Emily Atack is set to share her experience of being sexually harassed online as part of a new BBC Two documentary.
He is a 32-year-old British actress who rose to fame after playing the role of Charlotte Hinchcliffe in the E4 comedy series The Inbetwearies.
Atack, who has previously talked about being forced to call the police after receiving rape threats, will now screen a new documentary, Emily Atack: Sexual Harassment & Me, in which she will try to talk to some men who send her explicit content on social media.
Atack told The Sun on Sunday: “With this documentary, I hope to find answers to many of the questions I’ve asked myself throughout my life, and I hope it helps too. for thousands of others.”
The Inbetwearies star, who has 1.8 million followers on Instagram, previously spoke to the publication in April and said she was subjected to “relentless and disgusting” rape threats online. prompts her to call the police and “occasionally question her entire existence”.
At the time, Atack said she had to move house four times after being targeted for abuse, telling the newspaper: “They know where I live, say what they will do to me, even my family. I.
“I got the police involved.”
Atack has previously campaigned against cybercrime, where individuals submit unsolicited pornography online, and spoke about the severity of the problem in Congress.
In March 2022, the UK Government announced that cyber breaches would become a new criminal offense with perpetrators facing two years behind bars.
According to a report from The Sun on Sunday, Atack describes her new documentary as a project “incredibly close to my heart”.
“For over two and a half years, I have been talking about my personal experience of online sexual harassment,” she said.
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“In that time, one thing has become clear, I am not alone.”
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/emily-atack-to-front-new-bbc-documentary-about-online-sexual-harassment-41960361.html Emily Atack in front of new BBC documentary on online sexual harassment