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Lance Bass: Sexual harassment comments clarified

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Lance Bass made headlines on Wednesday when he went on The Meredith Viera Show and said he was “inappropriately touched” by a man in the early days of *NSYNC. But Bass later clarified on his SiriusXM show, Dirty Pop with Lance Bass, that “no one from *NSYNC was molested that I know of.”

Bass brought up the situation on The Meredith Viera Show because they were talking about Ashley Judd’s recent allegations that a studio executive sexually harassed her, and Bass wanted to point out that “it goes both ways.”

“When I was 16, 17, there was someone we worked with that definitely was touching me inappropriately, and I even know it at 16, 17, that this isn’t right,” Bass said on Dirty Pop. “No man should be touching a teenager like this. You know, where they kind of give you the massages.”

“It’s not like a Cosby situation where I felt violated, and I need justice, and it affected me,” Bass said, referencing the sexual abuse allegations levied against Bill Cosby by more than 50 women. “It just didn’t. But it does other people out there, for sure. It’s a serious thing, you know, sexual harassment.”

Listen to the full clip below.