The count for the number of women Harvey Weinstein has sexually harassed and sexually assaulted is now up to 32. Once a few started to come forward, more felt comfortable opening up about his misconduct, and many of their stories are similar: Weinstein invited them to a private place and either asked for a naked massage or sexually assaulted or exposed himself to them. Most of the women were afraid to come forward because they were young, aspiring actresses and Harvey Weinstein is one of the most powerful people in the business. Learn more about how this Hollywood bigwig assaulted so many of America’s favorite celebs.
Ashely Judd recounts the time, twenty years ago, when Weinstein invited her to a breakfast meeting at the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel, She thought they would be meeting somewhere public, but Weinstein insisted on the hotel He allegedly invited her to his suite, where she found Weinstein wearing a bathrobe. He then asked if he could give her a massage or if she could watch him take a shower. “I said no, a lot of ways, a lot of times, and he always came back at me with some new ask,” Judd told the Times. “It was all this bargaining, this coercive bargaining.”