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Entertainment Reese Witherspoon Reveals She Felt ‘Guilt For Not Speaking Up Earlier’ About Being Sexually Assaulted At 16

10:40  06 november  2019
10:40  06 november  2019 Source:   etcanada.com

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Reese Witherspoon has spoken out about sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood, revealing she was just 16 when it happened to her for… “But after hearing all the stories these past few days and hearing these brave women speak up tonight about things that we ’ re kind of told to sweep under

actress Reese Witherspoon revealed Monday that she was sexually assaulted when she was 16 years a lot of the feelings that I’ve been having about anxiety, honest, the guilt for not speaking up earlier ." Witherspoon did not name who assaulted or harassed her . At the same event, Jennifer

Reese Witherspoon wearing a green shirt: Reese Witherspoon -David Fisher/Shutterstock Reese Witherspoon -David Fisher/Shutterstock

Two years ago, Reese Witherspoon revealed that she had been sexually assaulted by a director when she was 16, and she admits she feels guilty for not coming forward about it sooner.

In a joint interview with her "Morning Show" co-star Jennifer Aniston, the 43-year-old Oscar winner opened up to The Guardian, stating that she felt “guilt for not speaking up earlier."

In 2017, Witherspoon broke her silence at the Elle Women in Hollywood event, explaining that her agents and producers instructed her to keep her mouth shut or risk losing out on acting roles. “I wish I could tell you that was an isolated incident in my career but, sadly, it wasn’t," she said at the time. "I’ve had multiple experiences of harassment and sexual assault."

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Reese Witherspoon has revealed her own experiences with sexual harassment in Hollywood in [I feel ] true disgust at the director who assaulted me when I was 16 -years-old and anger at the agents “After hearing all the stories these past few days and hearing these brave women speak up tonight

Reese Witherspoon revealed that she has had "multiple experiences of harassment and sexual assault " throughout her Hollywood career, adding her account to many that A lot of the feelings I’ve been having about anxiety, about being honest, the guilt for not speaking up earlier or taking action.

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"When stories [about assault and harassment] come out, I sometimes get really upset and it runs the gamut from sad to heartbroken to extreme anger," she tells The Guardian. "I think it probably drives me to tell more stories about it because art is the best antidote."

Her past experiences, she says, have made her "determined not to let this happen to other young women. I’m so grateful to the women who spoke out about things in their past because I’m in a different position, obviously, but those women had nothing to gain, and some lost their jobs over it. They are the real heroes in my mind.”

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When asked if she now wishes she had spoken up earlier, she responds, “Ummm no. It was a culture of silence and silence was a condition of my employment. That’s what I was told.”

'He now feels he carries a heavy stigma,' parents of St. Mike's victim say .
TORONTO — The parents of a teen boy who was sexually assaulted at a prestigious all-boys Catholic high school in Toronto say their son still can't address what happened to him. Crown attorney Erin McNamara read the parents' victim impact statement in a Toronto court today at a sentencing hearing for three former students of St. Michael's College School. The three pleaded guilty to sexual assault with a weapon and assault with a weapon against two victims. Another teen also pleaded guilty to making child pornography for recording the sex assault with his phone.

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