All of Hollywood is in shock from statements of women who have accused the producer of “Kill bill” and “Lord of the rings” Harvey Weinstein’s harassment. Stars of the first magnitude, including Angelina Jolie, George Clooney and Leonardo DiCaprio, publicly condemned the behavior of the worker of show business.
Day after day in the Western media discuss the information that one of the most influential Hollywood producers Harvey Weinstein were harassing his subordinates, including the Actresses of the first magnitude. The big story regularly acquires new details.
From the figure of the “Factory of dreams” not only turned colleagues, who forced him to leave the post in their own company, but also wife, designer Georgina Chapman. Deb Weinstein filed for divorce after ten years of marriage. The couple has two children aged seven and four years.
“My heart breaks because of the enormous suffering that had to endure all these women because of these inexcusable actions. I decided to leave her husband. Taking care of children is my priority, and I ask the media to show at this point, the respect for my private life,” says Georgina.
The pour oil on the fire and Hollywood stars of the first magnitude. American journalists have contacted Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie, who revealed about an unpleasant incident with Harvey Weinstein. Celebrities expressed their outrage at the behavior of the producer. As it turned out, the man offered the young Angie, who played in the film “the Vicissitudes of love,” to be alone in his room, but she refused. Since then, Jolie vowed not to work with Weinstein and discouraged others.
“I had a bad experience with Harvey Weinstein in his youth. As a result, I decided never with him not working and warned those who were going to cooperate with him. Such behavior against women, no matter in which area and country is unacceptable,” said Angelina.
According to Gwyneth Paltrow, a well-known producer molested her while working on the film “Emma”. In this tape, the blonde got the main role. The actress claims that Weinstein invited her to his hotel room. Then Harvey started to touch Gwyneth and offered to go into the bedroom for a massage. Paltrow refused the offer men, who later began to threaten her and demand to remain silent.
“I was a child, I was hired, I was terrified,” recalls the actress.
Many celebrities condemned the behavior of Harvey Weinstein. Among them, those who criticized the address of the producer was Leonardo DiCaprio, Jessica Chastain, George Clooney, Ben Affleck, mark Ruffalo, Kevin Smith, Seth Rogen, Michael Keaton, Jennifer Lawrence and Judi Dench. At the same time, some of the stars noted that they were not impartial witnesses of the actions of Weinstein.
“There’s no excuse for sexual harassment and abuse – no matter who you are and who you are by profession. I applaud the strength and courage of those women that took a step forward, and we heard their voices,” wrote DiCaprio on the page in the social network.
Jessica Chastain was supported by colleagues and stated that long knew about the harassment of the famous producer.
“To deny what is happening is to create all conditions for that to happen again. I already knew about the Affairs on his part. Many were told about it. However, I have a very annoying state of Affairs for today: why speak only of a woman. What about the men? Perhaps many are afraid to speak, because they themselves are”, – said the actress.
George Clooney spoke out in defense of the victims of the actions of his longtime friend, Weinstein. However, the man stressed that he did not know anyone who could confirm these conjectures.
“This is unacceptable. Harvey pleaded guilty, so we can talk about it. I know Harvey for 20 years. (…) Rumors were many, and they started back in the ‘ 90s. I know that there are a few Actresses who slept with Harvey to get the role. I can personally say that a lot of the time I spent with Harvey, we often had lunch together or talked at his house, and I never noticed anything like that with him. A significant number of people I know would call Harvey “beast” or “an Amateur hits on girls”, but in this case it is a different story. Met Harvey charges are very serious, and they responded almost everything,” – said the actor.
Jennifer Lawrence thanked the women who decided to break the silence. However, the star of “the hunger games” never became a victim of the producer.
“I empathize with all those who suffered from his actions. And I want to thank all those who have found the strength to speak. It seems to me that this behavior is unacceptable Harvey. I have personally worked with him for five years and I have not had anything like that with him. I also didn’t know that hurt anyone else,” he told the girl.
Judi Dench, who once got a tattoo in honor of Weinstein, publicly condemned his actions. “I have absolutely no idea about what they were doing Weinstein. Yes, of course, Harvey helped me and my career for the last 20 years, but I knew nothing. What he did was awful. I sympathize with all those affected by his actions” – shared the actress.
Kate Winslet said that she is horrified by the statements of other artists. “The fact that these women decided to talk about such gross actions of one of the most famous and recognized film producers in the world, is an incredible respect, but at the same time very shocking. How Harvey Weinstein dealt with these vulnerable and talented young girls, it should be unacceptable in our society,” commented the woman.
Meryl Streep believes that “the cases of abuse of authority is inexcusable”. The star expressed hope that the professional community will “change the game”.
“I didn’t know about these crimes. (…) I didn’t know that he holds meetings in his hotel room, the bathroom and other inappropriate places. And I think if this was known to many, our vigilant journalists would not neglect this information for ten years. This behavior is inexcusable,” said Meryl.