Famous Survivors: Celebrities Share Stories of Sexual Assault and Harassment in Hollywood

Though it’s only been a short time since the New York Times released its piece on the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, much has happened since then. More and more women have come forward with their stories of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood.

It’s important to share the stories of those who have struggled with this unfortunate reality in this industry. These are just some of the biggest names who have spoken up, now and in the past.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow smiling while holding a microphone

Gwyneth Paltrow | Vivien Killilea/Getty Images

Another New York Times article began with the account of the Oscar-winning actress and founder of Goop. While playing the eponymous character in Emma, a Miramax property under Weinstein, the executive reportedly asked her to his hotel room even before she began shooting.

Gwyneth Paltrow states that she turned down Weinstein’s suggestion to give each other massages (a common theme in his propositions). “I was a kid, I was signed up, I was petrified,” she said years later about the incident.

Next: This actress and director also had an encounter with Weinstein.

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