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Denzel Washington warns people in showbiz to not ''mess'' with his daughter

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Denzel Washington's daughter is a part of the entertainment industry and the Oscar-winning has issued a warning against anyone who tries to "mess" with her.

The threatened to "break somebody's back" if they bother his daughter in the midst of the sexual misconduct controversy rippling through the movie industry.

has forged a stellar career in Hollywood so far starring in Lee Daniels' 2013 movie "The Butler" and three episodes of "Mr Robot", for which her performance was critically-acclaimed.

"I will break somebody's back if they mess around with my daughter. Let that be the message to put out there. Their back will be broken," Washington told i newspaper.

The actor, however, feels the industry has become a safer place for women following the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal last year.

"I think there are just more rules in place. Time will tell on this one but it's good right now.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 14:20 IST