The star of “Norma RAE” and “Forrest Gump” described harassment stepfather


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American actress and singer Sally field have experienced sexual harassment stepfather when she was 14. She wrote about this in his memoirs In Pieces, writes The New York Times.

According to the artist, her stepfather Jock Mahoney, actor and stuntman, whom her mother Margaret married in 1952, (the field at that time was about five years old), regularly led her into the bedroom and stayed with her alone. “I felt at the same time a child, helpless and not a child. Powerful. It had the power, and I owned it. But I wanted to be a child”, — stated in the book field. The actress stressed that it would be much easier if she could think about her rapist only in a negative way, however, “he sometimes turned into a magician, like the pied Piper of Hamelin with our family in the role of his enchanted followers.”

Field stated that the stepfather’s molestation ended when she was 14 years old. Margaret and Jack were divorced in 1968, stuntman died in 1989.

In the book field also told of two other instances of harassment that she experienced in Hollywood. In 1968, she met with musician Jimmy Webb, they used marijuana, then the field fell asleep. When she woke up, he discovered that Webb climbed on top of her. The composer himself admitted to reporters that he had had sex with the actress.

Another case, described the field, happened during the casting for the film “Stay hungry” with Jeff Bridges. The Director of bands Bob Rafelson demanded that the actress kissed him, otherwise he refused to take her for the lead role. “So I kissed him,” admitted field.

71-year-old Sally field — winner of several Oscars, Golden globes and Emmy awards. She is best known for the film “Norma RAE,” in which she played the main role. The actress also played in such bands as “lather”, “Mrs. Doubtfire” and “Forrest Gump”, the TV series “er” and “Brothers and sisters”. In addition, she played aunt may in the blockbuster “the New spider-Man” and its sequel “New spider-Man. High voltage”.

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