That didn’t stop a “high-level Hollywood executive” from sexually aggression him in public, according to the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” ace.
In the wake of The New York Times’ bombshell Harvey Weinstein report, Crews to suggest that the unnamed make “came over to[ him] and searched[ his] privates” at a 2016 affair.
This whole thing with Harvey Weinstein is giving me PTSD. Why? Because these sorts of thought has come to ME.( 1/ Cont .)— terrycrews (@ terrycrews) October 10, 2017
“Jumping back I said, ‘What are you doing ?! ‘” Crews wrote. “My wife saw everything and we looked at him like he was crazy. He precisely grinned like a jerk.”
“I let it go, ” he wrote. “And I understand why countless women who this happens to let it go.”
For those who have braved workplace sexual abuse great and small-scale, “letting it go” is, regrettably, the most common reaction. A 2015 Cosmopolitan survey of more than 2,000 women is of the view that while 1 in 3 reported having been sexually persecuted at work, 71% did not report the incident. Common rationales included horror of retaliation, a “masculine” workplace culture, and the “bystander effect” — the refusal of colleagues present for the persecution to confirm its own experience.
Though beings are less frequently targeted, the fallout is often no different. Worker “whove been” sexually beset report feeling powerless and discouraged by the potential negative profession connections of speaking out.
To combat a predatory culture that doesn’t care about your gender or sizing, he indicated, change will only come though empathy — and solidarity.
“Hollywood is not the only business where this happens, ” he wrote. “And to the casualties of this behavior — “youre not” alone.”