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Alanis Morissette: Sexual harassment in music business is ‘ubiquitous’


Alanis Morissette believes {that a} #MeToo motion is certain to take over the music business, the place, she says, sexual harassment runs rampant.

“It hasn’t even begun within the music business,” Morissette, 45, just lately advised UK publication The Sunday Occasions. “Nearly each lady within the music business has been assaulted, harassed, raped. It’s ubiquitous — extra in music, even than movie.”

She added, “What, intercourse, medication and rock ’n’ roll? By definition, it’s crass, sweaty and aggressive. Nevertheless it’s solely a matter of time earlier than it has its personal explosion of tales.”

The “Ironic” singer underlined that girls ought to be capable of come ahead on their very own phrases and excoriated the notion that some “waited” to accuse their harassers.

“To begin with, they didn’t wait,” she stated. “Second, they face the specter of dropping their job, repute, or not being believed. At greatest, it’s swept below the rug; at worst, you might be admonished or fired.”

Morrissette additionally defended “feminine rage”, which she says is extra vital than ever.

“Feminine rage will get such a foul rap, nevertheless it’s a part of being human,” Morissette stated. “Not punching somebody within the face, however anger channeled into activism or — heaven forbid — elevating your voice, or saying no, or defending your youngsters, or being a feminist.”

Morissette might be celebrating the 25th anniversary of her breakthrough album, “Jagged Little Tablet,” in June.