Lili Reinhart, Anna Paquin & More Tweet #MeToo To Raise Awareness Of Sexual Assault

16 October 2017, 11:11

'Me Too' Hashtag
James Wilson-Taylor

By James Wilson-Taylor

Thousands of social media users shared their experiences in a bid to raise awareness and help others in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein allegations.

Some readers may find details of this story upsetting.

In the wake of the explosive Harvey Weinstein sexual assault and harassment allegations that broke last week, women have been sharing their stories online using the hashtag 'Me Too'.

The actress Alyssa Milano launched the idea on Sunday (October 15th) in a bid to raise awareness about the issue and show the world just how prevelant and commonplace harassment has become:


Soon, the hashtag became a trending topic on Twitter with high profile actresses, musicians as well as women and men from all walks of life sharing their experiences, including Riverdale's Lili Reinhart and Will and Grace star Debra Messing. Over 30,000 people have used the hashtag so far.

Here are just a few of the many messages posted so far under the 'Me Too' hashtag: