Rose McGowan's ex-boyfriend Robert Rodriguez revealed that he cast her in Grindhouse to spite Harvey Weinstein because he knew the former executive allegedly sexually assaulted the actress. Both Ms. Woodward and Ms. McGowan were shocked when, only a few months afterward, Ms. Messick accepted a job working as vice president for development at Miramax, then run by Mr. Weinstein.
According to the Associated Press, the actress said, "The triggering has been insane - the monster's face everywhere, my nightmare".
The original expose story, published on 5 October, was followed by multiple allegations from dozens of women accusing the Hollywood producer of sexual harassment and assault. "I think she's awesome and really talented and I'm going to cast her in my next movie, '" the director said.
Weinstein, through his spokesperson, has denied "any allegations of non-consensual sex".
Annabella Sciorra says Harvey Weinstein violently raped her
Sciorra chose to come public after the recent outpouring of allegations against the former Miramax director. Sciorra said he pushed her onto the bed and got on top of her before proceeding to "force her to have sex".
She said she declined the offer one day before a bombshell Times report set off a deluge of sexual harassment and assault allegations against Weinstein. "And you know what, I'm just like you". What happened to me behind the scenes happens to all of us in this society. It is the mirror you are given to look into.
In the wake of the shocking revelations about Harvey Weinstein and his abuse of power against women who worked with him over the years, one more outspoken voice against him has been actress Rose McGowan. And she now says he recently tried to pay her off, to the tune of $1 million. I have been harassed. On her way out, she said, he pointed out the hotel room's bath tub. "No more. Name it. Shame it. Call it out".
"I know for me, I went out and actively reached out to men in the business that I know could be allies. This what you are as a woman, this is what you are as a man, this is what you are as a boy, girl, gay, straight, transgender but it's all told through 96% males in the Directors Guild of America".
"For all of us who have been grabbed by the motherf--ing p--", she announced, referencing Donald Trump's infamous Access Hollywood tape, where the reality show host was caught on a hot mic making the same brand of unwanted advances.