"This happened a long time ago, but I have never forgotten it", Brunton was quoted as saying. "It is one of those stories you tell with a group of people when people are recounting freaky instances in their lives, this always comes up".
Star Trek icon George Takei has been accused of groping a former male model while he was unconscious in his Los Angeles condo in 1981. Brunton was just begining his career when he met Takei, who was in his mid-40s, saying the men had exchanged numbers and would occasionally run into each other.
Five of Brunton's friends independently told BuzzFeed News that they have heard Brunton tell the story at various times over the years.
Talking to a journalist, Bunton said that he befriended Takei after stumbling on him on several occasions at parties and bars.
Brunton alleged, however, that he was shocked how their relationship took a turn when they ended up in the actor's condo to have a drink after having dinner one night.
"He was trying to seduce me", Rapp said. "But I was aware that he was trying to get with me sexually". I said I need to sit down and he said sit over here, and he had the giant yellow beanbag chair.
Brunton said he ran to his vehicle and waited for the drug to wear off and drove himself home.
"I got my trousers up, composed myself and I just couldn't believe this whole thing happened", Brunton told BuzzFeed News. "I don't want to do this.' And I pushed him off and he said, 'OK, fine, '" Brunton said, recalling the alleged incident. "I walked out and went to my vehicle until I felt well enough to drive home, and that was that".
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The Sun Online has approached Takei's representatives for comment.
Takei's representative, Julia Buchwald, didn't outright deny the allegations to THR, but said they can not give his comment at the present time.
Brunton says he connected with Takei years later when the actor was on a book tour in Portland, where Brunton now lives.
He confessed: "Who's going to believe me?" The former model says it was actually Takei's comments after the Spacey accusations that made him come forward publicly.
Takei, who came out as gay in 2005, has since become an activist for LGBT and progressive causes, and amassed a large social media following. Big names like Louie CK, Kevin Spacey, and Brett Ratner (among others) are all facing claims of truly vile behavior. When it came out that Spacey had attempted to sleep with Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony Rapp when the latter was 14-years-old - a charge that proved to be the first of many disturbing allegations - Takei was not shy about sharing his opinion on the matter.
Takei apparently took offense to that, and aid: 'Men who improperly harass or assault do not do so because they are gay or straight - that is a deflection, ' in a statement to THR.
Mr Bunton said he was spurred to reveal his story after Takei responded to allegations against fellow actor Kevin Spacey.
'They do so because they have the power, and they chose to abuse it'.