Then, the women contend, he variously tried to initiate massages, touched them inappropriately, took off his clothes or offered them explicit work-for-sex deals. Weinstein has further confirmed that there were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances.
In a statement on Tuesday, his spokeswoman, Sallie Hofmeister, said: “Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. He will not be available for further comments, as he is taking the time to focus on his family, on getting counseling and rebuilding his life.”Even in an industry in which sexual harassment has long persisted, Mr.
The encounters they recalled followed a similar narrative: First, they said, Mr.
Weinstein lured them to a private place to discuss films, scripts or even Oscar campaigns.
Weinstein harassed her in 1984, when she was an aspiring actress.