Sexually intimidating women
Italian actress and director Asia Argento told The New Yorker that Weinstein forced oral sex on her 20 years ago in a hotel room.Weinstein "terrified me, and he was so big," she said. It was a nightmare." She said she eventually pretended to enjoy the assault with the hope that doing so would make it end sooner.According to The New Yorker, he started calling her late at night asking to meet, offers which she declined. Even just his presence was intimidating." He told her about two scripts, and said one of his associated would discuss them with her. That’s the most horrible part of it, and that’s why he's been able to do this for so long to so many women: People give up, and then they feel like it's their fault." She said that she later met with the female casting executive, who sent her the scripts.She eventually met Weinstein at the Miramax office in New York City during the day. After both demeaning and complimenting her (including telling her she should lose weight), he forced her to perform oral sex on him. She does not believe the executive was aware of the encounter. Though she told friends part of the story, she said she felt unable to talk about it.She told her then-boyfriend, Brad Pitt, about the incident, a story which Pitt confirmed to The Times.Pitt confronted Weinstein, telling him to never touch her again.
I urge you all to talk and to the people who defend these men, you are part of the problem." At the age of 22, Weinstein hired Gwyneth Paltrow to star in the movie "Emma." She told The New York Times that before filming began, he invited her up to his room at the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel for what she thought was a professional meeting.
"I said, over and over, 'I don't want to do this, stop, don't,'" Stoller told The New Yorker. Delevigne released a statement on Wednesday to journalist Yashar Ali, which he then tweeted.
"I tried to get away, but maybe I didn't try hard enough. In the statement, she details Weinstein's alleged behaviour towards her.
More than 26 women have come forward with accounts of encounters they have had with Weinstein.
Their allegations range from rape, to indecent exposure, and intimidation.