Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie have each added their names to the lengthy record of ladies that allege film mogul Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed them through the years.
The most recent New York Occasions report — which follows Ronan Farrow's explosive New Yorker story printed on Tuesday morning — is stuffed with new, horrifying particulars, recounted by new accusers.
Paltrow mentioned she was 22 years outdated, and had simply gotten her large break by being solid in Emma, when Weinstein, the movie's producer, sexually harassed her in his lodge room. "She refused his advances, she mentioned, and confided in Brad Pitt, her boyfriend on the time," per the Occasions. "Mr. Pitt confronted Mr. Weinstein, and shortly after, the producer threatened her to not inform anybody else about his come-on. 'I assumed he was going to fireplace me,' she mentioned." Pitt confirmed Paltrow's story to the Occasions via a consultant.
Paltrow goes on to say that Mr. Weinstein "referred to as Ms. Paltrow and berated her for discussing the episode," characterizing the trade as "brutal" however telling the Occasions she "stood her floor." Paltrow went on to win a Finest Actress Oscar in Shakespeare in Love, which Weinstein produced.
In the identical story, Jolie shared her personal expertise, during which Weinstein made "undesirable advances" in a lodge room.
“I had a nasty expertise with Harvey Weinstein in my youth, and consequently, selected by no means to work with him once more and warn others after they did,” Jolie mentioned in an e mail to the Occasions. “This conduct in the direction of ladies in any area, any nation is unacceptable.”
These new accounts reinforce the tales of Ashley Judd and plenty of, many others who've damaged open what has lengthy been a whispered rumor in Hollywood concerning the extremely highly effective producer.
The complete New York Occasions story, the place but much more ladies element harassment by the hands of Weinstein, can be learn right here.