Blake Lively Breaks Her Silence On Sexual Harassment After Celebrities Accused Harvey Weinstein
The Accepted actress Blake Lively has opened up about her experience with sexual harassment after female celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie came forward with the allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
The 30-year-old actress revealed her terrifying experience with sexual harassment. However, it was allegedly at the hands of a makeup artist.
Blake Lively opens up about her sexual harassment experience
Source: IBTimes India
Lively told the Los Angeles Times,
He was saying things inappropriately, insisting on putting my lipstick on with his finger. I was sleeping one night on location, and I woke up, and he was filming me.
She continued, “I was clothed, but it was a very voyeuristic, terrifying things to do.”
She told she later talked the matter with the producer and she also complained to a lawyer- opened up an investigation that caused the makeup artist fired from the project, however, it didn’t prevent him from working in the industry.
Lively had spoken out on Weinstein’s allegations on Tuesday, 10th Oct. There she told The Hollywood Reporter she never had such kind of experience with Harvey. She told:
That was never my experience with Harvey in any way whatsoever, and I think that if people heard these stories… I do believe in humanity enough to think that this wouldn’t have just continued.
She added, “I never heard any stories like this- I never heard anything specific—but it’s devastating to hear.”
Blake Lively with her Husband Ryan Reynolds
Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct allegations came forward after The New York Times reported actress Ashley Judd including other two women accused him of sexual harassment- which was later continued by news anchor Lauren Sivan.
After the series of sexual misconduct allegations, which have been stretching since last three decades, the Hollywood Mogul Weinstein has fired from his studio The Weinstein Company. Moreover, his wife and the British fashion designer Georgina Chapman has left him calling his mistakes as ‘’unforgivable’’.