Terry Crews isn’t a small man, in fact, he’s one of the buffest men in Hollywood, and for that reason, the entire world was shocked to hear he was the victim of sexual assault. As it was previously reported, Terry came out in the press and accused Adam Venit of groping him at a party in Hollywood one night.
Following his widely circulated tweets and in general, negative response from the Hollywood community and fans alike, his case was rejected by the Los Angeles District Attorney for reasons that aren’t easy to grasp.
When speaking with reporters from BuzzFeed News, the actor divulged on the part of Hollywood that not a lot of people get to hear about. While some might expect that Terry talked with close friends and family before going public with his story, Crews did just the opposite of that.
He went all the way in, by himself, with no support. Terry said he didn’t call anyone including his wife, publicist, friends, or family; he just started tweeting.
While many people praised Terry’s bravery for coming out with such an embarrassing story, many of his social media “fans” lambasted and criticized him in an attempt to devalue his contributions to the #MeToo movement.
Crews stated, “I understand masculinity.” Terry said he had years in the NFL, and in “the hood,” and he knows what’s “wrong with it” and he can’t afford to be silent on the matter any longer.
Terry claims not a lot of people understand the true nature of Hollywood. “It’s a very violent place,” one where executives “cut your head off” before you can tell your story.
According to the Longest Yard alum, following the reports of the Venit scandal, he realized that a person must not cower, but hold their head up high in the face of adversity and criticism.