Gwyneth Paltrow to Uma Thurman: Harvey Weinstein and his bygone glamorous Hollywood life

Harvey Weinstein, one of the most powerful Hollywood executives was found guilty in #MeToo scandal after years. A twelve member jury found the producer guilty of criminal sexual acts in the first degree and rape in the third degree. Here's taking a look at his glamorous life that turned sour after more than 80 women came out in the open against him.

 

Rose McGowan

Former actress Rose McGowan is one of the most vocal accusers of Harvey Weinstein. She accused Weinstein of raping her by performing oral sex in a hotel at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997 when she was 23.

In her memoir 'Brave', McGowan recalled first seeing Weinstein, whom she refers to only as 'the Monster'. They used to be good friends at one point in time. 

 

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Meryl Streep

Veteran actor Meryl Streep once called Harvey Weinstein 'God' when she accepted her Golden Globe for 'The Iron Lady'. The actor earlier clarified that she did not know about the extent of Weinstein’s misconduct, writing that he was exasperating but respectful with me in our working relationship, and with many others with whom he worked professionally.

The actor was once called out and was blamed for not speaking against him despite knowing everything.

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Jennifer Lawrence

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence claims that Harvey Weinstein forcibly performed oral sex on her, repeatedly masturbated in front of her, and even threatened to harm her career if she objected.

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Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson, an award-winning actress called Harvey Weinstein a predator.The British star, 58, said that behavior like Weinstein's is not even new and she has experienced with 'many' other men in similar positions over the years.  While talking about the assault, she told about her experience and said,''Of course, many, many...I spent my 20s trying to keep old men’s tongues out of my mouth''.

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Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett who is one of the high profile names in the long list of Harvey Weinstein accusers, claimed the disgraced Hollywood movie mogul sexually harassed her. In an interview she said,'' primarily preyed, like most predators, on the vulnerable.” and that she always had a bad feeling from him.

Blanchett has appeared in multiple Weinstein-produced movies, from 'Carol' to 'The Aviator' and 'The Talented Mr Ripley'.

 

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Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek broke her silence about Harvey Weinstein, two months after a group of women, including actress Ashley Judd, first came forward with allegations against the disgraced movie mogul. She said that there were instances of sexual harassment and abusive behaviour on the set of 'Frida'. 

 

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Once Harvey Weinstein had eyed Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on at annual AmFar Gala held at the Cannes International Film Festival 2014. This was revealed by Aishwarya's manager to whom Harvey Weinstein had requested for some 'alone time' with former Miss World, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

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Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow was one of the first actresses to come forward with sexual misconduct claims against Harvey Weinstein. Paltrow told how Weinstein asked her to give him a massage in his hotel suite after casting her in the leading role of 1996's 'Emma' when she was 22, and when she refused, "He screamed at me for a long time. It was brutal," she said

Later on she told then-boyfriend Brad Pitt - who threatened to kill the producer if he did anything like that to Paltrow again.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman broke her silence and told about an incident where Weinstein pushed her down and "tried to expose himself" at the producer's hotel room in London during the 1990s.

The producer gave her a launchpad via films like 'Pulp Fiction' and the 'Kill Bill'.

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