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Gwyneth Paltrow Says Part Of Her Leaving Acting Was Due To 'Rough Boss' Harvey Weinstein

Gwyneth Paltrow Says Part Of Her Leaving Acting Was Due To 'Rough Boss' Harvey Weinstein

Gwyneth Paltrow has opened up in a new interview about her time working for disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

The 48-year-old former actress and lifestyle entrepreneur spoke to SiriusXM’s Bruce Bozzi about moving on from acting and how Harvey was one of the influences in doing so.

Harvey had been Gwyneth‘s boss as Miramax, which he co-founded in 1979, and under the company, she starred in Emma and Shakespeare in Love, which she won an Oscar for.

“This wasn’t conscious at the time, but I started to feel, and, you know, frankly, I think part of my, part of the shine of acting wore off, you know, being in such intense public scrutiny, being a kid who’s like living every breakup on every headline,” Gwyneth shared of her decision to show up less and less on the big screen.

“Like I’m such a homebody, you know, me, I like to be with my old friends and cook and squeeze my kids. Like I don’t want to be alone in a hotel room in Budapest for six weeks,” Gwyneth also said. “Like, it’s just not who I am.”

She added, “So if you compound those things with the fact that like, you know, to be totally candid, I had a really rough boss for most of my movie career at Miramax… So you’re like, ‘I don’t know if this is really my calling.’ So I’m still trying to parse out what came from what, and you know, where, how my life changed course. But I think that stew is a big piece of it.”

Gwyneth was one of the many actresses who came forward with haunting stories of harassment from Harvey. You can read what happened to her here.

She also previously spoke about how ex Brad Pitt confronted Harvey about his actions.

On top of his 23-year sentence, Harvey was also charged with more counts of rape. Here’s what we know…

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