“Stranger Issues” star Grace Van Dien says she’s been declining appearing roles after experiencing sexual harassment on set.
The 26-year-old actress, greatest identified for taking part in cheerleader Chrissy Cunningham within the Netflix sci-fi drama, addressed her determination to be extra selective this week throughout a Twitch stay stream, saying ” the previous few initiatives I’ve labored on I didn’t have the most effective experiences with a few of the individuals I needed to work for.”
Van Dien went on to recount a selected incident, by which an unnamed movie producer allegedly propositioned her on set.
“One of many final motion pictures I did, one of many producers requested me to… like, he employed a lady that he was sleeping with after which he had her ask me to have a threesome with them,” Van Dien mentioned. “So… like, that’s my boss. After which I didn’t and I cried and I used to be so upset.”
Van Dien shared that she’s specializing in streaming for now as a result of she will get to “select who I hang around with, who I speak to.”
On Thursday, Van Dien tweeted that her skilled priorities are altering.
“As I become older, my work priorities are altering,” she informed her 231,000 Twitter followers. “I’m ready for the best undertaking/the best individuals to work with. 🎥🤍”
She added: “it’s good to really feel calm.”
CNN has contacted Van Dien’s representatives for additional remark.
Earlier than her breakout position in “Stranger Issues”, Van Dien, who’s the daughter of “Starship Troopers” actor Casper Van Dien, appeared on TV exhibits comparable to “The Village” and “Greenhouse Academy.” Her movie credit embody “V for Vengeance” and “What Comes Round.”
Van Dien, who usually streams herself taking part in video games like “Fortnite” and “Overwatch” on Twitch beneath the deal with @BlueFille, has 293,000 followers on the platform.