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    Posted on Jul 3, 2014

    Bryan Singer Files Motion To Dismiss "John Doe" Sexual Assault Lawsuit

    The director of the X-Men films is being sued by two people: Michael Egan and an anonymous British man identified in court documents only as "John Doe 117." Singer already moved to have Egan's case thrown out of court.

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    Bryan Singer, the director of the X-Men movies, filed a motion on Thursday asking a Los Angeles court to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him of sexually abusing a British boy.

    Mario Anzuoni / Reuters / Reuters

    The X-Men director made headlines in April when Michael Egan, a former aspiring actor, accused Singer and three other Hollywood figures of molesting him when he was underage.

    An anonymous British plaintiff, known as John Doe 117, followed with a similar complaint in May. Singer, who denies all allegations, has previously filed a motion asking the Hawaii District Court to dismiss Egan's accusations.

    As BuzzFeed previously reported, Singer and a person who appears to be Doe were photographed together during the London premiere for Singer's Superman Returns in 2006.

    Singer's motion also asks that Doe pay at least $300,000 towards Singer's legal fees, which are expected to be "exorbitant."

    Jeffrey Herman, the attorney for both Egan and Doe, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. A representative for Singer also did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

    Singer's motion to dismiss charges:

    Singer's motion re: financial payments:

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