Skip navigation! Story from Entertainment News. Despite taking part in one of film's best sex scenes of all time Cruel Intentions 4-EVA , Reese Witherspoon isn't exactly known for shooting particularly provocative roles. As such, she was understandably just a little freaked out by the prospect of getting down-and-dirty for her new film, Wild. Witherspoon stars as author Cheryl Strayed , who dabbled with drugs and promiscuity before embarking on her empowering hike through the Pacific Crest Trail. In the January issue of Harper's Bazaar UK , cover girl Witherspoon explains why that meaty material inspired her — while also causing her to "panic.
Reese Witherspoon Says She Was Sexually Assaulted By Director At Age 16
Reese Witherspoon Reveals She Was Assaulted As A Child Actor
Reese Witherspoon recently spoke out about harassment she faced as a child actor. She also stated that it is a risky business for a child to work in a world meant for adults. I enjoyed every minute of chatting with the divine AnnPatchett one of my favorite authors and independent booksellers about storytelling, growing up in Nashville, and the importance of dog portraits! There might even be an embarrassing high school story involving beer and a coke machine. Thanks to the whole team who made me laugh all day. Hair and makeup by HairbyAdir and romyglow. Witherspoon revealed.
Reese Witherspoon alleges sexual assault by director when she was 16
It is in this way that the show holds a mirror up to our post- MeToo world. In , Witherspoon revealed that she had been sexually assaulted by a director when she was 16, and was instructed by agents and producers to keep quiet about it. I think it probably drives me to tell more stories about it because art is the best antidote. They are the real heroes in my mind. It was a culture of silence and silence was a condition of my employment.
By Patrick Hipes. The admission come as women in Hollywood and elsewhere are coming forward with their experiences in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. That included Jennifer Lawrence, who during her speech at the event Monday recalled producers on one of her films who asked her to lose weight. After that degrading and humiliating lineup, the female producer told me I should use the naked photos of myself as inspiration for my diet. True disgust at the director who assaulted me when I was 16 years old and anger that I felt at the agents and the producers who made me feel that silence was a condition of my employment.