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Could 3, 2022 | 3:50pm
Emma Kenney has no disgrace in calling out accused abusers.
The “Shameless” alum took to Twitter Monday to blast Ansel Elgort’s presence on the 2022 Met Gala, almost two years after the actor was accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old woman.
“Who’s Ansel Elgort sporting to the met….Alexander Wang? 🙄🙄🙄,” Kenney, 22, savagely tweeted as Elgort, 28, hit the pink carpet.
A girl named Gabby accused the “West Facet Story” star in June 2020 of sexually assaulting her in 2014 when she was 17 years outdated and he was 20.
Elgort swiftly denied the allegation however acknowledged that he knew Gabby and insisted that their relationship was “authorized and completely consensual.”
“I can not declare to know Gabby’s emotions however her description of occasions is solely not what occurred,” he wrote in a since-deleted Instagram publish on the time.
“I’ve by no means and would by no means assault anybody,” he went on. “What’s true is that in New York in 2014, after I was 20, Gabby and I had a quick, authorized and completely consensual relationship.”
Kenney’s reference to Wang, in the meantime, is probably going as a result of allegations that the style designer, 38, has groped, drugged and sexually assaulted a number of individuals.
Wang has additionally denied any wrongdoing, writing on Instagram in March 2021, “Various people have come ahead just lately to boost claims towards me concerning my previous private habits. I help their proper to return ahead, and I’ve listened rigorously to what they needed to say. It was not simple for them to share their tales, and I remorse performing in a manner that prompted them ache. … I’ll do higher.”
Kenney, who additionally stars within the “Roseanne” spinoff “The Conners,” was one among a number of girls to talk out on the peak of the #MeToo motion, telling Vice Information in 2018, “I’ve been sexually assaulted twice prior to now yr and a half. … I haven’t even advised half of my household and mates that.”
A rep for Elgort didn’t instantly return our request for remark.