Actor Aurélien Wiik reveals he was a sufferer of sexual abuse from the ages of 11 to fifteen | EUROtoday

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L'actor Aurélien Wiik, identified particularly for his function within the TF1 collection Munch, reveals he was sexually abused when he was a minor. “I was 11 years old. From the age of 11 to the age of 15, I was abused by my agent and other people around him,” testifies the actor, now 43 years previous, in a narrative revealed this Thursday, February 22 on his account Instagram and illustrated by her youngster's face.

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Aurélien Wiik explains that he filed a criticism on the age of 16 and “sent his attacker to prison”. In his testimony, he additionally implicates “producers and directors” and speaks of “attacks, harassment, attempted rapes”. He additionally explains that he was the sufferer of blackmail for roles.

Roles “in exchange for favors”

“I defended myself from wandering hands. They tried to lock me in a toilet […] I had to defend myself verbally, physically. Telling them that I had sent someone to prison calmed them down. Others insisted,” he wrote on Instagram.

READ ALSO #MeToo: Judith Godrèche publicly denounces the “control” of Benoît Jacquot “Until I was 25, I was offered roles, drugs, in exchange for favors. People often tried to drug me,” he emphasizes. “A woman drugged me one night. I woke up one night and she was on top of me. My only STD is rape,” warns the actor.

“Tremble, your turn will come”

“For all the other boy victims, the shame has stuck for too long. The pain is harder than the shame. The trial and recognition of victim status are important, it helps to rebuild oneself,” writes the actor, encouraging all different victims to talk out.

Through his testimony, Aurélien Wiik additionally warns the world of cinema, carrying the will to create a #MeTooboys. “Tremble, your turn will come. You know who you are. The movie boys are waking up,” he warns.

His speech comes the day earlier than the César ceremony, which takes place this Friday, February 23 within the night on the Olympia. A 49e version marked by the multiplication of accusations of violence on the earth of French cinema. Recently, Judith Godrèche filed a criticism in opposition to the administrators Benoît Jacquot and Jacques Doillon. The actress and #MeToo determine in French cinema is predicted to talk throughout the ceremony.