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Christina Ricci Stresses the Importance of Believing Victims – The Hollywood Reporter



Christina Ricci is talking out in help of victims.

In a press release posted to her Instagram Story, the Yellowjackets star shared that generally, to be able to help victims, individuals should admit that the individuals they care about can do unhealthy issues.

“So sometimes people we have loved and admired do horrible things,” she wrote. “They might not do these things to us and we only who they were to us but that doesn’t mean they didn’t do the horrible things and to discredit the abused is a crime.”

She continued, “People we know as ‘awesome guys’ can be predators and abusers. It’s tough to accept but we have to. If we say we support victims — women, children, men, boys — then we must be able to take this stance.”

In one other slide, the actress famous that she has identified “awesome guys,” who have been nice to her however have confirmed to be abusers to different individuals in personal settings.

“I’ve also had personal experience with this,” she concluded. “Believe victims. It’s not easy to come forward. It’s not easy to get a conviction.”

Ricci’s assertion comes on the heels of Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis apologizing in an Instagram video for writing character letters on behalf of their That ’70s Present co-star Danny Masterson within the rape instances towards him.

Within the video, the couple stated they “support victims,” including, “We have done this historically through our work and will continue to do so in the future.” Additionally they defined that the letters have been by no means meant to “undermine the testimony of the victims or re-traumatize them in any way.”

Kutcher and Kunis’ apology concluded, “Our heart goes out to every single person who’s ever been a victim of sexual assault, sexual abuse or rape.”

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