Dame Helen Mirren says a man once flashed at her when she was aged 13
Dame Helen Mirren has said that a man once flashed at her on the train when she was aged 13 and that she was sexually harassed 'almost on a daily basis'.
The Oscar-winning actress, 75, who is part of L'Oréal Paris' Stand Up Against Street Harassment campaign, said to Stylist Magazine that in her 20s she would stay in as she didn't feel 'safe' out and is still 'p***ed off' about the fact she was 'repressed'.
Helen said that every woman she knows has been through some form of harassment and that she was always 'amazed' that no one would talk about it openly.
Speaking out: Dame Helen Mirren has said that a man once flashed at her on the train when she was aged 13 and that she was sexually harassed 'almost on a daily basis' (pictured in 2019)
T the actress said of her ordeal when she was aged just 13: 'It was horrible. And they do it because young girls are vulnerable. It's a power trip.
'It would happen almost on a daily basis – whether it was pick-up lines, being followed, being objectified. Men exposing themselves… it could be extreme. That would happen once a month to me – sometimes more.....
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