“It is only difficult if you are a man who has something to hide.”
Idris Elba has been praised for his support of the #MeToo-movement, after he said that people with a clear conscience have nothing to fear. The actor discussed the topic in an interview with the British newspaper The Times, in which he was asked whether it was difficult to be a guy because the fight against sexual harassment still gains strength. “It is only difficult if you are a man who has something to hide.,” he said.
His statement comes after stars like Sean Penn and Liam Neeson some were critical of the movement. That started after the many accusations of sexual unwanted conduct of a filmbons Harvey Weinstein in October 2017. Penn said that first, but should not be viewed or all the allegations be true, and Neeson said that the matter was a “bit of a witch hunt”.
Elba’s views on the sensitive topic earned him broad support on a number of well-known women, who are on social media point of view shared. “spread the word brother!,” wrote director Ava DuVernay.
Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes posted, “you See?” along with a link to the article, while actress Rosanna Arquette comments wrote on Rhimes ‘tweet: “I love him.
Elba is earlier by a People named the ‘Sexiest Man Alive 2018’.