Saturday 22 September 2018

Gwyneth Paltrow: Brad Pitt threatened Harvey Weinstein

The actress claimed she was 22 when the producer placed his hands on her at a hotel and suggested they go to a bedroom for massages.

Paltrow and Pitt, who were briefly engaged, broke up in 1997 (PA)
Paltrow and Pitt, who were briefly engaged, broke up in 1997 (PA)

By Associated Press Reporter

Gwyneth Paltrow has said former boyfriend Brad Pitt threatened producer Harvey Weinstein after an alleged incident of sexual misconduct.

The 45-year-old actress told The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday she was “blindsided”.

She claimed she was 22 when Weinstein placed his hands on her at a hotel and suggested they go to a bedroom for massages.

Paltrow said she told Pitt what happened and the actor confronted Weinstein at a Broadway opening.

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Representatives for Weinstein and Pitt did not immediately respond to emails seeking comment (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

She added: “It was like the equivalent of throwing him against the wall.”

Paltrow said Pitt leveraged his fame and power to protect her at a time when she had neither.

The two, who were briefly engaged, broke up in 1997.

Representatives for Weinstein and Pitt did not immediately respond to emails seeking comment.

Press Association

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