Rebel Wilson opened up about her experiences with sexual harassment in the movie industry in a series of tweets posted Saturday morning, detailing two separate incidents in which men in the industry allegedly acted inappropriately towards her.
In the first alleged incident, Wilson described a male star “in a position of power” asking her to go into a room with him and then “repeatedly asking [her] to stick [her] finger up his a–.” She added that his male friends attempted to film the incident on their iPhones while laughing.
“I repeatedly said no and eventually got out of the room,” she wrote. She said that she had her lawyer report the incident to the studio so that if it happened again, she’d be able to leave the production with no repercussions. She added that one of the star’s representatives later threatened her, telling her to be nice to the star.
“I refused. The whole thing was disgusting,” she wrote. She continued that she’d told hundreds of people in the industry the story to warn them away from working with the man.
In the second incident, Wilson alleged that she had a “‘hotel room'” encounter with a top director.
“I thought we were there to talk comedy,” she wrote. “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 bolted out of there immediately.”
“I was so naive the thought of anything happening apart from ‘work talk’ didn’t even cross my mind.”
Wilson ended her story by writing that she felt lucky to grow up in a “pro-female environment” and acknowledged that her stories weren’t “as horrific as other women and men have described.”
“I know, moving forward, that if I witness behavior, whether it happens to me or someone I know, I will no longer be POLITE. Interpret that as you will,” she finished.