Toxic Masculinity Ran More Rampant Than Greed On The Set Of Oliver Stone’s Wall Street

With the start of the #TimesUp era, Young finally opened up about her struggles in Hollywood, and her grievances are many and legitimate. In an interview with The Daily Beast’s Marlow Stern, Young revealed one of her worst experiences was on the set of Oliver Stone’s “Wall Street.”

Cast as Kate Gekko, the snobbish wife of Michael Douglas’ corporate raider Gordon Gekko, she found herself the target of harassment from star Charlie Sheen. “[C]harlie was on a lot of coke on that show,” she said. “And that’s what coke does to you.”

One of Sheen’s most egregious actions was writing the word “c***” on a piece of paper, and taping it to her back. Douglas, whom Young described as “wonderful,” was not amused. Per the actor:

“[M]ichael tore it off without me knowing what it said. I said, ‘What was that?’ and he said, ‘Forget it.’ Then the art dealer — the guy who brought in all the paintings that were on the wall — was there guarding the paintings, and he told me what Charlie had done. I spoke with Charlie the next day and said, ‘Your dad was a pro. Writing ‘c***’ on a piece of tape and sticking it to my back? Not pro. It’s just stupid. What are you doing?'”

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