With on daily basis that passes since The New York Instances revealed its story concerning the many sexual harassment allegations which have been made in opposition to Harvey Weinstein (and the extra harrowing New Yorker story that added allegations of sexual assault), increasingly more folks come ahead with their very own allegations in opposition to the high-profile film producer. Simply this afternoon, Cara Delevingne shared a narrative of Weinstein telling her she’d by no means make it in Hollywood if she got here out as homosexual simply earlier than allegedly making an attempt to drive her to kiss a lady in his resort room, and now French actress Léa Seydoux has shared her personal Harvey Weinstein story.
Seydoux gave her story to The Guardian, and she or he says her interplay with Weinstein started at a style present in Paris, after which he insisted that she meet with him in his resort room. They began speaking about her performing profession, however Seydoux says that the night “took a pointy flip” as Weinstein “lunged at her” in an try to kiss her. “We have been speaking on the couch when he instantly jumped on me and tried to kiss me,” she says. “I needed to defend myself. He’s massive and fats, so I needed to be forceful to withstand him.”
She mentioned Weinstein was “very domineering” and was “dropping management” as she resisted him, however she thinks that he “revered” her as a result of she bodily pushed him away. Seydoux says she noticed him on “many different events” after that, since they’re each within the film trade, and she or he may at all times acknowledge the way in which he “appears for a gap” and “checks ladies to see what he can get away with.” Seydoux provides that she advised mates about what occurred to her, however she by no means made it public on the recommendation of her agent on the time.