‘Stranger Things’ star claims film producer asked for sex on set

“Stranger Issues” star Grace Van Dien is opening up about how inappropriate conduct on set has pushed her away from Hollywood.

The 26-year-old actress, who performed Chrissy in Season 4 of “Stranger Issues,” revealed throughout a Twitch livestream that she’s taking a break from performing as a consequence of dangerous experiences, together with one unnamed producer who she stated propositioned her for a threesome.

“One of many final films I did, one of many producers requested me to…like, he employed a lady that he was sleeping with after which he had her ask me to have a threesome with them. So like, that’s my boss. I didn’t [do it] and I cried and I used to be so upset,” she shared.

Van Dien admitted that a lot of these experiences are what led her to pursue streaming tasks as a substitute.

“It’s like, when individuals are like, ‘How is streaming higher in your psychological well being?’ That’s how. I get to remain inside my house and play video video games and I don’t have my boss asking me to have intercourse with him. That’s how that is higher for my psychological well being,” she stated.

The Publish has reached out to Van Dien’s reps for remark.

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Trying again, the LA native stated she’s glad she took motion.

“However I dealt with it the proper method. I instructed my administration. My solid mate, she was there with me and was like, ‘Did I simply hear that accurately?’ And I used to be like, ‘Yeah.’ And she or he was like, ‘Wish to go discuss a stroll?’ I used to be like, ‘Yeah.’ And we simply had a depressing time. We cried so much on that shoot.”

 Van Dien — who has been in movies comparable to “What Comes Round,” “V for Vengeance,” and “Julius Caesar Dwell!” — talked about that she’s turned down alternatives due to this.

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Grace Van Dien as Chrissy in “Stranger Issues.”
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Grace Van Dien, 'Chapter One: The Hellfire Club', (Season 4, ep. 401, aired May 27, 2022).
Grace Van Dien stated followers are upset she’s been turning down performing tasks following “Stranger Issues.”
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“I’ve truly turned down, within the final two and a half weeks, 4 films,” she shared. “Right here’s the factor: I’ve seen that some individuals are upset with me for turning down performing tasks and deciding to stream extra, however the reality of the matter is, the previous couple of tasks I’ve labored on, I didn’t have the perfect experiences with a few of the individuals I needed to work for. And with streaming, I get to decide on who I hang around with, who I discuss to, and many others. and many others.”

Although Van Dien is taking a break from performing, she stated she’s glad doing streaming and utilizing her online game abilities.

She is energetic on live-streaming platform for players Twitch, the place she has 294,000 followers.

Grace Van Dien attends Netflix's "Stranger Things" Season 4 New York Premiere at Netflix Brooklyn on May 14, 2022 in Brooklyn, New York.
Grace Van Dien stated one unnamed producer propositioned her for a threesome.
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She concluded, “That’s why I’m going to stay to streaming for slightly bit, and I hope that’s not an enormous wrench in your plans for me, however I’m glad right here. And I’m creating my very own tasks and I’m hoping that somebody decides to fund them as a result of then I could be in command of my very own set and I’m not going to ask my actors to sleep with me, in order that’s cool, proper?”

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