Anne raps #MeToo ‘wusses’

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TELLY star Anne Robin­son says #MeToo cam­paign­ers are “wusses” for not stand­ing up to pervy men.

The pre­sen­ter, 73, said she suf­fered ha­rass­ment in the past but re­fused to let it get to her.

Anne said: “I feel my gen­er­a­tion crashed through enough of the glass ceil­ing and we handed on the ba­ton. Well, what hap­pened? I thought they would run with it.

“I didn’t ex­pect to now dis­cover that there are lots of re­ally clever, welle­d­u­cated 45-year-olds cry­ing in the loos at work over their bosses’ be­hav­iour.

“Maybe my lot handed them too much on a plate be­cause there are all these wusses, clever girls get­ting up­set about the treach­ery of the work­place.”

The #MeToo move­ment against sex­ual ha­rass­ment sparked global dis­cus­sion thanks to stars in­clud­ing Uma Thur­man, who claimed movie mogul Har­vey Weinstein tried to sex­u­ally as­sault her.

Anne added: “So Uma Thur­man was ap­pallingly treated. But in­stead of say­ing some­thing about it at the time, she went back to make an­other film with Har­vey? Re­ally?”

The Trou­ble With Women, Anne’s new doc­u­men­tary about the fight for equal­ity, is on Thursday at 9pm on BBC One.

BLAST: Robin­son

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