No Thanks­giv­ing wish for Har­vey from Uma

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UMA THURMAN has wished a happy Thanks­giv­ing to “ev­ery­one” – apart from Har­vey We­in­stein.

The Kill Bill ac­tress has pre­vi­ously said she feels too “an­gry” to ex­press her thoughts about the dis­graced pro­ducer, who worked on sev­eral of her movies, and other high-pro­file fig­ures who have been ac­cused of in­ap­pro­pri­ate sex­ual be­hav­iour.

She has now used the hol­i­day to praise the courage of those who have spo­ken up and taken a swipe at the movie mogul, who has been ac­cused of ha­rass­ment and rape by more than 80 women.

And Uma also sug­gested she had been a vic­tim of un­wanted sex­ual advances by us­ing the hash­tag #metoo, which has pre­vi­ously been used by women to tell their own ex­pe­ri­ences of mis­con­duct.

She wrote: “H A P P Y T H A N K SGIVING

“I am grate­ful to­day, to be alive, for all those I love, and for all those who have the courage to stand up for oth­ers.

“I said I was an­gry re­cently, and I have a few rea­sons, #metoo, in case you couldn’t tell by the look on my face.

“I feel it’s im­por­tant to take your time, be fair, be ex­act, so Happy Thanks­giv­ing Ev­ery­one! (Ex­cept you Har­vey, and all your wicked con­spir­a­tors – I’m glad it’s go­ing slowly – you don’t de­serve a bul­let) – stay tuned (sic)”

The Gat­taca ac­tress – who has Maya, 19, and Levon, 15, with ex-hus­band Ethan Hawke and Luna, five, with former part­ner Ar­pad Bus­son – has pre­vi­ously said she felt too an­gry to speak about the Hol­ly­wood scan­dal.

She said re­cently: “I don’t have a tidy sound­bite for you, be­cause I have learned, I am not a child and I have learned that… when I’ve spo­ken in anger, I usu­ally re­gret the way I ex­press my­self.

“So I’ve been wait­ing to feel less an­gry… and when I’m ready, I’ll say what I have to say.” – Bang Show­biz

Uma Thurman has wished a happy Thanks­giv­ing to ‘ev­ery­one’ – apart from dis­graced movie mogul Har­vey We­in­stein, who has been fired from his com­pany.

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