The Italian Job star informed how not being abused by the sex-scandal manufacturer made him feel awful. Caine, 84, quipped: “He never tried anything with me. I felt quite unattractive.”
His effort at a joke came regardless of previous Without A Clue co-star Lysette Anthony’s implicating Weinstein of rape.
The starlet, 54, declared last October that she had actually been attacked by Weinstein and stopped appearing in movies around 2002, when, she stated, the motion picture employer “finally let go of me”.
Lysette was amongst the very first of ratings of starlets who assisted begin the “Me Too” and “Time’s Up” motions by implicating Weinstein of abuse.
Caine confessed he understood Weinstein’s track record and “casting couch” prior to the protest.
The seasoned British screen star stated: “I knew the accusations were there but the gravity is a surprise to me.”
But he likewise safeguarded the movie magnate, calling him an “extremely good producer” regardless of the sex accusations.
Caine stated: “I did 3 images, I invested ages with Harvey.
” Little Voice, The Cider House Rules, which I won an Academy Award for, and The Quiet American, when I was chosen for another one.
“So he wasn’t making c*** pictures – he was an extremely good producer.”
“You can’t tell Elizabeth Taylor, ‘You’re going to have to screw me to get this part’”
Caine confessed some senior Hollywood figures did trade sexual favours with starlets for movie functions.
Due to the fact that they were well-known adequate to turn down individuals like Weinstein,
But he declared recognized stars were immune to their advances.
The Oscar winner stated: “Charlize Theron remained in The Cider House Rules with me and he definitely never ever did anything with her.
” It’s when they’re a little unidentified and they require it.
“You can’t tell Elizabeth Taylor, ‘You’re going to have to screw me to get this part’.”
Despite his remarks, Caine, who made his name playing a women’ guy in the motion picture Alfie, stated he was on the victims’ side, including: “I’m a fully paidup feminist. Oh, yes, I’m all for the ladies.”