Lindsay Lohan: Women of #MeToo movement ‘look weak’
Actress Lindsay Lohan says that women say about #MeToo experiences ‘look weak.’
Actress Lindsay Lohan is apologizing for the previous comments they made about the #MeToo movement in which they implied that the women coming forward with stories of intimidation and violence are “weak.”
As previously reported, Lohan spoke with The Times UK, and implied that the women who come forward are just doing it for attention and asked why they waited for the movement to get the steam to come out.
“I really hate myself for saying this, but I think that women have to speak out against all these things, it makes them look weak when they are very strong women,” the actress said. “You have these girls that come out, who do not even know who they are, who do it for the attention. That is to take away from the fact that it has happened.”
The actress walked those statements back heavily in a statement to People on Sunday.
“I would like to wholeheartedly apologize for any pain and stress caused by a quote in a recent interview with time,” Lohan, 32, began. “The offer is solely in connection with my hope that there are a handful of fake testimonials from a tsunami of heroic voices do not lead to a dilution of the importance of the #MeToo movement, and each of us who champion. However, I have since learned how statements like mine are seen as offensive, that was never my intention. I’m sorry for all the pain I may have caused.”
She continued: “I feel very strongly about the #MeToo movement and have the greatest respect and admiration for the women who are brave enough to come forward and speak out about their experiences. Their testimony has provided the basis for the protection of persons not able to speak, and gives strength to those who struggle to get their voice heard.”
The star, who took a step out of the public eye for many years back by means of an upcoming MTV reality show, “Lohan Beach Club.”