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Entertainment "I was 12. He was 36." Eliza Dushku says she was molested by her stunt coordinator.

07:45  14 january  2018
07:45  14 january  2018 Source:   mamamia.com.au

Eliza Dushku’s Former Agent & A Friend Confirm Her Sexual Assault Story On ‘True Lies’ Set: “Nobody Really Did Anything”

  Eliza Dushku’s Former Agent & A Friend Confirm Her Sexual Assault Story On ‘True Lies’ Set: “Nobody Really Did Anything” Two more people close to Eliza Dushku, her agent at the time JoAnne Colonna and longtime friend Peter Conti, have come forward to support the actress’ account of sexual assault at the hands of top stunt coordinator Joel Kramer during the filming of the 1994 hit True Lies when she was 12. Kramer, who was 36 at the time, has denied the allegations.Colonna, now a manager, had represented Dushku for three years at the time the young actress got True Lies as part of a 15-year stint as her representative.

Eliza Dushku . The 'Dollhouse' actress wrote that she was "sexually molested " by Joel Kramer after he Dushku said he promised her parents that he would take her swimming at the stunt crew's hotel pool I was 12 , he was 36 . It is incomprehensible. Why didn’t an adult on the set find his predatory

Eliza Dushku Alleges She Was Molested During Production of True Lies. According to Dushku ’s post, she said that Kramer had nicknamed her “Jailbait” on set and even jokingly used the “Whereas he was supposed to be my protector, he was my abuser.” Dushku also wrote that she ’d heard years

Actress and model Eliza Dushku has shared a statement to Facebook alleging she was molested while working on 'True Lies' at age 12.© Natasha Moustache/WireImage Actress and model Eliza Dushku has shared a statement to Facebook alleging she was molested while working on 'True Lies' at age 12.

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Actress and model Eliza Dushku has shared a statement to Facebook alleging that when she was 12 years old and working on True Lies, she was molested by one of Hollywood’s leading stunt coordinators, Joel Kramer.

The 37-year-old says she remembers “clearly” how Kramer, who was 36 at the time, made her feel special, and “methodically built my and my parents’ trust, for months grooming me…”

Jamie Lee Curtis: Eliza Dushku Has “Awakened Us From Denial Slumber”

  Jamie Lee Curtis: Eliza Dushku Has “Awakened Us From Denial Slumber” Jamie Lee Curtis, who starred as the mother of Eliza Dushku’s character in 1994’s True Lies, says Dushku shared her story of sexual abuse with Curtis “privately a few years ago,” and that the older actress “was shocked and saddened then and still am today.” In a column written for the Huffington Post today, Curtis writes, “We have all started to awaken to the fact that the terrible abuses now commonplace in daily news reports have been going on for a very long time. Unconscionably, those reports frequently come along with claims by the perpetrators that, as adults, those perpetrated against had some part in it.

"When I was 12 years old, while filming True Lies , I was sexually molested by Joel Kramer, one of Hollywood’s leading stunt coordinators ." So begins Eliza Dushku 's heart-wrenching #MeToo Facebook post, which she shared early on Saturday morning. The post goes on to relate, in great

When he was ‘finished’, he suggested, “I think we should be careful…,” [about telling anyone] he meant. I was 12 , he was 36 . As to why she ’s only now revealing her story, Dushku simply says she was inspired by the slew of brave women who spoke out against Harvey Weinstein and other serial

Dushku claims she was invited to his hotel with the promise that Kramer would take her for a swim at the hotel pool and then for a sushi meal.

“I remember vividly how he methodically drew the shades and turned down the lights; how he cranked up the air-conditioning to what felt like freezing levels, where exactly he placed me on one of the two hotel room beds, what movie he put on the television (Coneheads); how he disappeared in the bathroom and emerged, naked, bearing nothing but a small hand towel held flimsy at his mid-section.

“I remember what I was wearing (my favorite white denim shorts, thankfully, secured enough for me to keep on).

“I remember how he laid me down on the bed, wrapped me with his gigantic writhing body, and rubbed all over me. He spoke these words: “You’re not going to sleep on me now sweetie, stop pretending you’re sleeping,” as he rubbed harder and faster against my catatonic body. When he was ‘finished’, he suggested, “I think we should be careful…,” [about telling anyone] he meant.

Arnold Schwarzenegger "Shocked and Saddened" by Eliza Dushku's 'True Lies' Assault

  Arnold Schwarzenegger The star tweeted out emphatically that had he known about the incident at the time he "would have done something."The action star, who toplined James Cameron's 1994 spy comedy, tweeted on Monday evening that had he known about the incident at the time "you bet your a-- all of us would have done something." Schwarzenegger also tweeted his support and his pride at Dushku, who played his daughter in the film, coming forward.

Eliza Dushku , a Hollywood actress, claims stunt coordinator Joel Kramer sexually molested her while filming ‘True Lies’ when she was 12 . Specifically, he molested her in his Miami hotel room, after suggesting to her parents that he take her swimming at the stunt crew’s I was 12 , he was 36 .

When he was ‘finished’, he suggested, “I think we should be careful…,” [about telling anyone] he meant. I was 12 , he was 36 . As to why she ’s only now revealing her story, Dushku simply says she was inspired by the slew of brave women who spoke out against Harvey Weinstein and other serial

“I was 12, he was 36.”

The actress says when she confided in a “tough adult female friend”, the woman confronted Kramer on set, and later that day, Dushku was badly injured from a stunt-gone-wrong.

“With broken ribs, I spent the evening in the hospital,” she writes.

“To be clear… it was Joel Kramer who was responsible for my safety on a film that at the time broke new ground for action films. On a daily basis he rigged wires and harnesses on my 12 year old body. My life was literally in his hands: he hung me in the open air, from a tower crane, atop an office tower, 25+ stories high.”

For Dushku, it was a single image that convinced her now was the time to come forward about her experiences.

“A few weeks ago, I found an internet photo of Joel Kramer hugging a young girl. That image has haunted me near nonstop since. I can no longer hide what happened,” she said.

The statement has attracted almost 40,000 likes and over 7,000 shares, and interestingly, many of the comments on the post share their owns stories of abuse.

“With every person that speaks out, every banner that drops down onto my iphone screen disclosing similar stories/truths, my resolve strengthens,” Dushku said.

“Sharing these words, finally calling my abuser out publicly by name, brings the start of a new calm.”

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