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Julia Roberts slams Weinstein's predatory conduct, but says she has been 'spared' sexual harassment

In a TV interview, the actor revealed that she has not had such an experience in her Hollywood career.

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Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 03.38 PM IST
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Roberts, 50 said "You know, it's all so ugly in so many ways, I've never had this experience. I mean, I almost feel bad saying that because I don't know why I was spared.
Roberts, 50 said "You know, it's all so ugly in so many ways, I've never had this experience. I mean, I almost feel bad saying that because I don't know why I was spared.
LOS ANGELES: Hollywood star Julia Roberts says though she is sad about the recent revelations of her colleagues, but sexual harassment has not been a part of her experience.

In an interview with Matt Lauer from the Today show the actor reveals that she had been "spared" from the whole experience in her long Hollywood career.

Roberts, 50 said "You know, it's all so ugly in so many ways, I've never had this experience. I mean, I almost feel bad saying that because I don't know why I was spared.

"You hear some of these heart-wrenching, awful stories -- and I have a daughter -- it is heartbreaking. But it's not been part of my experience."

Roberts had previously released a statement against Harvey Weinstein to People magazine, "I stand firm in the hope that we will finally come together as a society to stand up against this kind of predatory behaviour, to help victims find their voices and their healing, and to stop it once and for all."
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In early October, Hollywood was rocked by scandal after reports surfaced that movie mogul Harvey Weinstein had allegedly sexually harassed or assaulted multiple women over decades. The film fraternity went into shock as actresses shared their stories against the film producer and former film executive. Just days after the Weinstein bomb had dropped, there was another big name joining the list: Kevin Spacey. The 'House of Cards' actor was accused by actor Anthony Rapp of molestation. Rapp's outburst led to more than a dozen people coming forward with their own allegations against Spacey that included attempted rape.
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