Cara Delevingne, Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow say Weinstein harassed them, too

Friday, 13 October 2017, 08:20:32 PM. Weinstein hired Gwyneth Paltrow for 'Emma,' and later helped her win an Oscar for 'Shakespeare in Love.'

Update: Another one of Hollywood's big-named stars has come forward alleging Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed her. Cara Delevingne described an encounter with Weinstein in an Instagram post Wednesday and in a statement to New York Magazine and Huffington Post contributor Yashar Ali, saying the movie producer attempted to kiss her in a hotel room.  

"As soon as we were alone he began to brag about all the actresses he had slept with and how he had made their careers and spoke about other inappropriate things of a sexual nature," she wrote.

Two of Hollywood's most famous women have also come forward, saying Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed them, too.

On Tuesday, Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow added their voices to the chorus of women with shocking stories about the disgraced movie mogul.

Their stories join earlier reports from the New York Times, which uncovered at least eight settlements paid out by Weinstein for harassment over the last three decades, and an investigative piece by The New Yorker, which alleges incidents of sexual assault and rape.


cara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 1 Harvey Weinstein was hit with allegations of almost three decades of sexual harassment Thursday in the 'New York Times.' The mega-producer has long been part of the Hollywood elite. Here, he poses with Sienna Miller at a dinner in 2009.  Donald Bowers, Getty Images for The Weinstein Ccara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 2 From left to right, David Parfitt, Donna Gigliotti, Harvey Weinstein, Gwyneth Paltrow, Edward Zwick and Marc Norman all celebrate after receiving the Oscar for best picture for "Shakespeare In Love" during the 71st Annual Academy Awards Sunday, March 21, 1999 in Los Angeles. Paltrow won the Oscar for best actress in the movie.   Dave Caulkin, APcara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 3 Tom Cruise, who executive produced 'The Others' with Weinstein in 2001, playfully engaged him at the premiere.  Kevin Winter, Getty Imagescara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 4 In 2010, Weinstein and Marion Cotillard spoke together during amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS benefit gala at that year's Cannes Film Festival.  Francois Durand, Getty Imagescara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 5 Kerry Washington and Harvey Weinstein posed for a photo at the 2010 premiere of 'The Tillman Story.'  Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images for the Weinstein Ccara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 6 In 2013, Weinstein and his then-pregnant wife Georgina Chapman attended the Oscars, where his movie 'Silver Linings Playbook' was up for eight Academy Awards.  Dan MacMedan, USA TODAYcara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 7 'Silver Linings Playbook,' earned Jennifer Lawrence her first Oscar for best actress.  Charley Gallay, Getty Images for VFcara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 8 George Clooney and Weinstein sat near each other at the 2013 Critics' Choice Awards.  Michael Kovac, WireImagecara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 9 Hillary Clinton, then secretary of state, laughed with Weinstein at the 2012 TIME 100 Gala celebrating the magazine's list of the most influential people in the world.  Larry Busacca, Getty Images for TIMEcara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 10 Duchess Kate met Weinstein at the 2013 London premiere of 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.'  Chris Jackson, Getty Imagescara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 11 Director Lee Daniels, Oprah Winfrey, and Harvey Weinstein posed at the after-party for 'The Butler' in 2013.  Charley Gallay, Getty Images for TWCcara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 12 Weinstein was presented with the W.E.B. Du Bois medal by Glenn Hutchins in 2014 at Harvard. The Du†Bois Medal is Harvard's highest honor in the field of African and African-American Studies.  Steven Senne, APcara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 13 Auctioneer Sharon Stone gets an assist from Jeremy Renner, Nicole Kidman and Harvey Weinstein at the Cinema Against AIDS dinner in 2013.  Kevin Tachman, NONEcara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 14 Weinstein poses with Zendaya at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in 2015.  Nicholas Hunt, Getty Imagescara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 15 Weinstein and his fashion-designer wife, Georgina Chapman, hit the 2017 Weinstein Company-Netflix Golden Globes After-Party.  NINA PROMMER, EPAcara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 16 Weinstein was in the first row for the February 2017 Marchesa show at New York Fashion Week to see the latest designs from his wife's label. He was flanked by 'This Is Us' star Mandy Moore and 'Vogue' editor Anna Wintour.  Theo Wargo, (Credit too long, see caption)cara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 17 Weinstein sat with former NBC anchor and current Investigation Discovery host Tamron Hall at Marchesa's most recent New York Fashion Week show in September.  Nicholas Hunt, Getty Images For NYFWcara-delevingne-angelina-jolie-and-gwyneth-paltrow-say-weinstein-harassed-them-too photo 18 In March, Weinstein, and JAY=Z spoke onstage during a town hall in NYC.  Dave Kotinsky, Getty Images for Spike

Paltrow won an Oscar in 1999 for Shakespeare in Love, which also won best picture, thanks to campaigning by Weinstein and his Miramax Films, which released the film.

But years before that, she was just another young actress Weinstein asked for a massage.

When Paltrow was 22 years old, she tells the Times, Weinstein hired her as the lead in the Jane Austen adaptation, Emma. Before shooting began, he summoned her to his suite at the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel for a work meeting which ended with Weinstein placing his hands on her and suggesting they head to the bedroom for massages.


“I was a kid, I was signed up, I was petrified,” she said in an interview, publicly disclosing that she was sexually harassed by the man who ignited her career.

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From left to right, David Parfitt, Donna Gigliotti, Harvey Weinstein, Gwyneth Paltrow, Edward Zwick and Marc Norman all celebrate after receiving the Oscar for best picture for "Shakespeare In Love" during the 71st Annual Academy Awards Sunday, March 21, 1999, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Los Angeles Music Center. Paltrow won the Oscar for best actress in the movie. (Photo: Dave Caulkin, AP)

Paltrow says she refused his advances and confided in Brad Pitt, her boyfriend at the time. Pitt confronted Weinstein, and soon after, the producer threatened her not to tell anyone else about his come-on. “I thought he was going to fire me,” she said.

Jolie has her own Weinstein story. During the publicity tour for Playing by Heart in the late 1990s, she told the Times, he made unwanted advances on her in a hotel room, which she rejected.

“I had a bad experience with Harvey Weinstein in my youth, and as a result, chose never to work with him again and warn others when they did,” Jolie told the newspaper in an email. “This behavior towards women in any field, any country is unacceptable.”

Weinstein was fired from his current studio, The Weinstein Company, on Sunday.

USA TODAY's request for further comment from Delevingne's representatives was not immediately answered. 


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