Lupita Nyong'o Comes Forward About Weinstein; Puerto Rico Governor Visits Trump


A Kenyan-Mexican actress joined at least 40 women in new rounds of sexual harassment allegations against former producer Harvey Weinstein in a Thursday op-ed for The New York Times.

Hollywood is facing a crisis where its members are being outed for wide swaths of sexual misconduct.

Law enforcement officials in New York, Los Angeles and London have all launched investigations into Weinstein's alleged actions. She had met Weinstein once very briefly in Rome.

Sallie Hofmeister, a representative for Weinstein, said in a statement that Weinstein "unequivocally denies allegations of non-consensual sex".

The Academy Award-winning actress claimed the other day that she, too, was sexually harassed by the movie mogul. "Last year, she sent a personal invitation to Mr. Weinstein to see her in her Broadway show Eclipsed".

It's no secret that Hollywood has a white agenda, pushing the idea that "white is right" or that "white is the ideal standard of beauty". "Who acts that way towards a pregnant woman??" she wrote. For instance, British actress Sophie Okonedo was up for the role in a Miramax-produced crime drama, B.

He didn't go after a Jodie Foster or an Angela Bassett because they didn't need a Harvey Weinstein to be a star.

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Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o says she had an encounter with Harvey Weinstein in 2011 at his home in CT.

"Harvey led me into a bedroom - his bedroom - and announced that he wanted to give me a massage".

Also on Thursday, a group of about 30 staffers for The Weinstein Company stated in a letter published online by The New Yorker that they didn't know they were "working for a serial sexual predator". I thought he was joking at first. "He was not", the actress wrote.

Another insider, meanwhile, assured that Weinstein wants to get help, but said he's often used his cellphone to handle matters outside of the treatment center. Kerr says she backed away from him, left the room and hurried out of the building. It culminated in a meal in NY in which Weinstein propositioned her - and then, when she turned him down, hinted that her acting career would suffer, she wrote.

Lupita has since responded to Harvey's statement, saying she'll give "no further comment".

Harvey Weinstein "bullied his way" in the Los Angeles hotel room of an Italian actress in 2013 and allegedly sexually assaulted and raped her, the woman's attorney said.

"I appreciate the way I've behaved with colleagues in the past has caused a lot of pain, and I sincerely apologize for it", he said in his October 5 statement.