Olivia Munn Comments On Sexual Misconduct Allegations Facing Kip Pardue, Suggests He Be Replaced On ‘Runaways’

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Today, actress and former broadcast journalist Olivia Munn vehemently spoke up about a 2018 accusation and the repercussions that followed regarding Marvel’s Runaways actor Kip Pardue’s unsolicited and unwarranted actions.

Last October, Sarah Scott accused the actor of sexual misconduct. The True Blood actress claimed that, while filming the Mogulettes pilot in May 2018, Pardue masturbated in front of her, stated the Los Angeles Times, via People.

“[Sarah] Scott, 35, claims [Kip] Pardue, 43, took her hand and placed it on his groin as the scene was about to start. After filming was over, Scott… alleges Pardue called her into his dressing room where he masturbated in front of her.”

When this reportedly happened, Scott stated that she “literally froze” before asking Pardue, “What are you doing?”

“This isn’t a #MeToo thing. I’m not your employer. It’s not like I can fire you,” was Pardue’s rapid reply, according to Sarah.

“Pardue (Remember the Titans) released a statement to the outlet apologizing for placing Scott’s hand on his groin, but denied all other claims made by the actress.”

Finally, Pardue was fined $6,000 last week after being accused of sexual misconduct. This decision led to Olivia Munn’s ire on social media this Tuesday.

Sarah Scott made it a point to thank Olivia Munn and others, including Mira Sorvino, Amy Schumer, Rosanna Arquette, and Los Angeles Times writer Amy Kaufman, on Twitter.

Scott did this while tweeting about how it felt to break her silence and go to the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to state her case.

Munn responded to Scott, stating that she is “proud to know” her. The Six actress then added in her response tweet as she headed to the social media outlet today to further support and defend her fellow thespian.

“Your bravery is inspiring and is helping to change the world,” she said on Twitter. Her encouraging statement was followed by a heart emoji and three praying hand emoji.

A series of more pointed tweets from Munn came later.

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In particular, Munn spoke out about the difficulty it is “to call out an abuser” in a public forum. She brought up General Hospital actress Andrea Bogart, who said she had also experienced Pardue’s uninvited transgressions.

Directly following that thought, Olivia tweeted about what happens when certain people of privilege use and abuse their position of power. She also commented that many other talents could easily take over for Pardue on Runaways, which had recently been picked up for a third season.

More and more of Olivia Munn’s followers have been reading about what this outspoken actress had to say regarding what tragically happened to Scott and Bogart in incidents allegedly involving Pardue. As they did, many realized that finding an ally like Munn can work wonders if or when they’re ever caught in such a compromising situation.