She said she considered going to the police but ultimately didn’t, explaining, “I thought it would be a ‘He said, she said,’ and I thought about how impressive his legal team is, and I thought about how much I would lose, and I decided to just move forward.” Argento’s story, meanwhile, echoed similar allegations lodged by women in the Times piece. It’s a scary fairy tale.” Argento, who starred in the Miramax-distributed movie “B.
For her investigation, Waxman was following Fabrizio Lombardo, the Italian head of Miramax, whom she says “knew nothing about film” and was merely hired “to take care of Weinstein's women needs.” Waxman alleges that Damon and Crowe, who had previously worked with Weinstein on films including executive editor Dean Baquet has since issued a statement regarding Waxman's claims, saying: “I wasn’t here in 2004.
But it is unimaginable to me that The Times killed a story because of pressure from Harvey Weinstein, who was and is an advertiser.
He overpowered me.” At a certain point, she added, “I just sort of gave up.
That’s the most horrible part of it, and that’s why he’s been able to do this for so long to so many women: people give up, and then they feel like it’s their fault.” A third woman, who did not give her name but said she worked with Weinstein, said she was called to meet him at a hotel, where her bathrobe-clad boss “forced himself on me sexually” even though she told him no repeatedly.
After all, The Times is an institution that has published investigative reporting that caused our Chinese-language website to be blocked in China.” The top two editors at the time, Bill Keller and Jill Abramson, say they have no recollection of being pressured over Ms. And her direct editor, Jonathan Landman, suggested she didn’t have it nailed. But if you read her own description, she did not have anything near what was revealed in our story.
The story we published last week took months of work by two experienced investigative reporters. Weinstein paid settlements to keep women from talking. Mainly, she had an off-the-record account from one woman.” Actors ranging from Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep to Mark Ruffalo and Jessica Chastain have criticised Weinstein both for his alleged behaviour and his statement in response to the allegations.She said the film titan first lured her with promises of movie scripts before forcing her to give him oral sex during a solo meeting at his Miramax office in Tribeca.“I said, over and over, ‘I don’t want to do this, stop, don’t,’” she said.Journalist Ronan Farrow, who penned the New Yorker piece, said he interviewed 13 women over 10 months, including Argento and Lucia Evans, a former aspiring actress, who claimed Weinstein either sexually harassed or assaulted them between the 1990s and 2015.Evans said she was approached by Weinstein in 2004 at club Cipriani Upstairs.But then his inspiration abruptly ended and it was left unfinished. If he wants to paint your face, refuse." During their next encounter in the studio (when she defiantly chose her own positions for the first time), Marianne stated that it was over between her and her boyfriend, calling him a bastard and a fool ("my life's coming to a stop").