Jane Doe Victim of 'The Predator' Sex Offender Speaks Out

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The actress appears in Shane Black's new movie, part of the long-running franchise, but she has been outspoken about the battles she has faced in getting one scene axed in which she starred opposite Steven Wilder Striegel, a friend of the film's director Black. I am not the one who needs to carry that shame. It's gonna be okay, it got deleted, what's the big deal?' she explained. None of that stopped Munn.

'She spoke up for me.

When Olivia Munn first spoke out about the sex offender she shared the screen with in The Predator, she did so alone. While some have spoken out in support of her in recent days, what is more important is that Munn's actions didn't go unnoticed by Carnes. In a round of press at Toronto on Saturday, Munn described feeling lonely and isolated in the wake of the report. "She took a stance for me", Carnes said. Also, some of her castmates' statements seemed to dismiss the controversy or didn't always have her back.

In an interview that aired Tuesday on "Ellen", Munn told Ellen DeGeneres that she had been "chastised" by people at the studio for sharing the information about Striegel's past with her co-stars.


The film opened in theatres in Australia on Thursday. And it was a real wonderful opportunity for me to take a pause and say, 'What must it be like for my female castmates who had to share a scene with a confirmed sex offender, a man who tried to hook up with this 14-year-old cousin or family member?' It's skeevy... "You know, I'm not just a kid who can say, 'You know, we're making movies in college. And I didn't vet somebody". That's irresponsible, and I shouldn't have done it'.

The director expressed his remorse over the decision to cast Striegel, and took full responsibility for the fallout. "I am very deeply sorry". "I think about this a lot". "I am very deeply sorry ... because it really bothers me that this movie that could have been these lovely people on a attractive night but for only this, has been overshadowed in some ways by a stupid decision I made". "I'm very sorry to anybody".

At the movie's Los Angeles premiere on Wednesday, Black apologized for the casting decision and recognized that the PR disaster overshadowed his cast and crew's accomplishment.

More than a decade later, the Predator finally returned to screens, but he had to share screen time with another of cinema's great creatures-the Xenomorph. However, Munn acknowledged the outpouring of love and support she received online. She claims they asked her to "keep it quiet". One co-star, Keegan-Michael Key, told the Hollywood Reporter in a statement that he had left the festival early to spend the Rosh Hashanah holiday with his wife, and that "he reached out to Olivia privately last week to let her know how proud he was of her".

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