Then, he goes in on his own experiences of harassment in Hollywood, saying that he was groped by "older, powerful men" and how they cornered him in inappropriate situations when he was much younger.
"There's a power dynamic that feels impossible to overcome", Van Der Beek said. "Because this kind of thing happened to ME", he tweeted. American football player turned actor Terry Crews revealed earlier this week that a "high level Hollywood executive" groped him.
"Jumping back I said What are you doing?!" 'My wife saw everything and we looked at him like he was insane. "He just grinned like a jerk (sic)", he continued. "'240 lbs. Black Man stomps out Hollywood Honcho' would be the headline the next day", he wrote.
'He called me the next day with an apology but never really explained why he did what he did.
James Van Der Beek has confessed that he was sexually harassed by an "older" and "powerful" man when he was younger.