Octavia Spencer told him he looked handsome but did not do an interview.
While E! steered clear of politics, ABC's red-carpet show asked Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd, two of the first accusers against Weinstein, about the #MeToo movement less than 15 minutes into the show. And most major stars did not stop to chat with the host. Recent harassment allegations against Seacrest, which he has vigorously denied, led some to wonder why E! chose to keep Seacrest as their lead correspondent on the red carpet. Henson, who is presenting Mary J. Blige's performance at the ceremony, was technically speaking to Seacrest about her friend, who is nominated for best original song as well as best supporting actress.
While he did land some interviews, viewers noticed that he didn't get the high-profile interviews that we're used to seeing from the red carpet veteran, though.
But days earlier, Seacrest's former stylist accused him of years of sexual misconduct, including groping her vagina.
"The universe has a way of taking care of the good people, you know what I mean?" she said, lifting his chin up with her finger. Can't WAIT to watch you on the Red Carpet tonight! "I know what an easy, great, professional person you are, and I feel very, very lucky to work with you each and every day". News stylist. He denied the allegations, and E! Their professional relationship ended in 2013 after Suzie took the issues to human resources, Variety reported, at which time her employment ended.
The American Idol host was accused of acting inappropriately with stylist Hardy a year ago, but E! bosses have declared a third party they called in to investigate the claims "found insufficient evidence" to support them.
But Henson later insisted to People magazine her comments were "misconstrued".
He went on state that Hardy had accused him of "horrible things" and claimed she had offered to "withdraw her claims if I paid her millions of dollars".