Rebel Wilson shares sexual harassment story

It's become an all too common situation, with Rebel Wilson the latest actress to share her own sexual harassment experience in Hollywood.

 

Taking to Twitter the Pitch Perfect star shared two experiences from her career, including one encounter with a "male star, in a position of power" who asked her to perform a lewd act on him.

"[He] asked me to go into a room with him and then asked me repeatedly to stick my finger up his a**," Rebel tweeted early Sunday morning (Australian time). "All whilst his male 'friends' tried to film the incident on their iPhones and laughed. I repeatedly said no and eventually got out of the room."

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Rebel Wilson has taken to Twitter to share her own sexual harassment experience in Hollywood. Source: Getty

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The actress detailed how a "male star" asked her to perform a lewd act. Source: Twitter

Rebel goes on, saying she made a formal complaint to the movie studio in order to protect herself, but was later "threatened" by the male star's reps.

"Later I was threatened by one of the star's representatives to be nice and support the male star. I refused. The whole thing was disgusting," she added.

"I've told hundreds of people in the industry the story in more graphic detail basically to warn them off this individual."

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The star said she was later threatened by the star's reps. Source: Getty

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Rebel also shared an experience with an director. Source: Twitter

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The Pitch Perfect star said she will always speak up if she sees this behaviour again. Source: Twitter

The 37-year-old Australian star also shared another encounter from earlier in her career, when she was invited to a hotel room by a "top director".

"Earlier in my career, I also had a 'hotel room' encounter with a top director. I thought we were there to talk comedy," Rebel continued.

"Nothing physical happened because the guy's wife called and started abusing him over the phone for sleeping with actresses and luckily she was yelling so loud that I could hear her and I bolted out of there immediately.

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Rebel is one of many in Hollywood speaking out. Source: Getty

"I was so naive the thought of anything happening apart from 'work talk' didn't even cross my mind."

Rebel concludes by praising the women who have spoken out about their own sexual harassment stories following the New York Times exposé that has since rocked Hollywood.

"I know, moving forward, that if I witness this behavior, whether it happens to me or someone I know, I will no longer be POLITE. Interpret that as you will," she concluded.

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