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James Van Der Beek Opens Up About Being Sexually Harassed By ‘Older, Powerful Men’

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James Van Der Beek Opens Up About Being Sexually Harassed By ‘Older, Powerful Men’

The Hollywood sexual harassment testimonials keep pouring in following the recent revelation of filmmaker Harvey Weinstein’s multiple sexual assault cases over the years.

Now “Dawson’s Creek” James Van Der Beek is the latest Hollywood star to come forward with his past experiences with sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. 

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RELATED: Angelina Jolie And Gwyneth Paltrow Reveal How Harvey Weinstein Came On To Them

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The “Varsity Blues” actor recently took to Twitter where he posted a series of tweets where he revealed that an “older, powerful man….had my ass grabbed by older, powerful men.”

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Van Der Beek’s tweets come after “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actor Terry Crews similar Twitter rant where he admitted to also having been sexually harassed by a male producer in Hollywood.

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Both Van Der Beek and Crews’ claims come after a major scandal surrounding Hollywood honcho Harvey Weinstein. The revelation of Weinstein’s multiple sexual harassment cases recently came to surface following articles in The New York Times and The New Yorker that detailed decades worth of harassment cases involving Weinstein’s alleged misconduct towards women. More than a dozen women have come forward, including three who have accused him of rape. The now-disgraced Hollywood titan has received widespread condemnation, including from former President Barack Obama. On Sunday, Weinstein was fired from his namesake company.

More than a dozen women have since come forward, including major Hollywood actresses and three who have accused him of rape. The now-disgraced Hollywood titan has received widespread condemnation, including from former President Barack Obama. On Sunday, Weinstein was fired from his namesake company.

The now-disgraced Hollywood heavyweight has since received widespread condemnation in addition to being fired from his own company. Former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have both spoken out against Weinstein despite his hefty contributions to their political campaigns in the past. 

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RELATED: “You’re Fired!” – Harvey Weinstein Fired From His Own Company Over Sexual Harassment Charges

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Take a look at James Van Der Beek over the years.


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