Entertainment ‘The Flash’ Star Grant Gustin Speaks Out on Sexual Harassment: ‘This Is Not Okay’

02:37  15 november  2017
02:37  15 november  2017 Source:   variety.com

#MeToo movement hits the streets in Hollywood

  #MeToo movement hits the streets in Hollywood The Hollywood sexual harassment scandal has put a spotlight on the hashtag #MeToo movement on social media .The hashtag started about ten years ago as a way to provide support for young victims of sexual assault.Amid recent allegations in Hollywood against Harvey Weinstein, as well as others including Kevin Spacey, themovement has grown exponentially on social media."For every Harvey Weinstein, there's a hundred more men in the neighborhood who are doing the exact same thing," #MeToo founder Tarana Burke said.

Grant Gustin said in an Instagram post that sexual harassment is " not okay " and "can't become our new normal." Conecta Fiction Unveils Co-Production Project Line-Up. “ The Flash ” star Grant Gustin is the latest CW actor to speak out regarding the sexual harassment scandal surrounding executive

Flash ” star Grant Gustin is the latest CW actor to speak out regarding the sexual harassment women as if they are less than, and both physically and emotionally abusing them… is not okay . “Supergirl” actress Melissa Benoist and “Arrow” star Stephen Amell have previously spoken out

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Flash ” star Grant Gustin is the latest CW actor to speak out regarding the sexual harassment women as if they are less than, and both physically and emotionally abusing them… is not okay . “Supergirl” actress Melissa Benoist and “Arrow” star Stephen Amell have previously spoken out

The Flash” star Grant Gustin is the latest CW actor to speak out regarding the sexual harassment scandal surrounding executive producer Andrew Kreisberg.

In an Instagram post on Tuesday, Gustin wrote that “different men again and again, especially in the industry that I work in, treating women as if they are less than, and both physically and emotionally abusing them…is not okay. This can’t become our new normal.”

“Supergirl” actress Melissa Benoist and “Arrow” star Stephen Amell have previously spoken out against Kreisberg and sexual harassment in the industry. Benoist wrote in a tweet that “when people commit crimes or harass others they should always be held accountable — no matter what industry they work in or how much power they wield.” In a Facebook video, Amell said that “if anyone ever feels anything less than 100% safe, or anyone feels as though they aren’t allowed to express themselves and be the person that they are…I’ll stand right beside them, right behind them, I’ll speak on their behalf if need be.” Grant Gustin wearing a blue shirt© Provided by Variety

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Another CW star is speaking out in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against Andrew Kreisberg — the executive producer of The Flash , Supergirl, Arrow This is not okay . See their full responses below. ♥️. A post shared by Grant Gustin (@grantgust) on Nov 13, 2017 at 10:04pm PST.

“ The Flash ” star Grant Gustin is the latest CW actor to speak out regarding the sexual harassment scandal surrounding executive producer Andrew Kreisberg. In an Instagram post on Tuesday, Gustin wrote that “different men again and again, especially in the industry that I work in

Multiple people have accused Kreisberg of sexual misconduct, Variety reported on Friday. The accusations include inappropriate touching, asking for massages, kissing women without permission, and a constant stream of sexualized comments about women’s appearances. Kreisberg, who has worked on “The Flash,” “Supergirl,” “Arrow,” and “Legends of Tomorrow,” is currently suspended by Warner Bros. Television Group.

Read Gustin’s full statement below.

“I can sometimes forget that I live in a world where not everyone has the same rights and privileges as I do. I realize that’s my privilege that makes me forget. Hearing of different men, again and again, especially in the industry that I work in, treating women as if they are less than, and both physically and emotionally abusing them has become a daily occurrence. This is not ok. This can’t become our new normal. These last few weeks I haven’t been sure what to say, so let me just say this. I want to be better. I want to be a better man, a better ally. And I especially want all of the women in my life to know that I hear them, I stand with them, and I support them.

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The Flash 's Grant Gustin releases a statement about sexual harassment , following the Andrew Kreisberg allegations and comments from his co- stars . Related: Jessica Chastain Calls Out Bryan Singer. Now, Gustin has added his own voice to that chorus.

Grant Gustin . sensitive. The Flash . Previous article « Shannon Beador On David Beador Removing His Wedding Ring: Second Thoughts On Divorce Decision? Man United stars confirm what Arsenal fans always thought about their weak link.

I’m in awe of not just the women who have spoken out these last few weeks, but any woman who has ever done so. I can’t imagine how terrifying it must be and how much courage and strength it takes.

These women are the real superheroes, and they should be treated as such.”

♥️

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Here's what Charlie Rose said about sexual harassment before he was fired for it .
The host of "CBS This Morning" has been fired by the network following allegations of sexual misconduct. That's what Charlie Rose asked New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor on October 20, in a "CBS This Morning" segment about the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Now, Rose himself is out as a morning host after facing sexual harassment allegations of his own.

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