Greater than 50 ladies have made allegations in opposition to Harvey Weinstein and the quantity continues to develop every day. Among the many Hollywood mogul’s accusers are family names who have been nonetheless seeking to set up themselves when the alleged offences passed off. Under are among the allegations made public thus far.
The Italian actor Asia Argento alleges that Weinstein raped her when she was 21. She instructed the New Yorker she had been invited to what she thought was a celebration in his Lodge du Cap-Eden-Roc room close to Cannes, however discovered herself alone with him. He become a bathrobe and requested her to provide him a therapeutic massage. She mentioned she had reluctantly agreed, however that he pulled her skirt up and forcibly carried out oral intercourse on her. She mentioned she felt responsible about what she described as a “horrible trauma” and for not combating him off. She later went on to have consensual sexual relations with him, which she described to the journal as one-sided and onanistic, as a result of she believed he would destroy her profession if she didn’t comply. “After the rape, he received,” she mentioned.
The British actor Lysette Anthony says she was raped by Weinstein in her London residence within the late 1980s. Anthony, who at present seems within the Channel four cleaning soap Hollyoaks, has given an interview to the Sunday Occasions describing an assault that left her feeling “disgusted and embarrassed”. She first met the producer in 1982 after being solid within the movie Krull. It was numerous years later, Anthony alleges, that Weinstein rang her doorbell. “He pushed me inside and rammed me up in opposition to the coat rack in my tiny corridor and began fumbling at my robe. He was attempting to kiss me and shove inside me. It was disgusting.” Unable to push him away, she continues. “Lastly I gave up. No less than I used to be capable of cease him kissing me.” Anthony has reported the rape allegation to the police who’re investigating.
Lucia Evans, then Stoller, was an aspiring actor when Weinstein approached her on the Cipriani Upstairs membership in New York in 2004, she instructed the New Yorker. He organized a gathering on the Miramax workplace, the place she discovered herself alone with him. “He pressured me to carry out oral intercourse on him,” she mentioned. “He’s an enormous man, he overpowered me.” She instructed the journal she blamed herself for not combating tougher and that she was nonetheless haunted by it.
Gwyneth Paltrow was 22 and had been employed for the lead within the Jane Austen adaptation Emma. She instructed the New York Times she had been summoned to Weinstein’s lodge suite, the place he steered she give him a therapeutic massage. She mentioned she refused and felt petrified. She confided in her then boyfriend Brad Pitt, who confronted Weinstein. Quickly after, the producer warned her to not inform anybody else. “I used to be anticipated to maintain the key,” she instructed the newspaper. “I assumed he was going to fireplace me.”
Throughout the launch of Taking part in by Coronary heart within the late 1990s, Angelina Jolie discovered herself in a lodge room with Weinstein, she instructed the NYT. He made undesirable advances which she rejected. “I had a nasty expertise with Harvey Weinstein in my youth and in consequence selected by no means to work with him once more, and warn others after they did,” she instructed the paper.
One other nameless actor claimed Weinstein had raped her. He become a bathrobe and “pressured himself on me sexually”, the New Yorker reported. She felt “horror, disbelief and disgrace” and thought of going to the police, however then thought of how a lot she might lose and determined “simply to maneuver ahead”. She continued to have knowledgeable relationship with him after the alleged rape.
Mira Sorvino, who starred in a number of of Weinstein’s movies, discovered herself in his lodge room on the Toronto worldwide movie competition in 1995. “He began massaging my shoulders, which made me very uncomfortable, after which tried to get extra bodily, form of chasing me round,” the Mighty Aphrodite star instructed the New Yorker. She mentioned she had managed to depart.
Rosanna Arquette, who starred in Pulp Fiction, instructed the New Yorker she had been supposed to fulfill Weinstein for dinner at a Beverly Hills lodge to choose up a script, however on arrival was instructed to go to his suite. He answered the door carrying a white bathrobe and saying he wanted a therapeutic massage. She mentioned he grabbed her hand and pulled it in direction of his penis which was “seen and erect … My coronary heart was actually racing. I used to be in a fight-or-flight mode”. She mentioned she instructed him: “I’ll by no means do this”, and that he responded by telling her she was making an enormous mistake. She claims her profession later suffered.
Ambra Battilana Gutierrez, a Filipina-Italian mannequin, was 22 when she was invited to Weinstein’s workplace within the Tribeca neighbourhood of New York. He lunged at her, groping her breasts and making an attempt to place a hand up her skirt whereas she protested. She went straight to the police. The New Yorker revealed an audio tape recorded when she was outfitted with a NYPD wire faucet. Within the recording, Weinstein begs her to affix him in his lodge room. She refuses and asks him why he had groped her breast the day earlier than. “Oh, please, I’m sorry, simply come on in. I’m used to that. Come on. Please,” he says. “You’re used to that?” Gutierrez asks. “Sure,” Weinstein replies, later including: “I received’t do it once more”. He additionally says: “Don’t destroy your friendship with me for 5 minutes.”
Zoe Brock, a mannequin and author from New Zealand, then 23, accepted an invite to Weinstein’s lodge suite at Cannes believing others could be current. When others left she discovered herself “alone in a distant lodge suite with Harvey fucking Weinstein,” she blogged. She alleges he took his garments off and requested for a therapeutic massage, forcing her to run to the toilet to flee. “Harvey chased me, dick, balls and all, and banged on the door along with his fists, pleading with me to return out”. She agreed to return out as soon as he was totally dressed after which left.
Katherine Kendall, who appeared within the movie Swingers, instructed the NYT she was 23 when Weinstein invited her to a screening which turned out to be a solo journey with him to a cinema. Afterwards, he requested in the event that they go to his condo to choose one thing up, the place he went to the toilet, got here again in a gown and requested her to therapeutic massage him. She mentioned he instructed her “everyone does it”, however she refused. He left the room and returned nude. “He actually chased me. He wouldn’t let me cross him to get to the door,” she instructed the paper. Then he implored her to no less than present him her breasts, however she refused.
Tomi-Ann Roberts was a 20-year-old school junior working as a waitress when Weinstein arrange an audition at his lodge. When she arrived, he was nude within the bathtub, she alleged within the NYT. He instructed her she would have a a lot better audition if she was snug “getting bare in entrance of him” as she may need to play a topless scene. She left, apologising, telling him she was too prudish to associate with it.
Ashley Judd, a US actor who has starred in a string of box-office hits, was 20 when Weinstein invited her to the Peninsula Beverly Hills lodge for what she thought was a breakfast assembly. As an alternative, he had her despatched as much as his room the place he appeared in a bathrobe and requested if he might give her a therapeutic massage or if she might watch him bathe, she told the NYT.She mentioned her ideas have been: “How do I get out of this room as quick as potential with out alienating Harvey Weinstein.”
Emma de Caunes, a French actor, met Weinstein at a Cannes social gathering in 2010. She instructed The New Yorker he had invited her to a lunch assembly on the Ritz in Paris. Within the lodge room he disappeared into the toilet, leaving the door open. “I used to be like, what the fuck, is he having a shower?” she mentioned. He got here out bare with an erection and demanded she lie on the mattress, she mentioned. He instructed her that many different ladies had performed so earlier than her, however she left and slammed the door.
Romola Garai, a British actor who starred in Atonement and the BBC sequence The Hour, was 18 when Weinstein auditioned her carrying solely a bathrobe on the Savoy lodge, leaving her feeling “violated”. She instructed the Guardian she “simply tried to make out it was regular as a result of so far as I used to be involved it was a job interview. I knew one thing had occurred to me that I didn’t like and that I felt belittled by it. However I didn’t really feel like I had the suitable to complain”.
Daybreak Dunning was 24, attending design college and waitressing in New York when she met Weinstein. The aspiring actor was invited to a meal with him at a Manhattan lodge, however on arrival was instructed to go to his suite as a result of he was operating late at a gathering. She instructed the NYT she discovered him alone in a bathrobe behind a espresso desk lined in papers he mentioned have been contracts for his subsequent three movies. She alleged he instructed her she might solely signal them on the situation she had three-way intercourse with him. She laughed and he grew indignant, she mentioned, telling her: “You’ll by no means make it on this enterprise. That is how the enterprise works.” She fled, left appearing and have become a dressing up designer.
The actor Rose McGowan reportedly reached a settlement with Weinstein following a lodge room encounter throughout the Sundance movie competition. She had lately had a memorable function within the slasher film Scream which got here out in 1996.
Lauren Sivan, a former Fox Information host, has alleged Weinstein trapped her in a closed restaurant and masturbated in entrance of her in 2007 after making an attempt to kiss her.
Liza Campbell, a author and artist, instructed the Sunday Occasions Weinstein had summoned her to his lodge room in London earlier than telling her to get within the bathtub with him, which she refused to do.
The French actor Léa Seydoux, who was awarded the Palme d’Or on the Cannes movie competition for Blue is the Warmest Color, instructed the Guardian that Weinstein lunged at her and tried to kiss her on the lips in 2012 after a Paris vogue present they have been each attending. “I needed to defend myself. He’s huge and fats, so I needed to be forceful to withstand him,” she mentioned.
The British actor Claire Forlani posted an account of her expertise on Twitter, recalling two conferences at a lodge the place “I ducked, dived and finally acquired out of there with out getting slobbered over, nicely only a bit. Sure, therapeutic massage was steered.” Weinstein additionally spoke about all of the actresses he had slept with and what he had performed for them, Forlani mentioned.
The Canadian actor Erika Rosenbaum alleged that Weinstein masturbated behind her whereas holding her neck. In an interview with CBC she mentioned the producer made aggressive sexual advances throughout three separate conferences round 15 years in the past. The masturbation incident passed off in a lodge room throughout the Toronto movie competition, she mentioned. “He grabs me by – he holds me by the again of the neck and faces me to the mirror and really quietly tells me that he simply desires to take a look at me and he begins to masturbate standing behind me.” She continued: “He actually took one thing from me.”
The screenwriter and actor Louisette Geiss told a press conference that Weinstein masturbated in entrance of her whereas she was making a pitch. She was in his workplace, adjoining to his lodge room, throughout the Sundance movie competition in 2008. Weinstein excused himself to go the toilet. He returned in an open gown earlier than getting within the bathtub. “Once I completed my pitch I used to be clearly nervous, and he simply stored asking me to observe him masturbate. I instructed him I used to be leaving. He shortly acquired out of the bathtub and grabbed my forearm as I used to be attempting to seize my purse and led me to his rest room, pleading that I simply watch him masturbate. My coronary heart was racing and I used to be very scared.”
The British actor Cara Delevingne alleged she was sexually harassed by Weinstein early in her profession, detailing how he inspired her to kiss one other girl in his lodge room. After she refused and tried to depart, Delevingne mentioned: “He stood in entrance of [the door] and tried to kiss me on the lips. I finished him and managed to get out of the room.”
Sophie Dix, an English actor who was getting ready to a profession within the British movie trade within the 1990s, instructed the Guardian her trajectory was “massively lower down” after an alleged assault by Weinstein in a London lodge. Dix, who was 22 on the time, described the alleged assault as “the only most damaging factor that’s occurred in my life”.
Eva Inexperienced, who starred within the James Bond movie On line casino Royale, has mentioned she felt “shocked and disgusted” by a gathering with Weinstein, the place she “needed to push him off”. The French actor responded to feedback made by her mom concerning the Hollywood mogul. She instructed the Telegraph: “I met him for a enterprise assembly in Paris at which he behaved inappropriately and I needed to push him off. I acquired away with out it going additional, however the expertise left me shocked and disgusted.”
British singer and mannequin Myleene Klass told the Sun that when she was 32 the Hollywood producer supplied her a “intercourse contract” at a movie competition lunch at Cannes in 2010 whereas working for CNN.
The American actor Heather Graham wrote in Variety that Weinstein implied she needed to have intercourse with him with the intention to get a film function. She mentioned he had supplied her the prospect of selecting a script. “Later within the dialog, he talked about that he had an settlement along with his spouse. He might sleep with whomever he wished when he was out of city. I walked out of the assembly feeling uneasy.” She was by no means employed for one in all Weinstein’s movies.
Lupita Nyong’o, the Oscar-winning star of 12 Years A Slave, revealed a private essay about her alleged harassment in the New York Times. She detailed a number of encounters with Weinstein wherein the producer allegedly supplied to assist her profession in trade for intercourse. Nyong’o mentioned she first encountered Weinstein whereas she was a pupil attending the Berlin movie competition. Shortly afterwards, she was invited to a screening at his residence in Westport, Connecticut, the place Weinstein requested if he might give her a therapeutic massage.
When she tried to sidestep the request by providing to provide him one as an alternative, Nyong’o mentioned Weinstein instructed her “he wished to take off his pants. I instructed him not to try this and knowledgeable him that it will make me extraordinarily uncomfortable. He acquired up anyway to take action and I headed for the door, saying that I used to be under no circumstances snug with that.” At a later dinner in New York, Nyong’o mentioned Weinstein propositioned her once more and continued to pursue her afterwards.
The Recreation of Thrones star Lena Headey mentioned Weinstein spoke to her inappropriately on the Venice movie competition and reacted angrily when she resisted his advances in a Los Angeles lodge. In a series of posts on Twitter, Headey mentioned she “felt fully powerless” and Weinstein walked her to the lodge exit “by grabbing and holding tightly to the again of my arm”.
The US actor Angie Everhart alleged that Weinstein masturbated in entrance of her on a ship throughout the Venice movie competition. “I had simply arrived and I used to be sleeping, I used to be in my mattress,” she mentioned. “I get up and Harvey is standing above my mattress … the entire sudden he takes his pants down and begins doing his stuff.”
An Italian actor and mannequin, whose identify has not been launched, instructed the Los Angeles Police Division she was raped by Weinstein in a lodge close to Beverly Hills in 2013. “The LAPD theft and murder division has interviewed a possible sexual assault sufferer involving Harvey Weinstein, which allegedly occurred in 2013,” an LAPD spokesman mentioned. Dave Ring, the girl’s lawyer, mentioned his consumer thanked the “brave ladies” who had beforehand spoken out.
The Vietnamese actor Vu Thu Phuong mentioned in a Facebook post that she agreed to fulfill Weinstein at a lodge room in 2008 to debate a task. When she arrived, she mentioned, he greeted her in a towel and supplied to point out her tips on how to carry out intercourse scenes.
Jessica Barth, the actor identified for her roles within the movie Ted, told The New Yorkerthat in 2011 Weinstein requested her to provide him a therapeutic massage whereas he was bare, an incident that reportedly impressed Seth MacFarlane to make a joke about it on the 2013 Oscars after Barth instructed him about it.
The previous actor Heather Kerr alleged in a press conference that Weinstein uncovered himself to her and compelled her to the touch him throughout a non-public assembly in 1989. She mentioned he wished to have intercourse along with her and supplied to take her to events the place he would inform her who she wanted to sleep with. “I used to be frozen with concern, attempting to stay calm, attempting to not freak out as a result of, in any case, there was no one else within the workplace,” Kerr mentioned. She left and stopped appearing quickly afterwards: “He instructed me that this was how issues labored in Hollywood.”
Weinstein allegedly invited a 17-year-old Kate Beckinsale to his lodge room, the place he greeted her carrying solely a gown, she told the Hollywood Reporter. “A couple of years later, he requested me if he had tried something with me in that first assembly. I realised he couldn’t keep in mind if he had assaulted me or not.”
Alice Evans, a British actor, mentioned in a Telegraph article that Weinstein invited her to affix him in a rest room on the Cannes movie competition. “Simply go. I’m proper behind you. I need to contact your tits. Kiss you a bit of,” he allegedly mentioned.
One other British actor and mannequin, Amber Anderson, mentioned she was 20 years previous when Weinstein coerced her into a non-public assembly in 2013, the place he propositioned her with a “private” relationship. “He instructed me to not inform anybody I used to be alone with him, instructed me if I did it’d have an effect on my alternatives,” she wrote on Instagram. “He tried to take my hand and put it in his lap, which is after I managed to depart the room.”
Judith Godrèche, the French actor and author, instructed the New York Times that Weinstein invited her to his lodge suite in 1996 on the Cannes movie competition to debate enterprise, however then requested her for a therapeutic massage, which he mentioned was an American customized. “The subsequent factor I do know, he’s urgent in opposition to me and pulling off my sweater.” Godrèche mentioned she pulled away and left the suite.
Weinstein has denied many of those allegations. His spokeswoman has mentioned: “Any allegations of non-consensual intercourse are unequivocally denied by Mr Weinstein. Mr Weinstein has additional confirmed that there have been by no means any acts of retaliation in opposition to any ladies for refusing his advances.” Although he was unable to reply to nameless allegations, of these made on the report “Mr Weinstein believes that every one of those relationships have been consensual”, the assertion mentioned.
The producer remains in sex addiction “rehabilitation” in Arizona.