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Actress Cassidy Freeman said on her Instagram page that Piven engaged in "predatory behaviour" against her when she was "far too young".
Advertising executive Tiffany Bacon Scourby, 39, claimed that Piven forced himself on her in a room at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in New York, holding her down for 15 minutes and ejaculating on her.
The 52-year-old actor's lawyer provided Buzz Feed with the results of a lie detector test about the accusations that he says he passed.
In November actress and ex-Playboy model Ariane Bellamar claims Piven groped her on two occasions, once on the set of the Emmy winner's show Entourage, and again at the Playboy Mansion.Piven's CBS crime drama, Wisdom of the Crowd was left up in the air after 13 episodes aired and the network said in November it wouldn't expand its order, but didn't say outright that the show was cancelled.