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Ashanti Becomes The Latest Black Female Celebrity To Share Her #MeToo Stories Of Sexual Harassment: “Once I Said ‘No,’ All Of A Sudden The Track Became $45k”

As allegations of sexual misconduct and assault continue to spread throughout Hollywood, more women and men, alike, are coming forward to share their experiences. In fact, Ashanti has become the most recent black female celebrity to share her own #MeToo story.
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The ‘Foolish’ singer spilled the details in an interview on SiriusXM’s “Conversation with Maria Menounos,” as she revealed that she was sexually harassed by a producer, who refused to release her music without an exchange of sexual favors.
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“I’ve come across a situation where there was a certain producer that, you know, he had his little crush or whatever, but it wasn’t anything new, you know,” Ashanti said. “And once I said ‘no,’ all of a sudden the track became $45k.”
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“It’s funny because he said something like, ‘Well just take a shower with me and let me do this,” she continued, as she explained the producer apologized when one of her “big brothers” stepped in.
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“The way that apology came in, I actually got three records for free,” Ashanti said. “And I got two of them mixed and mastered for free also.”
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However, according to the songstress, not everyone is blessed to have people that look out for them and protect them, when need be.
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“I’m blessed because I have that,” she said, as she reflected on her experience. “It happens it does and it’s unfortunate.”

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