Amid in style allegations of sexual attack leveled in opposition to Miramax co-founder Harvey Weinstein, ladies in Hollywood are talking out about previous misconduct within the trade.
Late on Tuesday, former “Total Request Live” co-host Hilarie Burton shared her personal tale about Ben Affleck in accordance with a Twitter consumer writing that the actor “also grabbed Hilarie Burton’s breasts on TRL. Everyone forgot though.”
“I didn’t forget,” Burton wrote.
“I was a kid,” Burton then wrote on Twitter, sharing a hyperlink to the outlet of “TRL: Uncensored,” which presentations a short lived clip of Affleck asking Burton, “How old are you, 19?” The clip is situated amongst a supercut of reputedly wild, off-the-cuff reside moments from the video request collection.
“Girls,” Burton wrote on Twitter. “I’m so impressed with you brave ones. I had to laugh back then so I wouldn’t cry. Sending love.”
Reps for Burton and Affleck didn’t straight away reply to HuffPost’s request for remark.
Earlier within the night time, Burton retweeted Terry Crews’ personal tale of sexual attack by means of a high-powered “Hollywood honcho.” She additionally shared a tweet from former “One Tree Hill” co-star Sophia Bush about why folks don’t discuss up quicker about attack.
Burton’s and Crews’ tales come after a bombshell document by means of The New York Times detailing many years of allegations of sexual misconduct by means of Weinstein, adopted by means of Ronan Farrow’s damning document in The New Yorker that incorporated audio of the super-producer admitting to groping style Ambra Battilana Gutierrez. Stars together with Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie have shared their very own shops of harassment by means of Weinstein, and a number of other A-listers in Hollywood have condemned his movements.
Affleck himself, who labored with Weinstein on “Good Will Hunting,” launched a remark Tuesday explaining that he used to be “saddened and angry” to be informed in regards to the allegations, including that they “made me sick.”
In reaction, actress Rose McGowan alluded on Twitter that Affleck had lengthy recognized about Weinstein’s misconduct, telling the actor, “You lie.”
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