So remember when Ashley Judd and the New York Times blew the whistle on Harvey Weinstein and his womanizing ways ? When it rains it pours, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie are coming forward to talk about their encounters with Harvey Weinstein.. click here if you missed that… Ladies and gentlemen, there is a such thing as a Casting Couch….
According to The NYT:
Gwyneth Paltrow got a role that would take her from actress to star: The film producer Harvey Weinstein hired her for the lead in the Jane Austen adaptation “Emma.” Before shooting began, he summoned her to his suite at the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel for a work meeting that began uneventfully.
It ended with Mr. Weinstein placing his hands on her and suggesting they head to the bedroom for massages, she said.
“I was a kid, I was signed up, I was petrified,” she said in an interview, publicly disclosing that she was sexually harassed by the man who ignited her career and later helped her win an Academy Award.
She refused his advances, she said, and confided in Brad Pitt, her boyfriend at the time. Mr. Pitt confronted Mr. Weinstein, and soon after, the producer warned her not to tell anyone else about his come-on. “I thought he was going to fire me,” she said.
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