An incomplete, depressingly long list of celebrities’ sexual assault and harassment stories

L to R: Reese Witherspoon, America Ferrera, Jennifer Lawrence, and Molly Ringwald, all of whom have shared their stories of assault and harassment over the past 24 hours. (Photos: Getty Images)

Over the weekend, a campaign started 10 years ago by a black woman, activist Tarana Burke, to encourage “empowerment through empathy” re-emerged as a response to last week’s soul-crushing torrent of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein. (Actress Alyssa Milano, widely credited with jump-starting the hashtag, later said she was not aware of Burke’s campaign until later.) That campaign is known as “Me Too,” and it encourages survivors to confirm a devastating, and largely unspoken, truth: That nearly every woman on Earth, and a significant minority of men, has been the victim of sexual assault and/or harassment in their lifetime.

The campaign’s effectiveness hinges on the sheer volume of posts where hundreds of thousands of people share their stories, from a simple “me too” to raw, vulnerable accounts of harassment and assault. As the accounts continue to emerge from everyday people and celebrities alike, we’re going to compile some of the stories celebrities have shared over the past week or so that reach beyond the Weinstein allegations, in hopes that their sheer volume helps demonstrate the ubiquity of this problem.

The list is by no means comprehensive: We can’t forget the women who have come forward to accuse Weinstein of assault and harassment—including Rose McGowan, Asia Argento, Mira Sorvino, Ambra Battilana Gutierrez, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Rosanna Arquette, Angie Everhart, Cara Delevingne, Léa Seydoux, Louisette Geiss, Heather Graham, Ashley Judd, and many more—the more than 60 women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, the sexual assault and harassment charges leveled against Ain’t It Cool News’ Harry Knowles and former Birth.Movies. Death. editor Devin Faraci, Amber Tamblyn’s recent account of…

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