Gal Gadot, star of the critically acclaimed blockbuster Wonder Woman, refuses to star in the film’s sequel if producer and accused sexual predator Brett Ratner doesn’t bow out of the project, a Hollywood source told Page Six.
Ratner, an executive producer of the film, is accused of masturbating in front of a New York model without her consent in 2008. Another six women have alleged sexual misconduct against Ratner, including an accusation of forced oral sex, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Actress Ellen Page, also the host of Viceland’s Gaycation, claims Ratner outed her as gay on the set of X-Men: The Last Stand when she was 18, by saying: “You should fuck her to make her realize she’s gay.” Page’s costar Anna Paquin corroborated the account.
Ratner is among a slew of powerful men in Hollywood and other industries who have been accused of sexual assault and harassment amid more than 100 women’s allegations against mega-producer Harvey Weinstein.
Since the news surfaced in early October, women and men have been using the hashtag #MeToo to highlight how rampant abuse and harassment are in Hollywood and elsewhere. On Sunday, hundreds took the streets in Los Angeles to protest.
Here are some of the most powerful signs they carried: