During a brand new interview with The Sunday Times, the actress shared that despite never working with Harvey Weinstein herself, she remembers hearing many stories. In fact, long before his sexual misconduct was brought to light, Sandra Bullock knew many instances of women supposedly offering him sexual favors for roles.
‘I was afraid of him. I was not asked to be in that world. I learned early on to shut things off so those things did not come my way. I only heard what Harvey wanted people to hear, and that made me so f**king angry. People would say, ‘Well, you know how she got that role? She f**ked Harvey.’ I would say, ‘Shut the f**k up. You do not know that.’ Then, later, to find out that woman got brutally attacked…They did not sleep with Harvey. Harvey wanted you to think that,’ Sandra Bullock told the publication.
Sure enough, even after his scandal exploded last fall, Weinstein still denied ‘any allegations of non-consensual sex.’
But even though Bullock did not work with Weinstein, she did go through a ‘situation’ with another person of power in Hollywood.
According to her, she attempted to deflect with some humor before she asked to be fired.
‘It was a lesson. After that, I tended to remove anything that could be misconstrued as sexual. I locked it down.’
When all of those women spoke out about how Harvey Weinstein had used his power over them, Bullock admitted she was ‘really, really scared’ for them.
‘I was like, ‘Oh my God, this is amazing, but f**, f**k, f**k, what if it doesn’t work? Please God, let it not swing the other way.’ We are in such uncharted territory right now. I have seen a lot of fear and a lot of men of a certain generation, not understanding.’