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Sarah Speaks Out On The Joss Scandal

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Dec 21, 2022, 7:03:45 PM12/21/22
Sarah Michelle Gellar broke her silence Wednesday about her time
starring on Joss Whedon’s “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” saying it had an
“extremely toxic male set” while emphasizing the importance of
surrounding herself with supportive women throughout her
four-decade-long career.

“For so long, I was on a set that I think was known for being an
extremely toxic male set, and so that was ingrained in my head that that
was what all sets were like, and that women were pitted against each
other — that if women became friends, then we became too powerful, so
you had to keep that down,” Gellar said during the Power of
Storytelling: Producers Roundtable at the TheWrap’s Power of Women
Summit in Los Angeles.

“And now that I’ve had this opportunity to work with so many more women
and men that support women as well, I realized how easy an experience it
can be, but … unfortunately we’re still in that place where all of those
departments a lot of times need to be women for us to have a voice,” she

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