Molly Shannon is a well-known face in the entertainment industry. She has appeared in a number of movies and shows. Her acting was what caught everyone’s eye. She has been praised by everyone for her exceptional acting skills.
Molly has recently admitted to being physically harassed by the late Gary Coleman. Coleman prospered as a child actor. Unfortunately, his life was cut short as he could not survive a head injury.
The injury reportedly happened due to the actor falling from his stairs. Coleman was just forty-two years of age when he died. Speaking about her experience with Coleman, Molly stated that the actor invited her to his personal room.
It was a presidential suite and Coleman made Molly sit on the bed. Molly stated that initially, Gary was being very polite. He also complimented and flattered Molly for a while. However, it was after some time that things became awkward. Gary started to deliberately touch Molly Shannon.
He also tried to tickle her to which she refused. Let us learn more about the story in detail below.
Molly Shannon Recollects Sexual Harassment By Gary Coleman
Molly Shannon stated that Gary tried to have sex with her forcefully. Inside the hotel suite, Gary inappropriately hugged the actress.
Shannon became angry and pushed the late child star away. Gary soon began hopping around the bed and tried to hold Molly from behind.
He also wanted to get on top of her quite a few number of times.
Molly Shannon said that she did not feel threatened but it was a terrible experience. With no other options available, the actress locked herself up inside the washroom.
Reflecting on the incident, Shannon stated that she regretted not standing up for herself back then.