Discussion on sexual abuse by way of robust males has thinking about ladies this week because the collection of Harvey Weinstein’s accusers helps to keep rising.
Showing that it could actually occur to any individual, Terry Crews shared his personal undesirable revel in over Twitter on Tuesday in keeping with revelations in regards to the Hollywood super-producer.
“This whole thing with Harvey Weinstein is giving me PTSD,” the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actor started, including, “Because this kind of thing happened to ME.”
Crews went directly to element an incident that allegedly came about at a “Hollywood function” he attended together with his spouse remaining yr. After an unnamed “high level” govt “groped my privates,” the actor stated he jumped again in marvel.
“He just grinned like a jerk,” Crews stated of the culprit. He defined that he didn’t right away react as a result of he was once afraid of ways it could glance. (”’240 lbs. Black Man stomps out Hollywood Honcho’ will be the headline day after today,” he wrote.) The actor stated he talked in regards to the incident with “everyone I knew that worked with him,” however sooner or later let it pass as a result of he didn’t need to be “ostracized.”
“I understand why many women who this happens to let it go,” Crews stated, earlier than finishing on a good be aware. “Hopefully, me coming forward with my story will deter a predator and encourage someone who feels hopeless.”
A consultant for Crews informed HuffPost the actor would now not be commenting additional.
Crews’ tale comes after Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Rosanna Arquette, Rose McGowan and different ladies in Hollywood have long past public with stories of the harassment and abuse they are saying they sustained by the hands of Weinstein. A small however rising collection of high-profile celebrities ― together with Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep and George Clooney ― have spoken out towards Weinstein and in reward of the ladies who’ve shared their stories to this point.
The Weinstein Company fired its co-founder on Sunday in keeping with the allegations towards him.
Read Crews’ entire collection of tweets beneath.
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