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Ashley Judd says she was sexually harassed by prominent studio exec

Actress Ashley Judd attends the 2015 Social Good

Actress Ashley Judd attends the 2015 Social Good Summit at 92Y on Sept. 27, 2015 in New York City. Credit: Getty Images / Mireya Acierto

Ashley Judd revealed Tuesday was sexually harassed in the 1990s by a person she calls "one of our industry's most famous, admired-slash-reviled bosses."

The "Divergent" actress, 47, told Variety she was filming Paramount's 1997 thriller "Kiss the Girls" when a rival studio's executive lured her to his hotel room using step-by-step stages of pretense.

"I got out of there," she says, "And by the way, I've never been offered a movie by that studio. Ever. I beat myself up [about it] for a while. This is another part of the process. We internalize the shame. It really belongs to the person who is the aggressor."

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