After the emergence in Hollywood of the scandal with the producer Harvey Weinstein, many popular stars began to tell their stories about their experiences while working with him. 47-year-old actress Uma Thurman wasn’t ready to tell her story, and asked for time to gather strength. Now she is ready, and the New York Times, with stories in which began the scandal, published an interview with the star, in which she told about his experiences in his youth rape and how the producer debts years of working with him harassing Thurman.
After starring in “pulp fiction” in 1994, the producer began to ingratiate himself with the Actresses, making her a lot of compliments. “He could spend hours discussing the material with me, showered with praise, to say that I’m smart. Perhaps this lulled my vigilance.”the beginning of the story Thurman.
The preparatory “work” was a success and even the first questionable incident seemed to Mind not strange. Actress and producer stayed in a Parisian hotel to discuss the script, Weinstein suddenly appeared before a girl in a robe under which was nothing. He decided to take the actress to the sauna. “I wasn’t afraid of him. It seemed to me a sort of eccentric uncle with their quirks and all. So I quietly followed him down the corridor, and we were in the sauna. I’m all in black leather clothing — boots, trousers, jacket, sauna is very hot… anyway, I told him that all this ridiculous, and asked him what we were doing here. He wound up, jumped out and ran away.»
The mind should have a closer look at the behavior of Weinstein, because the second time he did not stand on ceremony, and immediately proceeded to action. “He knocked me down, started rubbing on me, trying to get a hold of me. Did all those horrible things. But it didn’t work out. I fought like an animal, writhing lizard. I was ready to do anything to be saved,” says the actress about the case in the London hotel “Savoy”.
Harvey tried to smooth the blame, sending the actress rose with an apology. He haunted the Mind calls, constantly apologizing and insisting on a personal meeting. Due to the presence of a large number of joint projects, the actress has agreed to meet. She again went to his hotel, while taking a friend just in case. It was assumed that the meeting will be held in the bar, where quite crowded and it is not threatened. But assistants Weinstein persuaded the actress to go up to his room. Thurman could not stand, went to his room and made what he thought: “If you think someone else will do the same thing to me, your career will end. Career, family, reputation — I promise.»
The actress story is finished, but her friend Ilona suspects that then something terrible happened. “When she went down, her face was not. All disheveled, distraught, with a completely blank stare. His eyes were just crazy, she was clearly not himself. I put her in a taxi and we went to my house. She was trembling all over,” says the friend, which in that day was waiting for her at the bar.