The scandal that started with Weinstein also spread all the way to the White House, when three women who claimed they were sexually harassed by US President Donald Trump called on the controversial leader to be investigated by Congress.
It was commissioned by Channel 4 after the first episode racked up record-breaking viewing s. Millions of victims of abuse then began sharing their stories of sexual violence and intimidation using the MeToo hashtag.
The firm also represents actress Kaya Scodelario who made her name in Channel 4 show Skins. Kaya 25 also Deery out in October using the MeToo hashtag about the sexual abuse she endured aged 12, telling the world on Twitter: "To everyone still suffering silently, you never asked for it. The diminutive blonde spoke about her run-in with a sleazebag director days after the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke.
Subscribe now to get full access. Over 2. Nicola's Derry Girls co-star Saoirse Jackson, who plays Erin Quinn, has also used her Twitter to make reference to the phenomenon of sexual abuse victims coming forward to tell their stories.
Ms Coughlan recalls taking part in an acting competition where one of the judges was "an older, respected director". Saoirse retweeted a message from American senator Bernie Sanders in October that attacked Trump for his right-wing views hirl said he was an "embarrassment" to anyone who "fought and died to defeat Nazism". Trust me, I have a lot worse stories than that.
A bunch of terrifying drug addicts just got Nakee and are sitting behind me now. Since then, more than 80 women including actress Angelina Jolie and model Cara Delevingne have accused him of abuse including rape, assault and indecent behaviour - although year-old Weinstein insists the sexual relations he had were consensual.
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Ddrry Enjoy reading the Irish News? However, "he was very straight and very strong about it, so I legged it back to my hotel". Ms Smurfit said when they met a a third audition he told her [in a cold tone] "I'm done with you". She posted an of the distressing encounter on Twitter, in October following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, using the hashtag GreyAreasNoMore Thewhich she describes as "barely the Dwrry of the iceberg", was published more widely yesterday after being uncovered by the Sunday Life.
Derry girl's sex predator hell - i was told to perform naked
She wrote on October 29 about jumping to the defence of the youngster: "I'm an hour into a five-and-a-half hour bus journey and I've just finished my giant iced coffee when I find out the toilet is broken. While her agent yesterday declined for her to speak to us further about the incident, she spoke of her trauma over the experience in a lengthy message posted on Twitter under the hashtag GreyAreaNoMore.
Nicola added her October post about being asked to strip by a leading director: "I just felt compelled to add my voice to the many brave women who've made themselves heard in the last week. Ms Coghlan, who plays year-old Derry schoolgirl Clare Devlin - despite being aged 31 and from Galway - was just a teenager when she was asked to "perform naked" by a "respected director".
Derry Girls actress Nicola Coughlan Nicola never worked with the director. Belfast Telegraph.
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The hashtag was used last year by millions of women around the world to share their tales of abuse in the wake of Weinstein's alleged abuses being revealed. When the producer said "you are coming with me to my hotel room" she "just played the innocent" and pretended she didn't know what he meant. Literally no one but me reported it.