British actress Keira Knightley has stated that sexual harassment is such a big problem that she “literally” does not know a single woman who has not been subjected to it, including herself.
In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar magazine, which goes on sale on Wednesday, June 8, the 36-year-old actress said the situation was “damn depressing.”
When asked if she had been harassed, she said, “Yes! I mean, everyone. Literally, I don’t know anyone who hasn’t been exposed, be it groping, or some guy saying he’s going to slit your throat, or punch you in the face, or something like that. Everyone has this experience. “
“That was when women started listing all the precautions they take when they go home to make sure they’re safe, and I thought,“ I’m doing every last one and I don’t even think about it, ”she shared. Knightley.
She has previously talked about her discomfort when filming intimate scenes and that women are expected to flirt or motherhood.
In her most recent interview, Knightley, a mother of two, withdrew from the historical drama Essex Serpent due to childcare concerns.
The actress has two children, Edie and Delilah, from her husband James Ryton, a musician and former member of the Klaxons.