BET.com recently published a commentary piece pointing out Hollywood's lack of response to Terry Crews' attempt to call out a powerful agent for sexually assaulting him. Despite the encouraging uprising of the #MeToo movement, the public support that found its way to other (often white, female) celebrities didn't seem to extend to the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star — until this past weekend.
In the four days passing since our op-ed went live, several celebrities and social justice figures have publicly declared their support for the actor, starting a groundswell of support among fans and other victims of sexual assault. We are proud to have played a part in Terry's mission, and continue to support him as he works to sound the alarm, not just for himself but for countless other men and women who suffer in silence.
Get more details on Terry Crews' alleged assault with BET Breaks, above.
From Gabrielle Union to Isaiah Washington, see the famous faces who stand beside the actor during his time of bravery.
Crews, humbled by the support and the awareness brought to both him and the overarching topic of sexual assault, took to Twitter, himself, to share his thanks in the simplest way:
Read the commentary for yourself, in full, here.
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