Here Are All The Women Who Have Accused Harvey Weinstein Of Sexual Abuse & Harassment So Far
Since The New York Times and The New Yorker published their bombshell reports two weeks ago, detailing decades of alleged sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein, dozens of women have begun sharing own shocking stories about the fallen Hollywood producer. From Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan to Kate Beckinsale and Gwyneth Paltrow, over 40 women have come forward so far with claims of sexual harassment or assault against Harvey. Click through to read their stories.
Ashley Judd claimed Harvey asked her for a massage in his hotel room, and then when she refused, he asked her to watch him shower. “I said no, a lot of ways, a lot of times, and he always came back at me with some new ask,” she told The New York Times.
Rose McGowan reportedly reached a $100,000 settlement with Harvey in 1997. She later alleged on Twitter that he raped her.
Kate Beckinsale took to Instagram to accuse Harvey of answering his hotel door in his underwear and offering her alcohol when she was just 17. “A few years later he asked me if he had tried anything with me in that first meeting. I realized he couldn't remember if he had assaulted me or not,” she wrote.
Cara Delevingne also shared her story on Instagram. She claimed Harvey asked her and another woman to kiss in his hotel room. “I swiftly got up and asked him if he knew that I could sing. And I began to sing…I thought it would make the situation better…more professional,” she wrote.
Weinstein Company employee Lauren O’Connor filed an internal memo about Harvey’s behavior, claiming she suspected she and other female employees were being used to facilitate liaisons with “vulnerable women who hope he will get them work.”
Former employee Emily Nestor told The New York Times that Harvey said he would boost her career “if she accepted his sexual advances.”
Gwyneth Paltrow claimed she was just 22 when Harvey suggested they have joint massages in a hotel room. She later told her boyfriend Brad Pitt, who confronted Harvey about the exchange.
Angelina Jolie said she decided to never work with Harvey again after an incident in 1998. “I had a bad experience with Harvey Weinstein in my youth, and as a result, chose never to work with again and warn others when they did,” she told The New York Times.
Ex-employee Lauren Madden claimed she locked herself in a bathroom once out of fear of Harvey.
Zelda Perkins, a former assistant in Harvey’s London office, threatened to expose Harvey’s treatment of women if he didn’t change his behavior, former colleagues told The New York Times.
Actress Eva Green’s mother alleged Harvey “threatened to destroy her professionally” after she turned down his advances.
French actress Lea Seydoux wrote in The Guardian that Harvey “jumped on me and tried to kiss me. I had to defend myself…This was never going to be about work. He had other intentions.”
Italian acress Lucia Evans told The New Yorker that Harvey forced her to perform oral sex on him during an office meeting.
Actress Asia Argento told The New Yorker Harvey pressured her into giving him a massage, during which he “pulled her skirt up, forced her legs apart, and performed oral sex on her as she repeatedly told him to stop.”
Model Ambra Battilana Gutierrez told police in 2015 that Harvey grabbed her breasts and put his hands up her skirt during a meeting in his office. Ambra worked with police to set up a second meeting with Harvey, where she recorded his advances. The Manhattan district attorney, however, later declined to bring charges against the producer.
Filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom claimed Harvey made “aggressive advances” on her after inviting her to his hotel room.
French actress Emma de Caunes told The New Yorker she bolted from Harvey’s hotel room after he emerged from the shower naked and erect. “ I didn’t want to show him that I was petrified,” she told the magazine.
Minka Kelly wrote on Instagram that Harvey offered her a lavish lifestyle if she agreed to be his girlfriend. “All I knew was not to offend this very powerful man and to get out of the situation as quickly as possible,” she wrote.
Rosanna Arquette told The New Yorker Harvey greeted her in a hotel room while wearing a robe and pulled her hand toward his penis. “I will never do that,” Rosanna reportedly told Harvey.
In an interview with The New Yorker, actress Jessica Barth claimed Harvey lashed out at her after she refused to give him a massage, telling her she needed to lose weight “to compete with Mila Kunis.”
Australian actress Zoe Brock claimed she locked herself in a hotel bathroom after Harvey got naked and asked for a massage.
Former freelance script-reader Liza Campbell claimed Harvey got into his bathtub during a hotel room meeting and asked her to join him.
TV reported Lauren Sivan told Megyn Kelly on Today that Harvey cornered her in a restaurant he owned. "He immediately exposed himself and began pleasuring himself, and I just stood there dumbfounded," she alleged.
Tara Subkoff claimed Harvey pulled her onto his lap during a premiere after party. “It was implied that if I did not comply with doing what he asked me to do that I would not get the role that I had already been informally offered,” she told Variety.
Meet Joe Black actress Claire Forlani alleged she declined Harvey’s advances five times. “I had two Peninsula Hotel meetings in the evening with Harvey and all I remember was I ducked, dived and ultimately got out of there without getting slobbered over, well just a bit,” she wrote on Twitter.
Mira Sorvino told The New Yorker Harvey “started massaging my shoulders” and “sort of chasing me around” during a 1995 hotel room meeting. When he later showed up at her apartment for a late night meeting, she lied and told him her boyfriend was on his way to get him to leave.
Louisette Geiss alleged Harvey offered to green light her script if she watched him masturbate in his hotel room. She left the meeting.
French actress Judith Godreche told The New York Times Harvey invited her to his hotel room under the pretense of seeing the view but then tried to massage her and pull off her sweater.
Actress Romola Garai told The Guardian Harvey answered his hotel room door in his robe. “I was only 18. I felt violated by it,” she told the paper.
Louise Godbold alleged in a blog post that Harvey begged her for a massage as she “attempted to beat a retreat…all while not wanting to alienate the most powerful man in Hollywood.”
Heather Graham told Variety of an encounter with Harvey in his office in the early 2000s. “There was no explicit mention that to star in one of those films I had to sleep with him, but the subtext was there,” she claimed.
Katherine Kendall told The New York Times that Harvey “undressed and chased her around a living room” in his home in 1993.
French actress Florence Darel alleged Harvey tried to make advances on her with his wife in the room next door.
Actress Tomi-Ann Roberts claimed Harvey was nude in a hotel bathtub when he asked her to get naked in front of him, she told The New York Times.
Sarah Ann Masse went to Harvey’s home to interview for a babysitting job, where he allegedly answered in his underwear and later told her he loved her. “I tried to tell myself it was just an odd quirk, that it was fine, and to keep going with the interview,” she told Variety.
Costume designer Dawn Dunning alleged Harvey would only sign a contract with her if she offered to have three-way sex with him, The New York Times reported.
Sophie Dix alleged that Harvey tried to take her pants off in a hotel room before she ran for the bathroom and locked herself in while he masturbated outside, escaping when room service came. “I decided if this is what being an actress is like, I don’t want it,” she told The Guardian.
Actress Angie Everhart claimed Harvey masturbated above her bed while on a boat at the Venice Film Festival.
Producer Elizabeth Karlsen told The Hollywood Reporter that nearly 30 years ago, a female executive at Miramax had found Harvey naked in her bedroom one night.
British actress Lysette Anthony alleged that Harvey forced himself into her London home and raped her in the late 1980s.
Actress Melissa Sagemiller claimed Harvey refused to let her leave his hotel room until he kissed her and later put her luggage on his private plane so she’d have to fly with him.
British actress Jessica Hynes wrote on Twitter that she lost a film role when she refused to screen test in a bikini for Harvey.
Former intern Paula Wachowiak told The Buffalo News she brought checks to Harvey’s room for him to sign in the 1980s when she was 24. She claimed he answered the door in a towel, which he later dropped, and then asked for a massage, but she refused.
Canadian actress Mia Kirshner wrote in an op-ed for The Globe & Mail that she went through an “ordeal in a hotel room where Harvey attempted to treat me like chattel that could be purchased.”
Fellow Canadian Erika Rosenbaum told the CBC that Harvey made “aggressive sexual advances” toward her during three separate meetings 15 years ago.
In a series of tweets, Game of Thrones star Lena Headey claimed Harvey made a suggestive comment towards her at the Venice International Film Festival in 2005. Years later, he allegedly tried forcing her into his hotel room. “His hand was on my back, he was marching me forward…I felt completely powerless," she wrote. After Harvey's hotel key card failed to open the door, he escorted her out of the hotel and ordered her to keep quiet about what happened.
In an op-ed for The New York Times, Oscar winning-actress Lupita Nyong'o wrote that Harvey asked if he could give her a massage in his bedroom while his children were in another room. She brushed off the incident as an "awkward moment." At a dinner months later, Lupita was greeted by Harvey's assistant who left once he arrived. He then abruptly invited her up to his hotel room and allegedly implied he could boost her career for sexual favors. When Lupita refused, Harvey escorted her out of the restaurant without finishing their meal.
In addition to these women's stories, both The New York Times and The New Yorker detailed anonymous accounts from women who accused Harvey of sexual harassment and abuse. The producer also allegedly reached at least eight settlements with women, the New York Times reported.