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Jolie, Paltrow Accuse Weinstein of Harassment

Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie are the latest to allege sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein. Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie are the latest to allege sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein. |  Photo: ABC

October 10, 2017 02:29 PM

NEW YORK (AP) - Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and other actresses have come forward with their own stories of sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein.

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In a follow-up to its earlier expose, The New York Times on Tuesday reported that many other actresses have in recent days added to the chorus of accusations surrounding Weinstein. Paltrow described his attempt to lure her, as a then young aspiring actress, into giving him a massage in a hotel room. The incident prompted her then-boyfriend Brad Pitt to confront Weinstein at a film premiere.

Angelina Jolie also told the paper that she has "a bad experience with Harvey Weinstein in my youth." Since, she said, she has refused to work with him and "warn others when they did."

It was the second new development of allegations against Weinstein on Tuesday. Earlier, The New Yorker published a piece detailing, among other things, in which three women accuse Weinstein of raping them.

Representatives for Weinstein have not responded to messages Tuesday. The New Yorker quoted Weinstein representative Sallie Hofmeister responding that "any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein."


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