Sophia Bush Called Out Creepy Guys Everywhere in an Open Letter
Sophia Bush definitely isn't afraid to call things as she sees them, and that's just what she did earlier this week when forced to deal with an overly aggressive male fan on a plane. Of course, Bush used the unfortunate situation to make an excellent point about the very not-OK way women are sometimes treated by inappropriate males. Basically, she's our hero.
Here's what happened: Bush was seated next to stranger on a plane who just wouldn't let her live, even when she made it quite clear that the attention was unwanted. She went so far as to change seats and still could not get any peace.
But instead of just standing by and letting this injustice happen, Bush took to social media to call the guy out and avenge all women who are forced to silently deal with similar situations. In a post on Twitter, she wrote:
"Dear Random Dude on a plane, When you make a woman so visibly uncomfortable, that after you've ignored all visual cues to please leave her alone (one word answers, she pulls out a book, puts on a hat, she actually asks you to not speak to her with the tone and words you're choosing to use) that she finally GETS UP and MOVES SEATS, leave her alone. Stop turning around and looking at her. Stop leaning out of your seat and towards her body when she has to grab something out of the overhead bin above her original seat, and sadly also above you, mid flight."
— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) September 17, 2016
Just because Bush is famous doesn't mean that she should have to put up with harassment, and she very eloquently shut down any notion that she should.
"And in my case, stop believing that you are entitled to make me uncomfortable because you ‘watch my TV show' so I owe you some magical debt," she said. "I make it, you watch it. After that, the 'exchange' is done. You do not get to harass me, or any woman, because you think you pay our bills. You don't bro, I DO."
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