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Entertainment Charlize Theron Says She Was Sexually Harassed by a 'Very Famous Director' Early in Her Career

14:01  18 december  2019
14:01  18 december  2019 Source:   thewrap.com

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Charlize Theron said in an interview with NPR on Tuesday that she was sexually harassed by a “ very famous director ” at the beginning of her career . The “Bombshell” actress said she has named this director in the past

Charlize Theron opened up about experiencing sexual harassment early in her career . In an interview with NPR, the actress said she was sexually harassed by a " very famous " director in 1994, when she was just starting out as an actress. The director invited her to audition at his house

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Charlize Theron said in an interview with NPR on Tuesday that she was sexually harassed by a "very famous director" at the beginning of her career. The "Bombshell" actress said she has named this director in the past, but that the journalists who she has told have chosen not to print his name.

Theron said that she met the director in question at a house on a Saturday night in 1994 and that he greeted her in "silk pajamas and offered me a drink and rubbed my knee." She then apologized to the director as a way to excuse herself from the room.

"I was just starting out; I didn't know the ins and outs, and said to myself as I was driving there at 9pm … 'Maybe that's how they do it in the movie industry," Theron told NPR. "I put a lot of blame on myself … that I didn't say all the right things, and that I didn't tell him to take a hike, and that I didn't do all of those things that we so want to believe we'll do in those situations."

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Charlize Theron said in an interview with NPR on Tuesday that she was sexually harassed by a “ very famous director ” at the beginning of her career . The “Bombshell” actress said she has named this director in the past, but that the journalists who she has told have chosen not to print his name.

Charlize Theron opened up about experiencing sexual harassment early in her career . In an interview with NPR , the actress said she was sexually harassed by a " very famous " director in 1994, when she was just starting out as an actress.

"I actually did disclose his name. You don't know that because every time I disclosed his name, the journalist made the decision to not write his name, and it goes to show just how deeply systemic this problem is," Theron said. "So the story is out, and strangely, when the Harvey Weinstein story broke, I, for the first time ever, Googled the story and the story came up everywhere. It popped up everywhere, and nowhere could you find this guy's name. And it was incredibly upsetting to me."

Theron says that eight years after her the harassment incident, she met with the director again and hoped to confront him about it.

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Charlize Theron has spoken in detail about her experience of sexual harassment at the start of her acting career , saying she found it Theron outlined her own harassment , which happened in 1994 and involved a “ very famous director ” whose house she visited on a Saturday night for an audition.

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In discussing "Bombshell" and the #MeToo movement, Theron said that this is the first moment in her career where she's found people receiving real consequences for their actions.

"In sexual harassment, you're always waiting for that moment where there's full closure, where you feel like you've actually … had your moment, where you get to say your piece. And that never really happens," she said. "I've heard this repeatedly in hearing other women's stories, and that is the unfortunate thing about sexual harassment. You never get that moment where you feel like the tables are reversed and now he's finally getting it."

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She received another Academy Award nomination for playing a sexually abused woman seeking Since the early 2000s, Theron has ventured into film production with her company Denver and On this period in her career , Theron remarked: "I kept finding myself in a place where directors would

Hollywood star Charlize Theron has detailed the alleged sexual harassment she suffered from a famous director and revealed she has named him previously. In an interview with US outlet NPR, Theron said she was a young actress in 1994 when a famous director invited her to his home.

"I've always been honest about it. I don't have a desire to protect him, but I also don't want him to overshadow this film right now," Theron said. "So there will be a right time where I will talk about this again, and I will say his name, yes."

"Bombshell" is in theaters in New York and Los Angeles now. Listen to her full interview via NPR here.

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