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Laura Dern Angela Bassett
Laura Dern Angela Bassett

Laura Dern, Angela Bassett Reflect on Their Own #MeToo Experiences

During a segment of Variety’s “Actors on Actors,” presented by Shutterstock, Laura Dern and Angela Bassett reexamined some of their early acting experiences in the wake of the Me Too movement.

“That moment that I thought was fine which absolutely wasn’t fine; that moment where I thought, ‘Oh this is generational and that’s how people talk,’ or ‘I guess that’s how men should treat me,'” Dern said. “I just replayed my whole childhood — because I started acting at 11 — back to myself, and it was shocking.”

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