Lately, the last sexual harassment wave has started with allegations against Harvey Weinstein. A group of women claimed that Weinstein sexually harassed them. With these accusations, many people started to talk about the stories about sexual harassment that they came across in the past. Right after these situations, the hashtag #MeToo which is the brief of all sexual harassment stories went viral in social media. Many of these stories are about high-level celebrity men's sexual harassment over lower level women in Holywood industry. So, I decided to gather the biggest ones under one myTake. Hope you all enjoy!
Weinstein scandal has been kinda milestone. With a Ben Affleck fan's tweet, everybody started to talk about some Affleck's actions to Hilarie Burton on an episode of TRL. Then, Burton tweeted that "I didn't forget". After Affleck saw and felt Twitter pressure, he had to state an apology on Twitter. After all, Hollywood makeup artist Annamarie Tendler declared that she had been sexually harassed by Affleck in Golden Globes Party in 2014. There is no feedback from Affleck front after this tweet.
The Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick is currently in a deep trouble. In a Facebook update, Actress Kristina Cohen accused Westwick of rape. She claimed that when she and her boyfriend who was a producer visited Westwick's place three years ago, he tried to rape her. Kristina says "I fell a sleep in a guest room and I was woken up abruptly by Ed on top of me, his fingers entering my body, I told him to stop, but he was strong. I fought him off as hard as I could but he grabbed my face in his hands, shaking me, telling me he wanted to f*ck me. I was paralyzed, terrified. I couldn’t speak, I could no longer move. He held me down and raped me.".
The story withstands 30 years ago. Actor Dominick Brascia accused Charlie Sheen of an underage action. Brascia claims that Sheen raped Corey Haim, when he was 19 and Corey Haim was 13. Brascia said that "Haim told me he had sex with Sheen when they filmed Lucas. He told me they smoked pot and had sex. He said they had anal sex. Haim said after it happened Sheen became very cold and rejected him. When Corey wanted to fool around again, Charlie was not interested." in an interview. Upon these words, Sheen's PR managers stated that "He absolutely denies the claim." in a press release.
Anna Graham Hunter's name was given in a newspaper article about a sexual harassment accusation. In this accusation, she defined being sexually harassed by Dustin Hoffman when she was 17 years old and was working as an intern on the set of Death of a Salesman in 1985. These allegations started to spread out, writer Wendy Riss Gatsiounis made a statement to newspapers that she was also sexually harassed by giant star in 1991. According to the latest news, Hoffman rejected to give comment on the accusations.
The most recent and biggest news... Actor Anthony Rapp claims that he was victim of sexual assault by Kevin Spaces when he was just 14 years oldu. Kevin Spaces responded that he did not remember these days in a tweet. He continues like "But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior….” in his tweet. After Rapp's statement, similar allegations came to the light immediately. As a response, globe's largest internet broadcaster Netflix fired him from the popular series and he was also kicked out from the upcoming movie All the Money in the World.
There are lots of names for sure, but these biggest scandals are enough to have an idea about the current issues of celebrity world.
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