Jena Malone Reveals She Became Sexually Assaulted by ‘Any individual I Had Worked with’ Whereas Making Hunger Games
Jena Malone is sharing her truth.
In an Instagram publish Tuesday, the 38-year-dilapidated actress acknowledged she used to be dealing with “a swirling combination of emotions” as she posted a tell from the French nation-express, taken straight after wrapping 2015’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Section 2, the final film within the blockbuster sequence.
As Malone defined, while she “used to be so rotund of gratitude for this project,” she acknowledged she “used to be going through a execrable damage up and additionally used to be sexually assaulted by somebody [she] had labored with” for the duration of the making of the film.
“A swirling combination of emotions im excellent now appropriate form studying to kind through,” she persevered. “I wish it wasn’t tied to this kind of irritating event for me however that is the specific wildness of life I I wager. uncover the chaos with the elegance.”
Reps for Malone and Lionsgate did now not straight answer to PEOPLE’s requests for comment on Wednesday.
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Whereas she acknowledged it has been “laborious to chat about the starvation games and [her character] Johanna Mason without feeling the sharpness of this second in time,” the Donnie Darko massive name added that she’s “willing to switch through it and reclaim the pleasure and accomplishment I felt.”
“I’ve labored very laborious to heal and learn through restorative justice, straightforward programs to build peace with the particular particular individual that violated me and build peace with myself,” Malone additionally acknowledged in her caption.
Approach the end of her publish, the actress despatched “hundreds worship to you survivors available,” acknowledging that the “[healing] job is so slack and non linear.”
“I are desirous to claim im here for somebody who needs to chat or vent or inaugurate uncommunicated areas within themselves. Please dm me at the same time as it’s possible you’ll per chance delight in a safe quandary to be heard,” she concluded.
Willow Shields, who carried out Primrose Everdeen within the Hunger Games movies, commented on Malone’s publish, “This publish has me at a loss of phrases. I ticket and I am hoping that despite the truth that the job is so slack you are k Jena ❤️.”
Jena Malone and Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Section 2 (2015).
Malone’s publish comes six months after she acknowledged on Instagram that she has been “finding phrases that feel more pleasing to explore” her sexuality, and went on to write the phrases “pansexuality,” “sapiosexuality” and “polyamory” as she persevered to explore her sexual identification.
In August, she told The Hollywood Reporter she had been captivated alongside with her sexuality “for a while” sooner than making the publish and it “felt so nice” to part it alongside with her followers.
“The sexual plod is so comely,” acknowledged the Stepmom actress. “I imply, all of the identification journeys are so frigid. I receive delight in I am a itsy-bitsy of bit unhurried to the game in being in a location to possess much less disgrace. I have been loving the technique of studying more about myself and others through varied phrases that inaugurate windows, those windows then turns into doors, after which I strategy at a plan to rep all this frigid stuff available.”
“It be a share of humanity now to possess all these ceremonies of exclamation spherical coming out and renouncing [an identity] and celebrating that quandary for your self,” she added. “It be a essentially sweet, human trip. I delight in getting to learn more about myself no matter the age or my trip.”
Whereas you or somebody you respect has been sexually assaulted, please contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) or trek to rainn.org.