Not just Hollywood: Survivors share their stories

Millions of people have taken to social media to talk about sexual harassment and assault. CNN asked a few survivors to share their stories.

Posted: Apr 10, 2018 12:58 PM
Updated: Apr 10, 2018 12:58 PM

Actress Lynda Carter is sharing her #MeToo stories for the first time.

The legendary Hollywood figure, best known for her role in the "Wonder Woman" TV series, recounted two instances of sexual harassment to The Daily Beast in a new interview.

She insinuated that one of the men who had sexually harassed her had already been named in the wave of the #MeToo movement, saying he had victimized "a lot of people."

She declined to identify him or detail the incident.

"He's already being done in. There's no advantage in piling on again," she told the publication, adding that she'd explored legal options, only to find she had none.

"There's nothing legally I could add to it, because I looked into it. I'm just another face in the crowd," she said.

CNN has reached out to Carter for further comment.

The actress says another instance of sexual harassment occurred on the set of the "Wonder Woman" TV show, which ran from 1975-79.

Carter alleges that a cameraman drilled a peep hole into the wall of her dressing room.

She says he was later fired.

Regarding the aforementioned incident and others she had "fended off," Carter said she never reported them.

"No, because who are you going to tell?" she said. "Who you are going to tell except your girlfriends and your circle of friends?...That's how you protected yourself: through the grapevine."

Carter last appeared on TV in a role on the CW's "Supergirl." She also acted as narrator for the Smithsonian Channel's history series Epic Warrior Women, which begins airing March 19.

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