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Women in Hollywood gala becomes a forum for stars to reflect on their own stories of sexual abuse and harassment

Women in Hollywood gala becomes a forum for stars to reflect on their own stories of sexual abuse and harassment

On a night that was supposed to be a celebration of empowerment, Elle magazine’s Women in Hollywood gala turned into an evening of shared stories about sexual assault and harassment.

At the star-studded event Monday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, actresses such as Jennifer Lawrence, Reese Witherspoon, Lake Bell, Tavi Gevinson and Bellamy Young were upfront about their personal experiences in wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

"I think every woman in here has experienced some version of sexual harassment or assault...

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