Michelle Pfeiffer, 61, reveals she was the victim of Me Too moment

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Michelle Pfeiffer, 61, reveals she was the victim of an 'inappropriate' Me Too moment with a 'high-powered person' in the film industry at the age of 20

By Kate Thomas for MailOnline

Published: 08:50 BST, 21 October 2019 | Updated: 08:51 BST, 21 October 2019

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Michelle Pfeiffer has revealed she experienced a Me Too moment with a 'high-powered person' in during the early days of her career.

The actress, 61, tried to ignore it at the time, but 'cringes' when she looks back on the incident now because it made her feel 'really uncomfortable'.

The What Lies Beneath star told the Sunday Times's Style magazine that the #MeToo movement forced her to re-evaluate her past and question the excuses she had made at the time, such as 'I shouldn’t have worn that dress' or 'I should’ve known'.

'It was inappropriate': Michelle Pfeiffer has revealed she experienced a Me Too moment with a 'high-powered person' in Hollywood during the early days of her career

'It was inappropriate': Michelle Pfeiffer has revealed she experienced a Me Too moment with a 'high-powered person' in during the early days of her career

Michelle revealed: 'First, I thought, “Well, I didn’t experience that,” but then as time went on I started going, “Well, actually, there was that one time.”‘

Reflecting on ‘one incident' in particular, she said she ‘I am not going to share — but I look back and I cringe. I was really uncomfortable and it was inappropriate.

'I put it in a drawer. I was 20, and it was with a high-powered person in the industry.’

Michelle admitted that were the man in question still alive, she would write to him to express her feelings.

Her candid admission comes after fellow actress Naomie Harris, 43, confessed she was assaulted by a famous actor during an audition in her

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