Warning: This article mentions sexual harassment and sexual misconduct.
Percy Hines White is finally breaking his silence after sexual assault allegations went viral in January.
21 year old actor best known for playing Xavier Thorpe in the Netflix series Wednesday, But these allegations backfired on her appearance on the hit show.
Earlier this year, the #cancelpercy movement began on Twitter, where a series of allegations surfaced online from those claiming to be responsible for sexual misconduct.
In a statement on his Instagram story, gifted Elam responded to the allegations and defended his family and friends. “Hey everyone. I need to clarify something;” he started. “Earlier this year, someone I have never met started a campaign of misinformation about me online. Because of this, my family was harassed, and my friends received death threats “
“Photos of me from my youth were used, and instances of me acting in character were presented as abhorrent. My friend Jane was falsely portrayed as a victim, and I am determined to set the record straight.” Her efforts were ignored. She allowed me to include her in this message,” Percy continued.
Percy directly addressed the validity of the allegations, writing, “The rumors are false. I cannot accept my portrayal as a bigot or criminally negligent towards the safety of the public. These are baseless, damaging claims.” Which can create mistrust.” towards the victims. ,
And he ended his statement by acknowledging his family and friends and thanking his fans for supporting him. “It’s so sad to learn that this misinformation has upset people. I’m truly grateful to everyone who stood by me and helped share the facts. Harassment of my family, friends and co-workers please Need to close. Thanks for taking the time to read this.”
You can read the full statement here:
If you or someone you know has experienced sexual assault, you can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE, which directs the caller to the sexual assault service provider closest to them. Is. You can also find your local center here.