Almost 3 decades ago, a Miramax staffer told her boss that Harvey Weinstein had walked into her bedroom naked.
Oscar-nominated writer Elizabeth Karlsen, who worked on cinema including “Carol” and “The Crying Game,” pronounced a immature executive told her in the late 1980s or early ‘90s that Weinstein had “appeared exposed in her bedroom.”
The staffer’s room was in a residence in London that Miramax was renting to save costs, she said.
“I don’t know the border of what did happen, but there was an out-of-court allotment and she left the company,” Karlsen told the Hollywood Reporter.
The report comes days after an bomb New York Times essay about a story of passionate nuisance dating back decades from the conduct of Weinstein Co.
Accusations came from Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan and other women who have not nonetheless been named.
Late Sunday night, Weinstein was fired by his house of directors.
“In light of new information about bungle by Harvey Weinstein that has emerged in the past few days, the directors of The Weinstein Company – Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard Koenigsberg and Tarak Ben Ammar – have determined, and have sensitive Harvey Weinstein, that his practice with The Weinstein Company is terminated, effective immediately,” the company pronounced in a statement.
Karlsen pronounced Weinstein’s function was allowed to go on for so prolonged since of a “culture of fear.”
“”We all have to ask ourselves – those of us who knew – because do we feel incompetent and unempowered to do something?” she pronounced to the Hollywood Reporter.
“And we consider the answers are very difficult and have to do with energy structure as a whole in multitude and women’s place in it.”
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