People from throughout Hollywood and media rallied behind Uma Thurman after the Kill Bill star openly comprehensive her sexual attack allegations versus Harvey Weinstein in The New York Times
The starlet mentioned in a piece released Saturday that the now-disgraced motion picture manufacturer physically assaulted her in a London hotel space and later on threatened to damage her profession. Weinstein rejected the allegations in a declaration acquired by EW, though confessed to “making an awkward pass” at Thurman 25 years earlier in England.
“I love you, Uma Thurman,” tweeted Asia Argento, among the lots of other females in Hollywood who have actually implicated Weinstein of unwanted sexual advances and attack. (Weinstein, who is presently in treatment, has actually rejected any circumstances of nonconsensual sex.)
Thurman likewise mentioned she had actually informed director Quentin Tarantino about Weinstein’s habits towards her. In a different event, the director pushed her into carrying out a scene in Kill Bill that triggered long-term injury, Thurman stated. The Times released never-before-seen video of the on-set auto accident. Representatives for Tarantino did not instantly react to EW’s ask for remark.
“I’m so furious after reading this,” filmmaker Lexi Alexander tweeted of The Times‘ piece. “To almost kill an actress in a stunt…for no other reason but an egomaniac director flaunting power. Meantime, 1st ADs, stunt choreographers, the teamster who warned Uma…they all would have suffered career-ending consequences had she died.”
“If a filmmaker likes showing you women and people of colour bloodied and brutalised -it’s because that’s what he wants to look at,” Scottish starlet Morven Christie ( Ordeal By Innocence) composed. “Not rocket science, is it?”
RuPaul, Women’s March organizers, and Women and Hollywood creator Melissa Silverstein likewise shared Thurman’s story in The Times.
“Every time I read another one of these startling revelations about what women are put through in Hollywood my heart aches,” Silverstein tweeted.
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