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Terry Crews Reveals How He Was Sexually Assaulted By Someone In Hollywood And Why He Kept Silent
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Terry Crews Reveals How He Was Sexually Assaulted By Someone In Hollywood And Why He Kept Silent

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Over the last month, Hollywood has been rocked by a series of disturbing sexual assault allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, igniting a heated debate on rape culture and the responsibility of celebrities and Hollywood actors to protest it, with it all culminating with the birth of action called ‘Me Too.’ Actor and former football player Terry Crews has bravely come forward to add his voice to the discussion and has shared a troubling and unexpected sexual harassment story on Twitter about his own traumatizing experience with a Hollywood executive.

Crews’ sexual abuse admission comes in response to an exposé published by The New York Times on October 5th. The report revealed widespread Hollywood sex scandal and abusive acts committed by Miramax co-founder Harvey Weinstein toward multiple women, including actress Ashley Judd. Others, such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie, have also claimed unwanted advances from Weinstein.

“Hopefully, me coming forward with my story will deter a predator and encourage someone who feels hopeless,” Crews concluded his emotional thread. Scroll down to find out what he wrote, and how the Internet reacted on this sex scandal ordeal.

In the midst of a major Hollywood sex scandal, actor Terry Crews has bravely shared his own story of abuse

Terry Crews Reveals How He Was Sexually Assaulted By Someone In Hollywood And Why He Kept Silent

He posted the shocking account on Twitter just last night and has already gone viral with it

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The ‘Old Spice guy’ is now being applauded for standing in solidarity with assault victims everywhere

It’s just the latest chapter of a long, heated discussion on rape culture and systematic harassment

Terry Crews Reveals How He Was Sexually Assaulted By Someone In Hollywood And Why He Kept Silent

Terry Crews Reveals How He Was Sexually Assaulted By Someone In Hollywood And Why He Kept Silent

Terry Crews Reveals How He Was Sexually Assaulted By Someone In Hollywood And Why He Kept Silent

Terry Crews Reveals How He Was Sexually Assaulted By Someone In Hollywood And Why He Kept Silent

Terry Crews Reveals How He Was Sexually Assaulted By Someone In Hollywood And Why He Kept Silent

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Terry Crews Reveals How He Was Sexually Assaulted By Someone In Hollywood And Why He Kept Silent

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6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Great that he speaks out, abuse doesn't only happen to women and men are often in an even more awkward position. Especially if the abuse comes from a woman, because that always gets a touch of "oh come on, you secretly liked it".

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6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I argued that once in an online forum, and a bunch of women jumped in and said I "sounded like one of those MRA guys". (Not sure if that's the right acronum.) They get fall less emotional support (let along other kinds of support) on average if they even dare tell anyone of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse.

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6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

All I can say is well done Terry Crews for sharing he touches on many important points that I have been discussing with people at work like, why did they not come out before and their thinking behind it.

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6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I know it takes a lot for a victim to come forward . I read in a report, i think it got a pulitzer, that authority generally blame the victim.But there are so so many victims, it's just heartbreaking. Even if the culprit gets caught it is too late. you see the trail of victims and devastated lives of people.I understand his perspective but sometimes you can't help but wonder what if it could have been stopped earlier. How many lives it could save.

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6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Great that he speaks out, abuse doesn't only happen to women and men are often in an even more awkward position. Especially if the abuse comes from a woman, because that always gets a touch of "oh come on, you secretly liked it".

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Marnee DeRider
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6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I argued that once in an online forum, and a bunch of women jumped in and said I "sounded like one of those MRA guys". (Not sure if that's the right acronum.) They get fall less emotional support (let along other kinds of support) on average if they even dare tell anyone of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse.

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anarkzie
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6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

All I can say is well done Terry Crews for sharing he touches on many important points that I have been discussing with people at work like, why did they not come out before and their thinking behind it.

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Royal_Emperor
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6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I know it takes a lot for a victim to come forward . I read in a report, i think it got a pulitzer, that authority generally blame the victim.But there are so so many victims, it's just heartbreaking. Even if the culprit gets caught it is too late. you see the trail of victims and devastated lives of people.I understand his perspective but sometimes you can't help but wonder what if it could have been stopped earlier. How many lives it could save.

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