Lupita Nyong'o Comes Forward About Weinstein; Puerto Rico Governor Visits Trump

Lupita Nyong'o's Powerful Op-Ed Shows How Women Deal With Threats Like Harvey Weinstein

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 21: Harvey Weinstein, who apparently completed a week treatment after entering rehab for sexual addiction, has denied the allegations made by Kenyan-Mexican actress Lupita Nyong'o. "He was one of the first people I met in the industry, and he told me, 'This is the way it is.' And wherever I looked, everyone seemed to be bracing themselves and dealing with him, unchallenged".

The invitation to screen a movie with Weinstein and his children at his CT home turned into a restaurant lunch where he tried to bully her into drinking alcohol, she wrote, followed by him cutting short her viewing of the movie after 15 minutes and taking her to his bedroom where he offered to give her a massage.

"My basic response was, 'You know, Harvey, I really don't think you should be pulling that thing out, it's not very pretty, '" Young said. "Am I the only actress who hasn't slept with Warren Beatty in this town?" "In the NASTIEST tone he said, 'Who told you to get pregnant?!' And rolled his eyes in disgust". "He was not. For the first time since I met him, I felt unsafe", Nyong'o wrote.

Weinstein is being investigated by the LAPD, NYPD and London police over sexual assault claims, as more women have been coming forward with their stories about the Oscar-winning producer now two weeks after exposes in the New York Times and New Yorker. News in a statement. "Last year, she sent a personal invitation to Mr. Weinstein to see her in the Broadway show, Eclipsed", the statement read.

More than 40 women have accused Weinstein, 65, of harassment or abuse.

Since The New York Times published its initial expose on October 5, honors conferred on Weinstein by Harvard University and the British Film Institute have been rescinded, and several Democratic lawmakers have donated political contributions they received from Weinstein to charity.

Another influential entertainment organization said Friday it would consider booting disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein as another woman accused the Oscar victor of sexual abuse.

She says she is speaking up to end the conspiracy of silence. Or after TV journalist Lauren Sivan recalled Weinstein had once masturbated into a potted plant in front of her at a NY restaurant and club, an account that was later corroborated by the club owner?

Harvey Weinstein has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, fired from the company he founded with his brother Bob, and his comments against Lupita show that he still finds himself "above" reproach. The allegations and public discussion of Weinstein's behavior have also prompted scores of people outside Hollywood circles to share their own experiences with sexual harassment and assault on social media using the now-viral hashtag #MeToo.



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