Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

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Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

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Sorvino on film industry horrors

Mira Sorvino, one of the first women to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, continues to speak out about the expectations -- and horrors -- of the film industry.

"In looking back over at my career, I realized that one of my very first auditions when I was 16, I was completely treated inappropriately by the casting director," Sorvino, now 50, said on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association podcast.

"In order to scare me for this horror movie scene, he tied me to a chair, he bruised my arm and, I was 16 years old, and then he gagged me, and I was all game because I'm trying to be scared for the scene. And at the end he takes the gag out of my mouth and he said, 'Sorry for the prophylactic. …

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