Amber Tamblyn Slams 'Predatory' James Woods in Open Letter

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Amber Tamblyn Slams 'Predatory' James Woods in Open Letter

"Since you've now called me a liar, I will now call you a silencer", she wrote in the letter, which was published by Teen Vogue.

My friend Billy and I were at the Roxy on Sunset Boulevard seeing a band we loved. "We made a decision to go to Mel's diner on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood to get burgers after", Tamblyn writes. At one point you suggested we should all go to Las Vegas together. 'It's such a great place, have you ever been?' You tried to make it sound innocent.

"This is something predatory men like to do, I've noticed", Tamblyn wrote in the letter. I told you my age, kindly and with no judgment or aggression. I told you my age because I thought you would be immediately horrified and take back your offer", she claims, accusing, "You laughed and said, 'Even better. Still, at least we got a good piece of writing out of the whole thing, which is more than you can say for most of the actor's internet tantrums.

In the letter Tamblyn-who is sexual assault survivor-describes her situation with Woods as "a teachable moment". This time, it started with a tweet about the movie (based on the novel) Call Me By Your Name, about an affair between a 24-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy, both Americans living in Italy.

Coming from Woods, who has a history of dating much younger women - he dated 19-year-old Ashley Madison when he was 59, and 20-year-old Kristen Bauguess when he was 66 - that statement seemed a bit blinkered, as Hammer pointed out on Twitter.

James Woods responded that the story was a lie, so Tamblyn turned to the aforementioned friend. He wanted to take us to Vegas. "At that time I was not a public persona", the actress, whose main credit as a teenager was for a role on General Hospital, said. "Even better" he said".

This isn't the first time Tamblyn has shared an intimate story to boost a larger conversation about all the ways we devalue and prey on women.

"I was just a girl", she added, "And I'm going to wager that there have been many girls who were just girls or women who were just women who you've done this to because you can get away with it". "The nation's harmful narrative of disbelieving women first, above all else", Tamblyn wrote. Asking them to first corroborate or first give proof or first make sure we're not misremembering or first consider the consequences of speaking out or first let men give their side or first just let your sanity come last.

Only you and your darkness know who you are.

You can read the full letter here. Only you and your actions know what you've done.

Go now and look in the mirror and ask yourself if this is true. "But I won't hold my breath".

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