Olivia Munn Pissed That ‘Furiously Masturbating’ Director Brett Ratner Still Has a Job

During her interview with Los Angeles Times on Nov. 18, actress Olivia Munn candidly admitted that she is disturbed with how the film industry tackled the Brett Ratner sexual misconduct case.

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The 37-year-old actress told the publication that she wanted Warner Bros. to sever all ties and relationships with the director. However, the company still maintains connection with Ratner via his production company RatPac-Dune Entertainment.

Although Warner Bros. explicitly announced it will terminate any kind of connection it had with Ratner, the $450-million co-financing deal between the two companies remains intact at least until spring 2018. Warner Bros. has yet to release any comment about the future production deal.

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If you ask me, now, do I feel good? Do I feel like I have justice? No,” Munn continued in her interview.

I’m thankful that we’re in this moment where our voices actually matter. But I don’t feel like there’s actually an awakening of consciousness in Hollywood. There’s an understanding that there will be backlash in the marketplace and to their bottom line if they don’t make these big announcements. They aren’t woke; they’re scared.

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Meanwhile, Munn raised the question on whether or not the industry will see any change regarding sexual allegations.

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There seems to be a formula for redemption: apologize, put your head down, remove yourself from the public eye, come back up after enough time has passed, align yourself with the people that you’ve wronged and then resume your place back in line exactly where you were kicked out, she said.

I’m not saying that people don’t deserve second chances or that we should hold people in purgatory. But why does a second chance for them mean resuming a position of power instead of going to the back of the line, where they have to earn their way back up?

Munn is one of the six women — including Eri Sasaki, Natasha Henstridge, Jamie Ray Newman, Katharine Towne, and Jornia King — who bravely came forward with sexual assault allegations against the “Rush Hour” director earlier this month.

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According to the actress, the incident happened when she visited a friend on the set of “After the Sunset” in 2004. She was asked to deliver Ratner’s food in his supposedly empty trailer, but she was surprised when she found out the director was inside with no clothes on.

He walked out…with his belly sticking out, no pants on, shrimp cocktail in one hand and he was furiously masturbating in the other, Munn said as she recalls the horrific incident. And before I literally could even figure out where to escape or where to look, he ejaculated.

Munn then let out a startled scream and immediately tracked down the person who asked her to deliver the food. Unfortunately, the man’s reaction to the whole ordeal was rather displeasing. It wasn’t a shock. It wasn’t surprise. It was just, ‘ugh, sorry about that,’ she continued.

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Munn called up her sister, Sara Potts, after the traumatic incident. She advised her to speak with an attorney about what happened, but sadly, she was told it’s not a wise decision to go against a powerful director.

That did leave an impact on me. How broken do women have to be before people listen? Munn said.

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