Hotel auditions ‘should be banned’

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Acting auditions should not be held in the hotel, or at home, the leading American actor in the union, has said.

Sag-Aftra organized by the Screen Actors Guild Awards, called for an end to the practice “to protect members from possible harassment”.

Such auditions “admitted to the benefit of predators actors behind closed doors,” tell said ‘ s Gabrielle Carteris.

The announcement comes in the Wake of a series of sexual harassment allegations against high-profile Hollywood figures.

Disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein was accused of molesting and abusing dozens of young Actresses, models, and employees.

Many of the alleged incidents took place in the hotel room. Weinstein has denied all the allegations of “non-consensual sexual acts”.

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Sag-Aftra, the new guideline no. 1 belongs to a “Four pillars of Change initiative” to combat harassment in the workplace.

UK actors’ Equity union published its own report on the sexual harassment in the last month.

Sag-Aftra, the announcement came on the day that the two of cream of Tartar, the plaintiff appeared at the Women in the World summit in New York.

Actress Asia Argento and model Ambra Battilana Gutierrez spoke about the backlash you were to come forward with their accusations against the Film producers.

“For speaking the truth to power, I’m a whore, a liar, a traitor and an opportunist called,” wrote Argento on the event website.

“The one thing that I don’t, though, is the one thing that none of us is silenced.”

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