Garcia was accused of sexual harassment
One of the leaders of the movement #MeToo against sexual harassment, the California Democratic MP Christina Garcia was accused of indecent behaviour in relation to men. Reported by the Associated Press.
As told the Agency the victim, a former employee of the office of the other Deputy Daniel Fierro, in 2014, during a softball game Garcia stroked his back and tried to touch the buttocks and crotch. About that Fierro told his former chief.
AP notes that currently, the attitude of the Deputy under investigation.
Press Secretary Garcia said that the politician learned of the charges on 23 January, but the details were unknown to her.
The MP stressed that all allegations of sexual harassment should be taken seriously, and promised to participate in the investigation. She added that she does not remember a misconduct, which says Fierro, and such actions are incompatible with its values.
In early October of 2017, the newspaper The New York Times published an investigation about sexual harassment producer Harvey Weinstein in relation to Actresses and subordinates, which, according to the newspaper, lasted for several decades. According to CNN, the number of women accusing the producer of harassment, exceeded 40. Among them, the actress Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cara Delevingne, Asia Argento, Ashley Judd, rose McGowan, and others.
After that, dozens of celebrities, survivors of abuse, told their stories. In particular, sexual harassment accused American actor Kevin spacey. Nine of his colleagues on the filming of the TV series “house of cards” said that he made the filming process was “toxic” and behaved like a “predator”. In November spacey and Weinstein was treated for sex addiction at a rehabilitation clinic.
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