven Seagal and Russian President Vladimir Putin are seen visiting Sambo-70, a Russian martial art and combat sport school, March 13, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images)

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