(DAILY MAIL) — Ben Affleck has publicly apologized and admitted acting ‘inappropriately’ after actress Hilarie Burton accused him of groping her breast on a 2003 episode of TRL.

The Hollywood actor tweeted a short statement on the incident just hours after it was raised by the One Tree Hill actress in light of the Weinstein sex scandal.

‘I acted inappropriately toward Ms. Burton and I sincerely apologize’, he wrote.

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