A new lawsuit accusing Weinstein of sexual assault claims that the producer said Lawrence won her Oscar thanks to an affair with him.
Speaking to 60 Minutes in Australia, the former Baywatch star also said that women have a responsibility to look after themselves.
Quotes from an interview in The Sunday Times appeared to find the actress, one of the first to throw her weight behind the campaign against sexual harassment, angrily denouncing it.
One person in the movie business has been thanked in Oscar speeches more than any other, it’s been revealed. And that includes God. A study published by The Hollywood Reporter (via Vocativ) finds that from the 1,396 acceptance speeches that are archived by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, director Steven Spielberg is thanked 42 times. That compares to just 19 mentions of God. In a slightly unfortunate twist, considering recent events, Harvey Weinstein falls in second place, with 34 mentions. Then it’s James Cameron (28), George Lucas (23) and Peter Jackson (22).
Sources who worked on the 2015 movie Carol have said that they fear that Harvey Weinstein could have kept unused footage of nude scenes between Kate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.
A German actress has filed a lawsuit alleging that film producer Harvey Weinstein raped her at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006.
Lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein have said that actress Ashley Judd made a 'sexual deal' with the producer, and that her lawsuit against him should be dropped.
Robert De Niro is still owed his $1 million fee from The Weinstein Company for starring in Silver Linings Playbook, according to reports.