Hollywood big shot Harvey Weinstein’s current open has uncovered the terrible truth about female provocation, and how men, in intense positions, abuse their rank while females look to them for favors. Various Hollywood characters – from Ashley Judd to Angelina Jolie – have blamed film makers for attacks and even assault.
In the wake of this, harassment has become the (much-needed) topic of conversation of the hour.
On Sunday, the phrase ‘me too’ began trending on social media. Started as a means to be able to talk about harassment, the words are being used to show how widespread assault actually is.
American actress Alyssa Milano had shared a screenshot of the suggestion that read, “Suggested by a friend: If all the women who have been harassed or assaulted wrote “Me too” as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.”
If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.
Thousands of users (both women and men) have since posted the words on their Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles.Loading...#EvanRachelWould
Being raped once made it easier to be raped again. I instinctually shut down. My body remembered, so it protected me.
I disappeared. #metooJavier Muñoz
Me too. I don’t know if means anything coming from a gay man but it’s happened. Multiple times.
This is not the first social media movement to come out of the scandal. The development began to challenge Twitter’s suspension of McGowan’s record. The artiste is amongst the numerous ladies to stand up against the lewd behavior by Harvey Weinstein.