MUSIC NEWS

Self-Help Guru Tony Robbins Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By At Least Five Women

Ame MaccormickAme Maccormick

Tony Robbins has been affiliated with DJ KhaledPitbull and many more in the past since he’s known as a self-help guru and has made his millions inspiring others by discussing paths to a prosperous, successful life. However, his empire is now at stake since an article published by Buzzfeed News details a number of accusations by women, from a yearlong investigation, who say Tony made inappropriate sexual advances.

Two women told the publication that Tony “sexually harassed them by repeatedly pursuing them after they made clear they weren’t interested.” Two more women came forward who worked as his assistant and detailed how Tony expected them to work alone with him when he was naked in his hotel room or even in the shower. 

Self-Help Guru Tony Robbins Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By At Least Five Women
Robin Marchant/Getty Images

Buzzfeed News reached out to Tony before publishing the investigation where he vehemently denied “engaging in any alleged ‘inappropriate sexual behavior,’” with audience members or staff. Tony and his team of lawyers added how he was “never intentionally naked” in front of his staff. “To the extent that he may have been unclothed at various times in his home or in hotels when working while either dressing or showering, and whether a personal assistant may have been present for some reason at that time, Mr. Robbins has no recollection,” his team responded. 

Three of the women who said Robbins had mistreated them initially agreed to speak publicly but later withdrew permission for their names to be published, saying they, like many others interviewed for this story, feared reprisals from Robbins and his lawyers. BuzzFeed News has corroborated key aspects of their stories, interviewed dozens of insiders, and obtained sworn witness statements from six former followers and staffers who raised serious concerns about the inner workings of Robbins’ world.

Keep it locked for more on the investigation. 

Related Articles