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Rebel Wilson shares allegations of sexual harassment

Rebel Wilson is the latest star to come forward with allegations that she was sexually assaulted by powerful figures in the film industry.

The Pitch Perfect actor has claimed one “male star” who was in a “position of power” pushed her to go into a room alone with him.

In a series of tweets the 37-year-old alleged how the actor, who she didn’t name, demanded that she perform a sex act on him while his friends filmed the incident on their phones.

The actor told fans on the social media site: “As you guys know, I’m a pretty strong and confident person but even I have a story to tell. A male star, in a position of power asked me to go into a room with him and then asked me repeatedly to stick my finger up his ass.

“All whilst his male ‘friends’ tried to film the incident on their iPhones and laughed. I repeatedly said no and eventually got out of the room.”

She wrote that after she managed to escape from the situation she worked with her lawyer and her agent to complain about the allegations to studio bosses and demanded producers include a clause in her contract protecting her from the star’s aggression.

But Wilson added that after taking steps to stop the alleged harassment she was threatened by her colleague’s representatives and told she had to “be nice” and “support” the actor.

She refused to bow to pressure and added: “I refused. The whole thing was disgusting. I’ve told hundreds of people in the industry the story in more graphic detail basically to warn them off this individual.”

Wilson also followers that she had a “hotel room encounter” with a top Hollywood director who she said was notorious for preying on young women.

She said she managed to escape when the man’s wife called and harangued him for sleeping with other women.

The Australian actor added: “Luckily she was yelling so loud that I could hear her and I bolted out of there immediately.

“I was so naive the thought of anything happening apart from ‘work talk’ didn’t even cross my mind.”

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