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Geena Davis is a gap of about an inappropriate audition, she was early in her career.
While doing press for her upcoming documentary film “This Changes Everything,” the 63-year-old actress recalled a time when as a male director, he made her sit on his lap while acting out a love scene.
“I had to audition for a part in a scene, my character was going to be able to sit on the lap of a male character,” Davis told USA Today.
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“The managing director said,” yes, I’ll have the scene with me, and made me sit on his lap. It was kind of a sexy scene. I didn’t want to have to do it, and I was very uncomfortable with it, but I didn’t know you can say no,” she added.
“So, hopefully in time for #MeToo and Time’s Up, the women do not have to suffer because of that. It’s pretty standard that you will not be alone with a man in a room or suite in the hotel, but a lot of the stuff that goes on and has gone on for a long, long time.”
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Davis’ new documentary, discusses how women can be – and is in the entertainment. It is a women’s rights activist for many years.
In 2004, Davis founded the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, which is a non-profit research organization that studies gender representation in media and advocate for an equal representation between men and women.”