Rookie Star Afton Williamson Quits Says She Experienced Sexual Harassment And Racial Discrimination

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Afton Williamson said that she exited the ABC series The Rookie due to repeated instances of racial discrimination as well as sexual assault and harassment. In an Instagram post early Sunday morning and executive producers. Throughout the filming of the pilot Williamson wrote. During the Season it continued along with Sexual Harassment from a recurring guest star and the racist commentary & bullying from the Hair Dept. Head escalated into Sexual Assault at our Wrap party. Williamson also stated that she repeatedly reported the incidents to series creator and showrunner Alexi Hawley but Hawley never went to HR with any of her claims. TVLine on early Sunday morning reached out to both ABC and production studio eOne for comment. This meeting included the Showrunner and two other producers as well as my agent and SAG AFTRA Union Rep. ABC Entertainment president Karey Burke is scheduled to speak with reporters on Monday during the Television Critics Associations summer press tour. Read Williamsons full Instagram post below

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