'We’re at a point in time when women need to send a clear message that this is over,' said Paltrow.
He began to massage her shoulders while the two were alone in a hotel room at the Toronto Film Festival according to Sorvino, who said that he then tried to take things further but she was able to ward him off at the time.
A few weeks later he managed to bypass her doorman and make it up to her apartment around midnight, at which point she told him her boyfriend was on the way after calling a male friend to rush over.
Sorvino believe that this rejection of Weinstein ultimately hurt her career.'There may have been other factors, but I definitely felt iced out and that my rejection of Harvey had something to do with it,' said the actress. 'She later added that her story 'pales in comparison' to some of the others. I take full responsibility for not being the friend I should have been. @Ro Arquette,' wrote Ellen Barkin (above)Arquette says that her encounter with Weinstein happened in the early nineties, when she had been sent to pick up a script from the producer at a restaurant in Beverly Hills.
At the time, Paltrow was preparing to shoot the lead role in Miramax's new adaptation of Jane Austen's 'Emma' alongside Toni Collette and Ewan Mc Gregor.'He screamed at me for a long time,' said Paltrow.'It was brutal.'A few years later she was a superstar and Oscar winner, but she did not have the power to share her story.
'I was expected to keep the secret,' said Paltrow, who called Weinstein 'alternately generous and supportive and championing, and punitive and bullying.'She has now decided however to no longer staying quiet.