Uma Thurman decided to say every detail of her relationships with the Harvey Weinstein. In the nineties, the actress experienced an attempted sexual assault in Weinstein’s suite at the Savoy hotel in London.
Quentin Tarantino’s favourite actress, Uma Thurman, gave an interview with the New York Times, the actress revealed all the details of her relations with Harvey Weinstein. In the mid-1990s, the film producer attempted to rape her in the hotel suite, said Uma.
Kill Bill and Pulp Fiction star confessed that last autumn she wasn’t ready to reveal her bitter experience with Mr Weinstein, but now it is the right time. Speaking to the New York Times, Uma Thurman said:
‘It was such a bat to the head. 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.’
According to Uma, the attempted assault in London came after a meeting with Weinstein in a hotel room in Paris, during which he wore a bathrobe. The actress said:
“I didn’t feel threatened. I thought he was being super idiosyncratic, like this was your kooky, eccentric uncle.”
Uma added the producer instructed her to follow him down a hallway.
“I followed him through a door and it was a steam room,” she said. “And I was standing there in my full black leather outfit – boots, pants, jacket. And it was so hot and I said, ‘This is ridiculous, what are you doing?’ And he was getting very flustered and mad and he jumped up and ran out.”
Where is Harvey Weinstein now?
The Hollywood mogul is now in therapy in Arizona, New York and British police investigating Weinstein meanwhile. He has denied all allegations of non-consensual sexual contact.
A spokesman for Weinstein told the Times Thurman “very well could have said this”.
Weinstein’s spokesperson denied any threat to Thurman’s career and said the producer thought she was “a brilliant actress” with whom he had had “a flirtatious and fun working relationship”.
“Mr Weinstein acknowledges making a pass at Ms Thurman in England after misreading her signals in Paris,” the spokesperson said. “He immediately apologized.”