Producer Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case created a storm in Hollywood when actors such as Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow spoke about their experiences with the producer. Prior to the recent uproar, Weinstein had a powerful position in the industry for three decades and was known for producing films like "Pulp Fiction" and "Shakespeare in Love". Many big Hollywood names including Meryl Streep, Judi Dench, George Clooney, Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio have spoken out against Weinstein in the past few days.
Earlier on Friday, after a suspension from Twitter, actress Rose McGowan re-emerged on Thursday, and stated what she has long suggested: “HW raped me.” “HW” was apparently in reference to Harvey Weinstein, the embattled former Weinstein Co. co-chairman.
Furthermore, on Friday, British supermodel and actress Cara Delevingne took to her Instagram handle and revealed her horrifying experience with the producer.
While Variety.com reported her statement, another shocking case turned up in the comments section wherein, Simone Sheffield told Variety.com, that Harvey Weinstein was desperate to meet Bollywood celebrity Aishwarya Rai Bachchan but her manager saved her from him in every possible way.
Simone Sheffield, told Variety.com, "I use to manage Indian actress Aishwarya Rai. While dealing with Harvey, I found it comical how hard he tried to get Aishwarya alone. But he was a pig, looked and acted like a big bully pig. He asked me to leave the meeting numerous times and I politely declined.” She added, “When Ash and I returned to our hotel, I sent Harvey a steel pig trough filled with DIET COKE as a thank you gift for the meeting. Yes, we did do business and Yes, he eventually threatened me. Told me I’d never work in this business, blah blah blah….what I said to him I can’t print. But you can be sure, I never gave him the opportunity to even breathe on my client”
Here's what she said:
Simone Sheffield is an African American and Cherokee Indian talent manager. While she has managed Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, she has also managed Bipasha Basu. According to reports, in 2011, after serving as Aishwarya Rai's International Representative for over nine years, Sheffield officially terminated her relationship with the former.
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