Uma Thurman resolved her attack claims versus Harvey Weinstein on Monday’s episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers
After Seth Meyers praised the starlet on her efficiency in the Broadway program The Parisian Woman, he praised her for speaking up versus the disgraced manufacturer in an interview with The New York Times
“Well, you’ve got to be a citizen and you can’t leave people alone holding the bag of truth by themselves,” she informed the host. “There’s no one I wish to get due process more than him.”
Watch the video to see Thurman’s complete interview with Meyers and weigh in on Weinstein.
Earlier this month, Thurman informed The New York Times Weinstein “attacked” her in his suite at the Savoy Hotel in London.
“It was such a bat to the head,” she informed the paper. “He pushed me down. He tried to shove himself on me. He tried to expose himself. He did all kinds of unpleasant things. But he didn’t actually put his back into it and force me. You’re like an animal wriggling away, like a lizard. I was doing anything I could to get the train back on the track. My track. Not his track.”
Thurman declared Weinstein sent her an arrangement of yellow roses after the supposed event together with a note that read “You have great instincts.”
In addition, she informed the paper the 2 entered into an argument over a script throughout a conference in Weinstein’s hotel space in Paris. She stated that Weinstein, using a bathrobe, led her to a steam bath. She declared he ended up being “very flustered and mad and he jumped and ran out.”
when Thurman asked Weinstein exactly what he was doing.
In a declaration to E! News, a representative for Weinstein stated the 2 had a “strong relationship” however acknowledged that the manufacturer made an “awkward pass” at her 25 years back.
“Mr. Weinstein acknowledges making an awkward pass 25 years ago at Ms. Thurman in England after misreading her signals, after a flirtatious exchange in Paris, for which he immediately apologized and deeply regrets,” the spokerson mentioned. “However, her claims about being physically assaulted are untrue. And this is the first time we have heard those details. There was no physical contact during Mr. Weinstein’s awkward pass and Mr. Weinstein is saddened and puzzled as to ‘why’ Ms. Thurman, someone he considers a colleague and a friend, waited 25 years to make these allegations public, noting that he and Ms. Thurman have shared a very close and mutually beneficial working relationship where they have made several very successful film projects together.”
Furthermore, Ilona Herman, a makeup artist, informed The New York Times Thurman later on informed her that Weinstein threatened to hinder the star’s profession.
In a declaration to The New York Times, Weinstein rejected through a representative attempting to threaten her potential customers. He did acknowledge her accounts in the steam bath and explained their working relationship as “flirtatious and fun.” The declaration likewise stated. “he immediately apologized.”
In addition, Thurman declared she informed Quentin Tarantino about the Savoy event which he ultimately faced Weinstein. She stated Weinstein later on provided her a “half-assed apology.”
While dealing with Tarantino and Weinstein on Kill Bill, Thurman stated Tarantino pressed her into carrying out a vehicle stunt for the movie– one that left her with a “permanently damaged neck” and “screwed-up knees.”
Thurman shared a video of her carrying out the stunt on Instagram previously this month. While she explained the event as “negligent to the point of criminality,” in the caption of the video, she likewise composed that she did not believe it was “with malicious intent.” In addition, she composed that Tarantino was “deeply regretful and remains remorseful about this sorry event.” She likewise declared he provided her the video footage years later on so she might expose it.
In an interview with Deadline, Tarantino explained the event as “one of the biggest regrets of my life.”
However, Thurman likewise composed that Lawrence Bender, E. Bennett Walsh, and Weinstein were “solely responsible” for the cover of the video footage.
“They lied, destroyed evidence, and continue to lie about the permanent harm they caused and then chose to suppress,” she composed in part of the caption. “The cover up did have malicious intent, and shame on these three for all eternity.”
In another declaration to E! News, Weinstein’s representative stated “Harvey had tremendous affection” for Thurman however that he rejected the claims.
“He did not give instructions to destroy the vehicle or orchestrate a cover-up and this is the first time he has learned that Ms. Thurman had any issues regarding the handling of her accident,” part of the declaration checked out. “In truth, she continued dealing with Mr. Weinstein on 3 more movies, consisting of The War with Grandpa, which was arranged to be launched this year.”
The representative included, “Ms. Thurman has reported in the past that that Mr. Weinstein personally came on set during the filming of the scene where she was being buried alive, concerned with her well-being, he demanded that they reconfigure the shot to her approval so that she felt more comfortable. We understand that members of the production team have stated to individuals in the media that Mr. Weinstein had nothing to do with the aftermath of the crash. Mr. Weinstein wishes Ms. Thurman would have spoken to him at the time to express her concerns and would like for her to provide any additional details so that he can assist in closing and repairing this chapter of her life.”
In a declaration to E! News, Bender likewise stated he “deeply regret that Uma suffered the pain she has;” nevertheless, the Kill Bill manufacturer likewise stated he “never hid anything from Uma or anyone else” which he didn’t take part in “any cover up of any kind”– including that he “never would.”