Rebel Wilson claims a former male co-star sexually harassed her after which tried to “destroy” her profession.
She alleged to People that the unnamed man “called me into a room and pulled down his pants” after which, in entrance of his buddies, requested her to carry out a lewd act
“It was awful and disgusting,” the 42-year-old instructed the journal, opting not reveal his identify and even what movie it was.
“And all the behavior afterwards — this was all before #MeToo — where they kind of tried to destroy me and my career. If it had happened after #MeToo, then I could have just blasted them.”
The “Senior Year” actress, who has a legislation diploma from the University of New South Wales, did what she may to doc the incident for authorized functions and instantly referred to as her rep.
“I got certain things in writing about what happened,” she stated. “Definitely amongst industry circles, I made sure people knew what happened.”
The “Pitch Perfect” alum stated that she ought to have left the film when it occurred, admitting that staying “wasn’t worth it.”
“But at the same time, I was like, ‘Oh well, do the right thing, be a professional and finish the movie.’ Now I would never do that,” she defined.
“I thought even complaining to my agency was a big step. And to complain to the studio. I found out I was like the fourth person to complain about the guy. Such gross behavior, but a lot of women have had it way worse.”
Wilson additionally stated she would rise up for herself “even more” if one thing related occurred at this time.
“If it happened again, I would probably stand up for myself even more just because of the bravery of the other women that have stood up and now allowed me an opportunity,” she stated.