Ashley Judd has revealed she was sexually harassed by a film executive in the 90s.
The actress alleges the incident occurred while she was filming the 1997 thriller Kiss the Girls.
In an interview with Variety magazine, the 47-year-old said: “I was sexually harassed by one of our industry’s most famous, admired-slash-reviled bosses.”
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“It took years before I could evaluate that incident and realise that there was something incredibly wrong and illegal about it.”
Ashley did not to name the studio exec in the article but alleged he summoned her to his hotel room several times under the pretence of discussing film roles. She also alleges that he tried to get her to watch him take a shower.
Ashley said she has never been offered a movie by the executive’s studio following the incident and regrets that she didn’t press charges at the time.