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Writer Neil Gaiman Accused of Sexual Assault

today5 July 2024

Background

Two women have accusedΒ writer Neil Gaiman of sexual assault.

Gaiman gained recognition as the author of DC Comics fantasy seriesΒ The Sandman, which has been picked up by Netflix. His work explores religion, mythology, and magic, and is prevalent in his worksΒ American Gods andΒ Good Omens.

One of the women, says she worked as a nanny to Gaiman’s son, and alleges that Gaiman sexually assaulted her in a bath. The other women, alleges that the author forced her to have rough and painful intercourse that β€œshe neither wanted nor enjoyed.”

Gaiman strongly denies these accusations.

*Cover image via Wikimedia Common

Written by: Farah Qistina


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