POW­ER­FUL MAN’S PLAY­THINGS

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ROSETTA AR­QUETTE (1990s) Ar­quette said she took a busi­ness meet­ing with We­in­stein that ended in her be­ing propo­si­tioned. AN­GELINA JOLIE,JOLIE above, (1998) Jolie said she re­jected We­in­stein’s sex­ual ad­vances in a ho­tel room dur­ing the re­lease of 1998’s Play­ing by Heart. GWYNETH PAL­TROW PAL­TROW, above, (1996) We­in­stein met 22-year-old Pal­trow for what she thought was a work meet­ing at a Bev­erly Hills ho­tel. She said she re­fused a sug­ges­tion they head to his bed­room for mas­sages. ASH­LEY JUDD (1990s) Judd was sum­moned to We­in­stein’s ho­tel room to talk about film roles. He asked her for a mas­sage, and after she de­clined, he asked her to watch him shower. “I said no, a lot of ways, a lot of times,” she said. ROSE McGOWAN (1997) McGowan had reached a $US100,000 settlement with We­in­stein after an un­wanted en­counter in a ho­tel room dur­ing Sun­dance Film Fes­ti­val in 1997. MIRA SORVINO, above, (1995) Sorvino said We­in­stein “ha­rassed her” and pres­sured her to have a sex­ual re­la­tion­ship while she acted in Mi­ra­max films, mas­saged her shoul­ders and chased her around. LAU­REN SIVAN (2007) We­in­stein trapped the jour­nal­ist in the hall­way of a restau­rant, tried to kiss her, then blocked her path and mas­tur­bated, Sivan said. TOMI-ANN ROBERTS (1984) Roberts was wait­ing ta­bles in New York and hop­ing to start an act­ing ca­reer. We­in­stein urged her to au­di­tion for him say­ing she would give a bet­ter au­di­tion if she were com­fort­able “get­ting naked in front of him,” she said. LOUISE GOD­BOLD (1990s) God­bold, co-ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of the non-profit Echo Par­ent­ing & Ed­u­ca­tion or­gan­i­sa­tion, said dur­ing an of­fice tour she got trapped in an empty meet­ing room where We­in­stein begged for a mas­sage. LAURA MAD­DEN (1991) Mad­den, a for­mer em­ployee of We­in­stein, said he would ask her to give him mas­sages in ho­tel rooms. AM­BRA BAT­TI­LANA GU­TIER­REZ (2015) Gu­tier­rez filed sex­ual as­sault charges in 2015 after We­in­stein al­legedly grabbed her breast dur­ing one of their meet­ings. The charges were dropped by New York Po­lice Depart­ment, but ini­tially, Gu­tier­rez worked with the po­lice to try to catch We­in­stein con­fess­ing to the crimee on tape. LIZA CAMP­BELL (1995) Camp­bell, a Bri­tish artist and w writer, said We­in­stein had in­vited her to his ho­tel room and sug­gested they take a bath to­gether. J JU­DITH GO­DRECHE (1996) We­in­stein al­legedly in­vited Go­dreche to break­fast at the Cannes Film Fes­ti­val in his ho­tel suite to see the view and dis­cuss her film’s mar­ket­ing cam­paign. He started “press­ing against me and pulling off my sweater,” she said. HEATHERT G GRA­HAM, above,b (early 2000s) Gra­ham said We­in­stein called her into his of­fice and said he want­edw to put her in a movie. He men­tioned an agree­ment he had with his wife where he could sleep with who­ever he wanted while he was out of town, she said. ASIA AR­GENTO (1997-1999) The Ital­ian actress was 21 when she met We­in­stein. She said she en­tered a “con­sen­sual” re­la­tion­ship, afraid of what would hap­pen if she re­fused. Dur­ing the first en­counter he forced her legs apart and per­formed oral sex. CARA DELEV­INGNE, be­low. The actress and model said We­in­stein tried to en­gage her in a three­some with an­other woman. When Delev­ingne got up hur­riedly to leave, “he walked me to the door and stood in front of it and tried to kiss me on the lips”. ROMOLA GARAI (2000) The Bri­tish actress claimed We­in­stein had her pri­vately au­di­tion for him in a ho­tel room while he was wear­ing a bathrobe. “I I was only 18. I felt vi­o­lated by it.”it.

LEA SEY­DOUX SEY­DOUX, above The French film star said “ev­ery­one knew what Har­vey was up to and no one did any­thing ... He’s big and fat, so I had to be force­ful to re­sist him. I left his room, thor­oughly dis­gusted.” DAWN DUN­NING (2003) Dun­ning met We­in­stein when she was wait­ress­ing and he of­fered her a screen test. When she ar­rived, he was in a bathrobe and said he had con­tracts for his next three films, but she could sign them only if she would have three-way sex with him, she said. LU­CIA EVANS (2004) The actress said she was forced to per­form oral sex on We­in­stein. She says she tried to re­sist but was over­pow­ered. EMMA DE CAUNES (2010) At Cannes Film Fes­ti­val, We­in­stein al­legedly told the French actress she would be per­fect for an adap­ta­tion of a book he had in his ho­tel room. She said he emerged from his bath­room naked and de­manded she lie on the bed. She left. JUSSICA BARTH (2011) Barth met with We­in­stein in his ho­tel room for a busi­ness meet­ing that “al­ter­nat(ed) be­tween of­fer­ing to cast her in a film and de­mand­ing a naked mas­sage in bed”. KATHER­INE KEN­DALL, above, (1993) The actress said We­in­stein gave her scripts and in­vited her to a screening, which turned out to be a solo trip with him. He emerged from the bath­room in a robe, ask­ing for a mas­sage and chased her and asked to at least see her breasts. EMILY NESTOR (2014) Nestor was an as­sis­tant at We­in­stein Com­pany when We­in­stein of­fered to re­lo­cate her to the Lon­don of­fice so she could be his girl­friend. The two got cof­fee, which Nestor said was “the most ex­cru­ci­at­ing and un­com­fort­able hour of my life”.

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