James Van Der Beek Admitting 'Powerful Men' Tried to Sexually Coerce Him Is Eye-Opening

James Van der Beek
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In light of the Harvey Weinsten bombshell, many celebrities are opening up about the harassment they've endured in silence for far too long. And as we continue to process these truths, another star has found his voice to speak out. James Van Der Beek recently admitted "older, powerful men" sexual harassed him as a young actor, which reiterates the dangerous realities of coercion and why we need to break strongholds in place that enable gross individuals to abuse both their power and others.

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