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‘Stranger Things’ creators Matt and Ross Duffer accused of verbally abusing women

The allegations were made by Peyton Brown, who has also claimed that the brothers similarly yelled at other crew members.

The creators and showrunners of Netflix’s Stranger Things are being accused of verbally abusing women on the sets.

The accuser, Peyton Brown, made her allegations against unnamed individuals in an Instagram post. In the comments section of the Entertainment Tonight website that reported the story, she confirmed that she was referring to the show creators, Deadline reported.

The third season of the popular Netflix show is expected to be streamed in 2019. Brown has said that she will not be working with the production any more.

“I personally witnessed two men in high positions of power on that set seek out and verbally abuse multiple women,” Brown wrote in her Instagram post. “I promised myself that if I were ever in a situation to say something that I would. I have 11.5 thousand followers who can hear me say this, TIME IS UP.”

Brown also alleged that the Duffer brothers yelled at and humiliated other crew members, causing some of them to quit.

I guess there’s no better day than #nationalwomensday to say #timesup and announce that I will not be a part of the filming of Season 3 of Stranger Things. Why, you ask? Because I stand with my sisters. I personally witnessed two men in high positions of power on that set seek out and verbally abuse multiple women. I promised myself that if I were ever in a situation to say something that I would. I have 11.5 thousand followers who can hear me say this, TIME IS UP. Women in the film industry are POWERFUL. We will rise and we will scream from mountain tops in support of each other and I will not contribute my time, efforts, and talent to such abusive people. There is too much going on in this world to be regressive. There are too many amazing and highly respected men in respective positions of power that I have had the utmost pleasure of working beside. Those are the people I want to surround myself with. Those are the projects I want to be a part of. This industry is no longer led by a “few good men,” but instead by an OCEAN of ASTOUNDING WOMEN. Enough is enough. For my sisters- Time is up. #timesup #theabusestopsnow #ontobiggerandbetter #standupforwhatsright #womenempowerment #ladygrip #sisterhood #iatsesisters #wewillbeheard #thispicsaysitall

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