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Jessica Chastain Learned To Fight Back After Kicking Her Mom's Boyfriend In The Balls

"He never messed with me again."

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In a new interview with WSJ. Magazine, Jessica Chastain recalled the time she defended herself against her mom's boyfriend.

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"And I was telling him to give me back my stuff — and he slapped me. I just kicked him in the genitals, and he fell to the ground immediately. Then I ran out of the house."

During the time of the incident, the Golden Globe winner remembered being around her siblings. Everyone was shocked and somewhat confused about what just happened.

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The 40-year-old actress has since given her leg a rest and used her voice to fight back against several social issues, including gender inequality, defunding DACA, and sexual harassment by standing in solidarity with movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp.

To read Jessica Chastain's full interview with Wall Street Journal magazine, click here.