Déjà Vu in the Afternoon
Terry Crews Reveals He Was Sexually Assaulted By ‘High Level’ Hollywood Exec
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Following Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual harassment and assault scandal, actor Terry Crews opened up about his experience with sexual assault in Hollywood. He shared his story on social media, letting his followers know that Weinstein in not the only one. Read below:
"This whole thing with Harvey Weinstein is giving me PTSD. Why? Because this kind of thing happened to ME. My wife [and] I were at a Hollywood function last year [and] a high level Hollywood executive came over 2 me and groped my privates. Jumping back I said What are you doing?! My wife saw everything [and] we looked at him like he was crazy. He just grinned like a jerk. I was going to kick his ass right then — but I thought twice about how the whole thing would appear. "240 lbs. Black Man stomps out Hollywood Honcho" would be the headline the next day. Only I probably wouldn’t have been able to read it because I WOULD HAVE BEEN IN JAIL. So we left."
Crews said that he talked to everyone he knew about what happened to him. And he says that the executive called him the next day to apologize, however he never explained why it all happened in the first place.
"Hollywood is not the only business where this happens, and to the casualties of this behavior— you are not alone. Hopefully, me coming forward with my story will deter a predator and encourage someone who feels hopeless."Thoughts?