At present’s senate listening to involving Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford has drawn the plenty to TV screens throughout the nation, and has impressed survivors of sexual assault to return ahead with their very own tales.
And contained in the chamber, actress Alyssa Milano, a number one determine within the #MeToo motion, was current on the listening to, and could possibly be seen sitting behind Kavanaugh as he gave his opening assertion.
Earlier on Thursday, the actress tweeted a photograph from the listening to and expressed her help for Ford, who’s accused Kavanaugh — a nominee for the U.S. Supreme Courtroom — of sexually assaulting her at a gathering in 1982.
“I felt like I wanted to be right here to indicate my solidarity for Dr. Ford,” Milano mentioned on Thursday, in accordance with ABC Information. “On this present day that can be very tough for her.”
Milano additionally recorded a portion of the listening to wherein Kavanaugh interrupted a senator throughout questioning. Within the caption, she wrote, “if a girl had been to yell, interrupt and cry whereas being questioned, individuals would name her unhinged or say she had a meltdown.”
In the meantime, individuals on Twitter had been impressed with Milano’s icy stare all through Kavanaugh’s questioning.
Following the Kavanaugh allegations, Milano was one in every of many ladies to share tales of sexual assault that they selected to not report. She shared her story in an essay for Vox.