James Van Der Beek Says He Was Harassed As Younger Actor

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Deadline—James Van Der Beek has added his support to the expanding roster of Hollywood woman coming out as victims of sexual harassment. In a series of tweets, Van Der Beek says he, too, was harassed as a young man. “I’ve had my ass grabbed by older, powerful men, I've had them corner me in inappropriate sexual conversations when I was much younger,” tweets the actor, who was about 20 when he auditioned by Dawson’s Creek and two years younger when he appeared in 1995’s feature Angu…

Actor James Van Der Beek says he was sexually assaulted. Former "Dawson's Creek" star James Van Der Beek is the latest actor to speak out about being sexually assaulted in Hollywood. Van Der Beek, 40, opened up about his own experience, writing on Twitter that he understands "the unwarranted shame" that some of the women involved in the Harvey Weinstein...