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Angelina Jolie & Gwyneth Paltrow Come Forward as Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Victims

Angelina Jolie & Gwyneth Paltrow Come Forward as Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Victims

Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow have both separately come forward as victims of Harvey Weinstein.

The two stars spoke separately with the New York Times about Harvey‘s sexual harassment allegations, as well as his new rape allegations which came to light today.

“I was petrified,” Gwyneth told the publication about her incident, which occurred when she was 22-years-old while and filming her 1996 movie Emma. Gwyneth detailed an incident at a hotel room where Harvey wanted to give massages. At the time, Gwyneth was dating Brad Pitt, and Brad confronted Harvey after Gwyneth told him what happened. Gwyneth also says Harvey threatened her to never say anything about what happened. She later made Shapespeare in Love with Harvey, and won an Oscar for the movie.

Angelina said the incident between her and Harvey occurred during the late 90s when she was promoting Playing By Heart.

“I had a bad experience with Harvey Weinstein in my youth, and as a result, chose never to work with him again and warn others when they did,” Angelina said. “This behavior towards women in any field, any country is unacceptable.”

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  • Joy

    I thought she said “in my mouth” and I nearly puked.

  • Jen

    Why on earth would Gwyneth work with him again, when he had treated her like that??

  • ce2692

    So this is how no-talented actresses get their Oscars. Jennifer Lawrence and Alicia Vikander talking yet?

  • curly215

    Sometimes when you’re young, you don’t feel like you have a choice. It was like 30 years ago. Hollywood has a history of being a boys club and she probably felt like she had to just forget about it. He has been one of the most powerful men in Hollywood for a long time. Women have had to grin and bare it for years. At least we are in a place now where women can speak out and are getting some sort of justice. She probably liked the film and the people involved on set besides him. She probably felt powerless. We shouldn’t be blaming her.

  • curly215

    Jennifer Lawrence already spoke out

  • Lili

    What a disgusting man

  • shoes4life

    Sounds like Harvey Pigstein may have actually did something to Angelina based on her statement.

  • parisjok

    we all need to work and Brad talking to him made him not mess with her again. he promised to make up for his nasty dirty behavior towards her that’s why

  • parisjok

    ok

  • parisjok

    he was able to keep this dirty behavior out of the public eyes for decades. so glad he finally ran out of time. that talk about him wanting to get help just so he could keep his job was bull!!!

    I think ALL females have run into this type of situation at one time or another on jobs and it really is NOT okay. I know I have and thank God nothing was really sexually forced on me

  • loff

    The difference is Paltrow still went on and worked with Harvey as if nothing happend and she didnt seem to care about it , yet Angelina never worked with him and warned other people off working with him, that is the difference , one was hungry for an Oscar and chose to work with him dispute knowing what he did ,and the other was not and did nit care for award,

  • Pimpcessa

    I guess they kept their mouths shut, because they got a career out of it then! AJ, way to go, and allow this predator to attack and victimize other women as well, because you didn’t have the spine to speak up! You are NO Laura Croft after all. She would’ve kicked his ass! And since you want to be viewed as tough and strong, and a person to speak for those who cannot, I think you are a phony. Because money and fame made you an enabler.

  • Pimpcessa

    She DID work with him on the movie on Playing By Heart. Pay attention. She said she chose not to work with him AGAIN.

  • Pimpcessa

    And she still worked for him….and said NOTHING!

  • Lady Cate

    true

  • Pimpcessa

    She is an illusion of what she wants you to think of her, not who she really is.

  • Lady Cate

    For such “strong,ethical” women why now bring it up.Jolie and Paltrow they are hypocrites

  • shoes4life

    She said she never worked with him again and she warned others. Women didn’t have the voice then that they have now. Times are different.

  • xica

    I think all those nude pictures we find in these actresses’ mobile phones are for the producers apart from the attention they want to get for them to contract them

  • xica

    If you notice the first ones to speak were one who was born in the 70′s and another one in the 60′s so their careers were already over.

  • Pimpcessa

    Pretty bad when a foreign nobody model is the only one strong enough to record and pull the plug on this guy. Meanwhile, these superstars go along their merry way, saying nothing, and it makes me believe that they didn’t say NO! Now that he’s circling the drain, they want to kick him, but they didn’t have the balls to risk their careers, that they didn’t even have at the time, to help stop this predator. Looks like they didn’t want to risk their potential piece of the pie to do the right thing. Laura Croft would have kicked his ass…I suppose that’s why it’s called acting, because Jolie is far from the fierce person she would have us believe. She’s a COWARD!

  • KS_in_TP

    Because at that point he basically OWED her. I mean, Brad Pitt was a much bigger star than she was – and she told Brad. Brad could have told everyone, but he and GP both kept their mouths shut and she was rewarded with the most plum role of her career and an Oscar campaign backed by Harvey.

  • Pimpcessa

    SHUT UP! This isn’t the 50′s honey. That’s an excuse, so you can conveniently look at Jolie the way you choose. You are ridiculous. Enable away honey… She’d have been better off not saying anything since she waited so long. Now it shows her as the coward she is and the famewhore she became.

  • meme

    So these two big shot “feminists” did NOTHING and basically enable The Pig to harass other women. Gee, and those were in Jolie’s “tough” days when she was all into heroin and acting like a bad ass. She’s full of shit and so is Paltrow.

  • Pimpcessa

    I suspect Jolie went for it, otherwise I think she would have spoken out. And now she can say that he did something and not admit that she sold her soul for fame and fortune.

  • shoes4life

    Excuse me don’t tell me to shut up!! You don’t know me! I spoke my opinion based on her note, being a fan or not had nothing to do with what I said. These allegations started when she was young, like Paltrow. It may have not been the 50′s but it didn’t change much in HW when it came to women having a voice. Men ruled HW and you didn’t go against it. You may not like Jolie and that’s your problem, but don’t stone her and others who are bravely speaking up now!! Different times now from back then. Other predators hopefully will be called out soon because he’s not the only one.

  • Mrs. Freeze

    She chose not to work with the man early in her career after having a bad experience with him and warned others against him. I wouldn’t call her a coward.
    Did you not read this article?

  • meme

    She’s the biggest phony on the planet. Sanctimonious bitch.

  • Mrs. Freeze

    Not true and if you had actually read this article it stated that after Angelina had a bad experience with Harvey she chose never to work with him again and warned others who did.

  • londongirl75

    I feel the same. The only brave lady here is the one who actually SPOKE OUT about it. Everyone else that are NOW speaking out chose to go along with it because it helped their careers. They said and did nothing about it. They are just hypocrites.

  • Liz

    I completely agree. For someone who has defined herself as brave and standing up for what’s right, apparently keeping quiet about this was OK with her since she wouldn’t have had a career if she had spoken up. I understand she was young and not the person she is today but I don’t believe her when she says she tried to warn others. No way people wouldn’t have asked questions as to why she’s warning them. I think she’s lying just to make it seem like she tried to do something about what he was doing.

  • Marie

    yeah a 20 year old woman against the biggest producer in hollywood….I’m sure you would have done better

  • Marie

    it was after the movie was already made!!! In 1998 when she made PBH young 20 year old actresses really didn’t have a voice in any industry!! way to blame the woman!!!

  • Pimpcessa

    Honey, if you allow someone to do that shit, for your own profit, you make a choice. She chose fame and money over doing the right thing. And YOU know it! She rode the directors couch for the life she lives now. She doesn’t get to claim fowl now. That was a choice these women made. Want to really respect someone for their integrity? Show me the one who said “NO, YOU AREN’T GOING TO DO THIS TO ME OR ANYONE ELSE!!!” THATS’ who I would stand up for. Otherwise they are women that let a man use them so they could use him! That doesn’t garner sympathy from me! And if you were a real woman, it wouldn’t for you either! I am nobody’s victim. Both Angelina and Paltrow gained their careers off him, because they allowed it to happen and remain silent, and subjected other women to the same! They are an embarrassment!

  • persononhere

    lots of them obviously got it this way, as payback for keeping quiet. paltrow, renee zellw., mira sorvino, lots of them

  • persononhere

    i’m surprised by so many of the names coming forward – jolie and paltrow both come from acting families. and isn’t speilberg paltrow’s godfather? there are some tight connections – at least for these 2 – you’d think they would a )not need a casting couch and b) that Harvey wouldn’t have tried it with connected women/families.

  • neil

    Yes, it is important that we don’t allow ourselves to become distracted; let’s keep our eyes on the real story about lying b*tches and how they want to bring down a powerful but honourable man.
    Your’s truly
    Harvey Weinstein

  • neil

    Yes, it is important that we don’t allow ourselves to become distracted; let’s keep our eyes on the real story about lying b*tches and how they want to bring down a powerful but honourable man.
    Your’s truly
    Harvey Weinstein

  • neil

    I’M THE VICTIM HERE!!!!
    Your’s truly
    Harvey Weinstein

  • neil

    Shut up, your self. You are one disgusting person, letting your hate for these woman be the central focus. This man is a pig and all you and too many others do is turn your attention and scorn on the actual victims. You need a reality check and time to reset your moral compass. Very ugly.

  • calafeast

    Yeah he’s fully done. He won’t survive Brad, Angelina and Gwyn.

  • meme

    STFU. You’re a moron and Weinstein is a PIG.

  • meme

    she’s a lying sanctimonious beeshay. Big tough girl didn’t say anything? yeah, right.

  • meme

    Of course she went for it and probably enjoyed it being the sick twist that she is

  • Messy

    good job brad

  • persononhere

    jolie has a very famous award-winning father and so does paltrow, and her godfather is steven speilberg. these two women are hollywood royalty b/c of nepotism and they had all the support they could have needed and still didn’t do a thing except be quiet. the girl who eventually went to police was 22. age has nothing to do with it, it’s the morals and ethics of the woman and how she respects herself and knows right from wrong. these two knew he was wrong and kept quiet for money and awards and fame. the 22 year old did turn him in, but sadly also took a payout to be quiet.

  • persononhere

    Brad wasn’t a star when he confronted HW, just her, Pitt became super famous afterwards. he actually took a chance on ruining his career before it even started by confronting HW at the time. he was rising up at that point. but that award was for sure payback, he did ‘owe’ her and bought her that award

  • persononhere

    agree. i feel much more respect for women who stand up at the time of an incident and not 20+ years after taking money and awards as payoff for silence. because of women like these others have to be subjected to these men for years and what they do increases over time as they get more ‘brave’ in their sexual requests/actions. none of these women are heroes, except perhaps the one who ultimately exposed him

  • persononhere

    right??!! you gotta love that part of the whole thing, that he actually went and confronted a guy who did that to his gf. too bad it didn’t amount to more :-(

  • Kimber

    she does not sound genuine as the others do.