Harvey Weinstein found himself in seriously hot water recently after several individuals accused him of “sexual misconduct.” In a report from the New York Times, the publication claims multiple women have come forward with numerous accusations against the Hollywood producer.
The news organization collected allegations through several mediums including interviews, legal records, emails, and “internal documents” which have stretched over three decades involving current and old employees of Weinstein and other workers in the film industry.
One of the most recent women to come forward is Ashley Judd who alleges that she met Weinstein for a breakfast meeting at the Peninsula Beverly Hills Hotel almost twenty years ago.
The actress claims that the meeting ended when Harvey invited her up to his hotel room and asking her if she wanted a massage and to watch him shower.
When speaking to the New York Times, she claimed, “How do I get out of the room as fast as possible without alienating Harvey Weinstein?”
Another woman who worked for the company explained a similar situation where he asked her to meet in his hotel and give him a massage while lying naked.
The publication claims that in almost thirty years, Weinstein came to at least eight different settlements with several women, with two company officials speaking as long as they remained anonymous.
One of the newly revealed settlements was with Rose McGowan in 1997. Rose – who as at the time 23-years-old – allegedly had an unpleasant and inappropriate interaction with the film producer during the Sundance Film Festival. The legal documents as obtained by the organization claimed that Rose reached a $100,000 settlement with Harvey and his company. The litigation intended to “avoid litigation and buy peace.”