Lupita Nyong’o is the new actress among multiple Hollywood actresses to reveal how movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed her.
The academy award winner shed some light on the two times she was sexually harassed by Harvey Weinstein. She said she decided to speak out after she heard all the women who were harassed by Weinstein.
She said the revelations brought up memories she had tried to forget.
“I met Harvey Weinstein in 2011 at an awards ceremony in Berlin, while I was still a student at the Yale School of Drama. An intermediary introduced him to me as “the most powerful producer in Hollywood.” As an aspiring actress, I was, of course, eager to meet people in the industry but cautious about strangers, and the intentions of men in general,” she said.
“Harvey led me into a bedroom — his bedroom — and announced that he wanted to give me a massage. I thought he was joking at first. He was not. For the first time since I met him, I felt unsafe. I panicked a little and thought quickly to offer to give him one instead: It would allow me to be in control physically, to know exactly where his hands were at all times.
“I began to massage his back to buy myself time to figure out how to extricate myself from this undesirable situation. Before long he said he wanted to take off his pants. I told him not to do that and informed him that it would make me extremely uncomfortable. He got up anyway to do so and I headed for the door, saying that I was not at all comfortable with that. “If we’re not going to watch the film, I really should head back to school,” I said.”
Harvey Weinstein has been in the public negatively since it was revealed that he has been sexually assaulting a number actresses in the Hollywood industry including A
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