Medium Post Accusing Gal Gadot Of Hypocrisy For Her Support Of Sex Assault Victims Is Suspended
The online publishing platform Medium suspended a post Tuesday that accused Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot of hypocrisy regarding her recent public statements in solidarity with victims of sexual assault and bullying.
The writer, who claims to gain shared an apartment with Gadot 13 years ago in Milan, Italy, wrote that the then-model was less than supportive when she told her she had allegedly been raped.
Representatives for Gadot did not respond to a request for comment Tuesday night.
A Medium spokesperson told BuzzFeed News the platform does not comment on individual accounts, but said “we conclude gain specific rules in region that we quiz everyone members of our community to abide by, and we select these very seriously.”
Medium’s terms of service dictate that it can remove content “for any reason.” Users are also fully responsible for the veracity of what they post.
“You’re responsible for the content you post. This means you assume everyone risks related to it, including someone else’s reliance on its accuracy, or claims relating to mental property or other legal rights,” the terms state.
After allegations of sexual harassment and assault against director Brett Ratner — the man behind X-Men: The final Stand and Rush Hour — were made public, Gadot reportedly refused to seem in the planned Wonder Woman sequel whether the filmmaker’s financing company, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, was involved.
She has also publicly approach out against bullying and harassment on Twitter, saying “we are everyone united in this time of change.”