Matthew Lawrence mentioned he misplaced a Marvel function and was fired from his company after he refused to undress for 'a really outstanding' director

  • Matthew Lawrence mirrored on the #MeToo Motion throughout the newest episode of his podcast. 
  • The actor mentioned he was fired from his company after refusing to undress for “a really outstanding” director. 
  • Matthew mentioned the director would make him “the following Marvel character” if he disrobed. 

Matthew Lawrence mentioned he was fired from a former company as a result of he refused to take away his garments for “a really outstanding” director who promised him a task in Marvel movies.

Matthew, 43, shared particulars about his expertise with sexual harassment throughout the newest episode of the “Brotherly Love” podcast, which he cohosts along with his brothers Joey, 47, and Andrew Lawrence, 35.

The actor additionally shared a clip of the dialogue on his Instagram web page Saturday.

Matthew mentioned “many occasions” he was “propositioned to get an enormous function.” 

“I misplaced my company as a result of I went to the resort room – which I am unable to imagine they despatched me to – of a really outstanding Oscar Award-winning director,” Matthew added.

Matthew mentioned the director “confirmed up in his gown, requested me to take my garments off, mentioned he wanted to take Polaroids of me and mentioned if I did X, Y, and Z, I’d be the following Marvel character.” 

He mentioned he refused, and his company fired him as a result of he left the resort room. 

“A number of my different male associates have gone via this with each women and men on this business, however there is a double customary,” Matthew mentioned. He then referenced actor Terry Crews, who accused a Hollywood agent of groping him and filed a lawsuit in December 2017. 

“Terry Crews comes out and says it, and other people have been laughing at him,” Matthew mentioned.

Matthew additionally referred to as the #MeTooMovement a “excellent factor” however argued that males haven’t gained the identical assist as ladies after they communicate out in opposition to sexual harassment. 

“Not numerous guys, in my view, have come out and talked about this within the business,” Matthew mentioned. “Now granted, it is in all probability a few third of what ladies undergo … Males undergo this as effectively.” 

Matthew was a baby star who appeared in TV reveals like “Boy Meets World” and “Blossom.” He additionally appeared within the 1993 movie “Mrs. Doubtfire” with Robin Williams and Sally Discipline. In March 2022, Matthew informed Individuals he “stayed away” from medicine after Williams provided him recommendation. 

“He was very severe. He was like, ‘ if you come to my trailer and also you see me like that?’ He is like, ‘That is the explanation why. And now I am preventing for the remainder of my life as a result of I spent 10 years doing one thing very silly daily. Don’t do it,” Matthew mentioned of Williams. “I stayed away from it due to him.”