Suzanne Somers Defends ‘Big Flirt’ Morgan Freeman, Hopes The #MeToo Movement Finds a ‘Nice Medium’


On Tuesday night, actress Suzanne Somers expressed her concerns about the #MeToo movement.

Appearing on The Ingraham Angle, Somers dished about her exit from her hit show Three’s Company, which she pointed to a pay discrepancy between her and her co-star John Ritter as the reason behind it. She also revealed that a month before his death in 2003, he had called Somers to “forgive” her and floated the idea of her appearing on his show 8 Simple Rules as well as potentially doing a project together.

Laura Ingraham then pivoted the conversation to the Me Too movement that has rocked Hollywood since the downfall of Harvey Weinstein.

“Well, this probably won’t be real popular, but I think that women- I totally understand the Weinstein and Bill Cosby, that’s like- of course,” Somers told Ingraham. “But you know, like Morgan Freeman is a big flirt. I know him really well. He sees you and he’ll like your dress and he’ll like your hair, and he’ll like a lot of things.”

Earlier this year, Freeman was accused of sexual misconduct by eight women, specifically inappropriate comments he made to them and one instance of inappropriate touching.

Nonetheless, Somers is hoping that the “seduction” and “flirting” that goes on in Hollywood doesn’t completely go away because of the current climate.

“I hope the dance doesn’t stop,” Somers continued. “It’s seduction. It’s flirting. All those things are really fun. So I hope there’s a way we can find a nice medium with that.”

Watch the clip above, via Fox News.

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