Mary J. Blige has opened up sexual harassment in Hollywood. During The Hollywood Reporter’s latest actress roundtable, MJB spoke on the importance of women opening up about abuse, saying,
“I believe things will change because it’s making other women say, ‘Me too, me too,’ and that’s why it keeps happening every day. And it will change things because people don’t want to be in bondage anymore.”
Mary also spoke on being a “tomboy” in the industry. She said,
“I was always kind of like a tomboy and one of the guys.” She went on to admit that she concealed her femininity because of experiences she had as a child where she was abused. Mary continued, “It took me a very long time to even wear makeup and tight clothes because I’d been through so much. “I’m happy that these women are hopefully free because it hurts. I’m happy people are being exposed and [are] exposing people.”
You can see the whole thing in the video above.