Ayesha Omar, Powerful person harassed her
Leading Pakistani actress Ayesha Omar, while talking about sexual harassment, has revealed that she was harassed by a powerful man in the industry and she remained silent for 15 years. Ayesha Omar also spoke to actress and director Rose McGowan during an Instagram live session on various topics related to sexual harassment in the showbiz industry.
“I was 23 years old when I entered the industry and I was sexually harassed by a man twice my age and this went on for years,” She said.
“It didn’t happen just once, it went on for a long time but I didn’t want any action on it,” “What was happening to me at the time, I locked it in a box like that and said, ‘OK, this is happening in my life and I have to deal with it,”
Ayesha Omar said that for 15 years I did not tell this to anyone because I did not want to share this with anyone, I let it stay there, did not tell anyone and finally, 2 years ago in 2018 Talked to someone about it. The actress added that she asked me if there was sexual harassment in the industry and this was the first time I had said yes. Ayesha Omar said that she had asked me if this had happened to you and I said yes and I will talk about it one day but not today.
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