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Ruined by lies and truths

Let’s be fair and honest about the sexual harassment in the work place and beyond. Too many times, the person who is harassed (especially in the film industry) knows what is “required” of them to get ahead. For the potential fame and fortune, they will do whatever it takes to get hired for a spot in the limelight.

These people should not then later complain about it.

It seems all it takes to ruin a person’s reputation is to just say it happened and others get on the bandwagon, whether true or not.

Too many have been ruined by lies and truths. It is time it “all” ends — both women and men need to comply.

Marilyn Calkins



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