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Michael Douglas, left, and Catherine Zeta-Jones arrive at the 15th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

Catherine Zeta-Jones said Michael Douglas is a ‘Me Too’ supporter

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Catherine Zeta-Jones says that husband Michael Douglas, who has denied allegations of sexual harassment, is a strong supporter of the #MeToo movement.

“Michael is 110 percent behind this movement,” says Zeta-Jones, who noted that the 73-year-old Douglas is both the husband and son of actresses. “He’s been in this business working creatively with women for over 50 years.”

Zeta-Jones spoke Sunday in Pasadena while promoting the TV movie “Cocaine Godmother.”

Earlier this month, Douglas issued what he called a pre-emptive denial of allegations, yet to be published, that he harassed an employee in the 1980s and damaged her career.

He acknowledged using “colorful language” but otherwise said the harassment story was a lie and that he was proud of his reputation.

Zeta-Jones did not directly address the allegations Sunday. But she said she was “very, very happy” with his statement and felt that he expressed himself “in a very, very concise, clear and personal manner.”

Douglas’ parents are the actors Kirk Douglas and Diana Douglas.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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