Actor James Van Der Beek revealed that he had been sexually assaulted

Actor James Van Der Beek — Andy Kropa/AP/SIPA

The scandal, Harvey Weinstein, american producer accused of rape and sexual harassment, and releases the word. This Thursday, it is the turn of
James Van Der Beek (Dawson), to speak on this subject. The actor has denounced the behavior of Weinstein, and revealed to have also been abused by the old ” mighty men “.

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“I commend all those who take the word”

“What Weinstein is accused of is criminal,” wrote James Van Der Beek on Twitter, “I commend all those who take the word,” he continued. And the actor does not stop there. In other posts on the network, he reveals to have also been a victim of sexual abuse in his career. “Older men and powerful, I have caught the buttocks. They have me stuck in conversations inappropriate sexual when I was much younger “, he says. “I understand the shame is unjustified, the inability to say stop. There is a dynamic of power that seems impossible to overcome, ” concludes the actor.

What Weinstein is being accusé of is criminal. What he’s admitted to is unacceptable – in any industry. I applaud everybody speaking out.

— James Van Der Beek (@vanderjames) October 12, 2017

I’ve had my ass grabbed by an older, powerful men, I’ve had them corner me in inappropriate sexual conversations when I was much younger…

— James Van Der Beek (@vanderjames) October 12, 2017

I understand the unwarranted shame, powerlessness & inability to blow the whistle. There’s a power dynamic that feels impossible to overcome

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— James Van Der Beek (@vanderjames) October 12, 2017

 

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