Weinstein responded to Salma Hayek's allegations of sexual harassment and threatening behaviour on Wednesday. During filming he made disparaging remarks about the Kahlo's unibrow and the fact that Hayek and the movie were not sexy enough-which is just so utterly ridiculous it needs no further dissection. He said "all of the sexual allegations as portrayed by Salma are not accurate and others who witnessed the events have a different account of what transpired", according to USA Today.
No sooner had Hayek entered into a contract with Weinstein that she also dealt with his persistent and uninvited sexual advances. She brought the film idea to Miramax, Weinstein's production company, which at the time, had "become synonymous with quality, sophistication and risk taking". But she said that the movie mogul would turn up at her door "at all hours of the night, hotel after hotel, location after location". No to letting an exposed companion of his give me a back rub. It was not because I would be naked with another woman.
"When I saw him socially, I'd smile and try to remember the good things about him, telling myself that I went to war and I won", she explains. "No to my getting naked with another woman", penned Hayek. "And with each refusal came Harvey's Machiavellian rage".
"I'll kill you. Do not think I'm not going to do it", were the exact words of Harvey Weinstein after the actress, once again, refused to have sex with him. Hayek believed that complying was the only way she would get the movie made, and since she was already five weeks into production, she anxious about disappointing all of the "talented people" she'd convinced to join her project, including Ashley Judd, Edward Norton and director Julie Taymor. "There was no room for negotiation". "And for the first and last time in my career, I had a nervous breakdown: My body began to shake uncontrollably, my breath was short and I began to cry and cry, unable to stop, as if I were throwing up tears". When Taymor told Weinstein "the film succeeded", he reportedly screamed in response, "You are the most arrogant person I have ever met".
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Even after this, Weinstein declared he would only release the film direct-to-video.
Ed Norton, who was Ms. Hayek's boyfriend at the time, [worked with Mr. Weinstein on the rewrite of the script in Mexico] did a brilliant job of rewriting the script and Mr. Weinstein battled the WGA to get him a credit on the film. "It was because I would be naked with her for Harvey Weinstein". "I arrived on the set the day we were to shoot the scene that I believed would save the movie".
She took legal action, claiming bad faith, and Weinstein then tried shutting down the project by presenting what she called "a list of impossible tasks with a tight deadline".
She said he also constantly made it a challenge for her to get Frida made.
Weinstein has been accused by dozens of women, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Annabella Sciorra and more, of sexual misconduct and, in some cases, assault. "I answered none of his questions and hurried off the phone but before I hung up, he said to me that If I was gay or made a decision to be with a woman especially in public that I'd never get the role of a straight woman or make it as an actress in Hollywood".
A 94-year-old Florida woman was arrested after she refused to leave her care home after being evicted, according to WFTV . Fitzgerald was placed in a Eustis patrol vehicle Tuesday after repeatedly refusing to leave the lobby of Franklin House .
Even though the snow showers will diminish as the day goes on, there could be snow blowing back onto roadways so travel safely. Tuesday and Wednesday , we keep a chance at rain and snow showers with highs in the low to mid 30s.
Hence, the debate about allowing Sri Lanka an extra five runs would not have found acceptance with Dhoni well within his rights. When Rohit Sharma gets on the song, he does play one of the greatest of innings we've ever seen in limited-overs cricket.
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Pennsylvania State Police told the outlet that the shooting involved a school employee and is being considered a murder-suicide. He found the food services worker and her estranged husband dead beside her vehicle . 01PSU AlertBR: Shots fired near Bistro.
Globally, Matt Lauer was the most searched person, followed by Meghan Markle , Nadia Toffa , Harvey Weinstein , and Kevin Spacey . Last year's most searched terms included Prince, Powerball and Hillary Clinton, according to The Hollywood Reporter .
The report takes into account the number of mental health providers, dentists, and doctors per 100,000 people in their state. Lower measures for smoking , salmonella food poisoning and immunizations among children were key factors in that decline.
Protesters planned to rally at Ginowan City Hall Wednesday night to call for the withdrawal of USA military bases from Okinawa. The US military admitted that the object is part of a CH-53E helicopter that belongs to the Futenma base.
Finisar workers have to wear specialized gear in the VCSEL manufacturing area to avoid contaminating the wafers. The 2018 iPad is likely to be a "Pro" model, and will reportedly not have the infamous Home button.
Meanwhile, frustrated Gunners chief, Arsene Wenger , said: "There are some draws that are frustrating". City would need to lose a lot of their games and we know their record.
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Doctors save baby born with heart outside her body
About 50 clinical staffers at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester worked to bring Vanellope into the world, according to a release. Babies born with the condition - one estimate is five to eight per million - have less than a 10% chance of survival.
Bollywood actor-director Neeraj Vora dies
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Veterans' service remembered through wreath program
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Late goal helps Madrid advance to Club World Cup final
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Geminid meteor shower to appear in a sky near you
Stunning images show the meteor shower light up the sky behind an Orthodox church near the village of Zagorie in Belarus. The meteors are usually bright and easy to spot, so you won't need telescopes or binoculars to witness the show .
Giroud earns Arsenal a point in draw at Southampton
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