The Canadian artist is presently making some noise about various legally defined sexual assault in the impending narrative “Jagged.”
“It took me years in therapy to even admit there had been any kind of victimization on my part,” she said in the documentary according to report of Washington Post.
Morissette further explained, “I would always say I was consenting, and then I’d be reminded like ‘Hey, you were 15, you’re not consenting at 15.’ Now I’m like, ‘Oh yeah, they’re all pedophiles. It’s all statutory rape.'”
As indicated by Page Six, the supposed rapes would have occurred in the last part of the ’80s when she was recording demos for Geffen Records — quite a while before her graph besting collection “Jagged Little Pill” was delivered by Maverick Records in 1995.
Morissette likewise hit back at pundits who may examine why she’s talking concerning the rape now. “You know a lot of people say ‘why did that woman wait 30 years? And I’m like f—k off,” she said in the documentary acquired per the Post. “They don’t wait 30 years. No one was listening or their livelihood was threatened, or their family was threatened.”
She added, “The whole ‘why do women wait’ thing? Women don’t wait. Our culture doesn’t listen.”
Morissette is allegedly not going to the film’s debut at the Toronto Film Festival on Tuesday for obscure reasons, the Post additionally revealed. The film will later debut on HBO.
The forthcoming “Jagged” documentary won’t be the first run through Morissette has made some noise about rape in the music business. In her April 2020 meeting with the Sunday Times, she additionally vigorously inferred that a #MeToo development will probably shake the music business in coming years.
“Almost every woman in the music industry has been assaulted, harassed, raped. It’s ubiquitous — more in music, even than film,” she claimed.