Harassment allegations resurface towards Dawson theatre instructor Sutton


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She describes what she skilled as “psychological harassment and manipulation,” beginning in her first 12 months, when she was 17.

Choiniere says Sutton criticized her for making associates, saying she was there to behave, and would usually demean and degrade her .

Then on the finish of her first semester, throughout one-on-one interviews in Sutton’s workplace, she says he held her hand and checked out her intently.

“He stated, ‘You might have potential. You’re so lovely, however you’re chilly and conceited. Clearly you should be damaged. To be so arduous, you need to have been abused. Who abused you?’

“I keep in mind wanting down at how shut our legs had been, him holding my hand and me not desirous to be touched, simply nodding and going together with him.”

She says Sutton made her recount her previous relationships from highschool, in search of sources of abuse. Throughout the remainder of the varsity 12 months, she felt more and more anxious, and developed an consuming dysfunction due to feedback he made about her physique.