Olivia Munn has been at the forefront of the #MeToo movement and she’s not giving up.
In a new profile in Cosmopolitan, the “Magic Mike” star recalls when the new movement against harassment and abuse caught on last year.
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“I remember where I was when I heard that people were getting outraged about Weinstein and I thought, People care? They didn’t used to care, nobody cared,” she says.
The 38-year-old talks about getting director Brett Ratner, who has been accused by multiple women for sexual harassment and misconduct, to apologize for publicly claiming he had “banged” her.
“All I wanted was for him to clear my name. He muddied it and I wanted him to clear it. So I went on to Twitter and I handled it in the only way I could. It was going to be a moral victory for me in that at least I’d stood up for myself.”
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Earlier this year, Munn spoke out again, this time demanding that 20th Century Fox remove a scene from “The Predator” after learning that director Shane Black had cast a friend of his who was a registered sex offender to play a character who hits on the actress.
“I’m not for sale,” Munn says of the blowback she faced. “If speaking up costs me my career, I don’t want it anyway.”