GeorgeH.W. Bush has issued an apology after an actress Heather Lind alleged that he touched her from behind four years ago while in his wheelchair, while they posed for a picture with his wife Barbara standing next to him.
Heather made the allegation an Instagram post which has now been deleted.The actress also alleges that the former President told her a dirty joke.She said she was speaking out after she saw the ex-presidents photo where they gathered at aid event for hurricane victims last week.
In a statement released on behalf of the former President, Senior Bush referred to alleged indecent touching as an ‘attempt at humor’.
A spokesman for the former president Jim McGrath said in the statement that ex-President Bush would never intentionally cause anyone distresses under any circumstance, and he most sincerely apologizes if his attempt at humor offended Ms. Lind.