Terry Crews reveals amid Harvey Weinstein scandal that he was groped by Hollywood executive

NY Daily News | 10/10/2017 | Rachel Desantis
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"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" actor Terry Crews revealed that the Harvey Weinstein scandal has hit particularly close to home — because a similar thing happened to him.

In a lengthy Twitter thread Tuesday, Crews wrote that he was groped last year by a high-powered honcho while attending an event in Hollywood with his wife, Rebecca.

Crews - Reaction - Executive - Crotch - Wife

"Jumping back I said, 'What are you doing?!" Crews wrote of his reaction to the executive grabbing his crotch. "My wife saw everything (and) we looked at him like he was crazy. He just grinned like a jerk."

The 49-year-old explained that his first instinct was to spring into action and "kick his a-- right then."

Backlash

But he thought better of it, knowing that he'd likely face massive backlash.

"I thought twice about how the whole thing would appear. '240 lbs. Black Man stomps out Hollywood Honcho' would be the headline the next day," he wrote. "Only I probably wouldn't have been able to read it because I WOULD HAVE BEEN IN JAIL. So we left."

Crews - Harasser - Power - Influence - Attacker

Crews explained that because his harasser had "power and influence," he was forced to leave it alone or risk being ostracized — even as the attacker admitted his guilt with an apology phone...
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