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James Van Der Beek reveals he was groped by 'powerful men'

From BBC - October 12, 2017

Dawson's Creek actor James Van Der Beek has told of being groped by three unnamed "older, powerful men".

Van Der Beek is among the showbusiness names who have been inspired to relay their own experiences of sexual harassment after allegations emerged against Harvey Weinstein.

"I have had my ass grabbed by older, powerful men," the actor said.

"I have had them corner me in inappropriate sexual conversations when I was much younger."

Van Der Beek shot to fame at the age of 20 when he played Dawson Leery in the hit teen TV drama.

He wrote on Twitter that the men responsible were "people 99.9% of you do not know".

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