Angela Lansbury blames women for sexual harassment

Harvey Weinstein isn't entirely to blame according to Lansbury

We have to own up to the fact women, since time immemorial, have gone out of their way to make themselves attractive.

"There is no excuse or mitigation for sexual violence and there is no circumstance in which it's even partially the victim's or survivor's fault".

After the subject of sexual assault was brought up, 92-year-old Lansbury delivered a take that feels, hm, about 92 years old.

He wanted to marry, he was fascinated with me, but only because of what he had seen on the screen, really. And unfortunately, there has been a return of the flames, and this is where we are today.

Angela Lansbury has sparked controversy by suggesting women should accept "some of the blame" in some instances of sexual misconduct committed by men.

Patricia Arquette, among others, was swift to criticize Lansbury for her remarks on the social media site.

"And I think it will stop now - it will have to".

Lansbury went on to say sexually inappropriate behavior in the workplace will have to stop now, and that a "lot of men must be very anxious at this point".

Lansbury married Cromwell in 1945 when she was 19 and he was 35, but the marriage only lasted a year.

However, this addition has done little to mitigate her earlier comments.

The veteran actress pictured at the 1961 Academy Awards.

Sounds a bit like another way of saying women are "asking for it by the way they dress" to us.

Actress Patricia Arquette added her voice to the chorus, using a recent news article to hammer the point home.

But it was a shock to me when it ended, I wasn't prepared for that.

Rape Crisis England & Wales also issued a statement in response to Lansbury's comments.

Lansbury said she had not suffered any harassment during her initial days in Hollywood.



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