Kate Beckinsale reveals shocking incident with Harvey Weinstein after Serendipity premiere 

Kate Beckinsale has recalled a stunning encounter with Harvey Weinstein after the disgraced film mogul was sentenced to 23 years in jail. 

The British actress penned an emotional Instagram message on Wednesday hours after Weinstein, 67, was sentenced in Manhattan felony court docket following his convictions final month for forcibly performing oral intercourse on manufacturing assistant Mimi Haleyi in 2006 and third diploma rape for the assault on Jessica Mann in 2013.

Kate recalled how Weinstein had compelled the forged of her hit 2001 film Serendipity to go forward with the New York premiere of the movie mere weeks after 9/11, earlier than accusing her of ‘ruining’ the premiere in a stunning rant. 

Reveal: Kate Beckinsale has recalled a stunning encounter with Harvey Weinstein, hours after the disgraced film mogul was sentenced to 23 years in jail (pictured at a Miramax social gathering in 2004)

Kate shared two pictures from the October 2001 premiere, exhibiting herself and Weinstein on the pink carpet.

She instructed her followers within the prolonged caption: ‘These pictures had been taken on the premiere of Serendipity on October 5, 2001. 

‘All of us refused to go as a result of holding a premiere mere weeks after 9/11 with town nonetheless smoking felt like essentially the most insensitive, tone deaf, disrespectful thought attainable.’

The actress revealed that ‘Harvey insisted. We flew into New York and someway bought by means of it.’

The ordeal wasn’t over as Kate revealed that the subsequent morning Weinstein invited her and her then two-year-old daughter Lily, who she shares with ex Michael Sheen, over for a playdate ‘together with his comparable aged daughter’.

Worked together: Kate recalled how Weinstein had forced the cast of her hit 2001 movie Serendipity to go ahead with the New York premiere of the film mere weeks after 9/11 (pictured at the premiere)

Labored collectively: Kate recalled how Weinstein had compelled the forged of her hit 2001 film Serendipity to go forward with the New York premiere of the movie mere weeks after 9/11 (pictured on the premiere) 

‘I stated okay,’ Kate wrote. ‘I turned up and he instantly known as for his nanny to take the infants to a different room to play. I went to go along with them and he stated “No, you wait right here .”’

Kate then went on to explain Weinstein’s terrifying rant, as he accused her of ruining the Serendipity premiere along with her selection of outfit, a white swimsuit and tie. 

‘The minute the door closed he began screaming “you silly f**king C**T, you C**T you ruined my premiere.” I had no thought what he was speaking about and began to shake.’

‘He stated, “If I’m throwing a pink carpet you get in a good costume, you shake your a** you shake your t**s you don’t go down it wanting like a f**king lesbian you silly f**king c**t .”‘

Remembering: Kate shared two pictures from the October 2001 premiere, exhibiting herself and Weinstein on the pink carpet

Emotional message: She instructed her followers within the prolonged caption: ‘All of us refused to go as a result of holding a premiere mere weeks after 9/11 with town nonetheless smoking felt like essentially the most insensitive, tone deaf, disrespectful thought attainable’

Kate continued: ‘The shock made me burst into tears. I attempted to say “Harvey, town is on hearth, individuals are nonetheless on the lookout for their relations none of us even felt the premiere was acceptable a lot much less popping out dressed prefer it’s a bachelor social gathering.”‘

‘He stated, ”I don’t care -it’s my f**king premiere and if I would like p***y on the pink carpet that’s what I get”. Screaming. Furious.’

Kate recalled that ‘I managed to get myself and my youngster out of there and sure that was one among many experiences I had that there was no recourse for.’

She identified that whereas the incident ‘falls beneath no felony I WAS punished for it, and for different situations the place I stated no to him for years, insidiously and seeming irreversibly.’

Run in: The ordeal wasn't over as Kate revealed that the next morning Weinstein invited her and her then two-year-old daughter Lily over for a playdate (Kate and Lily pictured in an Instagram photo)

Run in: The ordeal wasn’t over as Kate revealed that the subsequent morning Weinstein invited her and her then two-year-old daughter Lily over for a playdate (Kate and Lily pictured in an Instagram picture) 

Kate ended her assertion by expressing her aid when she heard Weinstein’s sentencing on Wednesday however cautioned that there are numerous different crimes that the convicted rapist is not going to be held accountable for in a court docket of regulation.

‘Listening to that he has gone to jail for 23 years is a large aid to me on behalf of all the ladies he sexually assaulted or raped, and I hope will probably be a deterrent to that kind of habits on this and another business.’ 

‘Having stated that, the crimes that aren’t crimes, the inhumane bullying and sick covert abuse for which there’s STILL no recourse regardless of who you inform (and I did inform), these too must go.’

‘I hope and pray that we as an business can begin to really outlaw all abuses of energy and expose them and remove them, for all genders, without end. And Rose, brava.’

Not happy: Kate then went on to describe Weinstein's terrifying rant, as he accused her of ruining the Serendipity premiere with her choice of outfit, a white suit and tie

Not joyful: Kate then went on to explain Weinstein’s terrifying rant, as he accused her of ruining the Serendipity premiere along with her selection of outfit, a white swimsuit and tie

On Wednesday Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in jail for intercourse crimes in a landmark #MeToo case that ended with six of his accusers sobbing and hugging one another from the entrance row of the courtroom. 

As soon as one among Hollywood’s most influential producers, Weinstein had confronted the opportunity of a most sentence of 29 years in jail.

The ex film mogul, who’s sick and won’t be eligible for parole for 20 years, was sentenced to 20 years on the felony intercourse act cost for forcibly performing oral intercourse on manufacturing assistant Mimi Haleyi in 2006.

He was sentenced to 3 years for third diploma rape for the assault on Jessica Mann in 2013. His protection group slammed the punishment as ‘obscene’ and already vowed to attraction.

Relief: Kate ended her statement by expressing her relief when she heard Weinstein's sentencing on Wednesday to 23 years in prison in a landmark #MeToo case (pictured in 2016)

Aid: Kate ended her assertion by expressing her aid when she heard Weinstein’s sentencing on Wednesday to 23 years in jail in a landmark #MeToo case (pictured in 2016)

Kate beforehand spoke about her first encounter with Weinstein in an October 2017 Instagram publish, revealing he got here onto her when she was only a 17-year-old ingénue with college the subsequent day.

Like a lot of his alleged victims, Beckinsale says Weinstein tried to assault her throughout a lodge room assembly early on in her profession.

‘I used to be known as to fulfill Harvey Weinstein on the Savoy Lodge after I was 17. I assumed it will be in a convention room which was quite common. Once I arrived, reception instructed me to go to his room,’ she wrote.

‘He opened the door in his bathrobe. I used to be extremely naive and younger and it didn’t cross my thoughts that this older, unattractive man would count on me to have any sexual curiosity in him. After declining alcohol and saying that I had college within the morning I left, uneasy however unscathed.’

Like many of his alleged victims, Beckinsale says Weinstein tried to assault her during a hotel room meeting early on in her career

Like a lot of his alleged victims, Beckinsale says Weinstein tried to assault her throughout a lodge room assembly early on in her profession

Just a few years later, the British actress says Weinstein recalled their first assembly and requested if he had ‘tried something’. 

‘I spotted he could not bear in mind if he had assaulted me or not,’ Beckinsale stated.  

Beckinsale, whose dad and mom had been each actors as properly, says turning Weinstein down negatively impacted her profession.  

‘I had what I assumed had been boundaries – I stated no to him professionally many instances through the years – a few of which ended up with him screaming at me calling me a c*** and making threats, a few of which made him laughingly inform folks oh “Kate lives to say no to me.” 

Ambitious: Turning down the movie mogul 'undoubtedly' hurt her career, Beckinsale said

Bold: Turning down the film mogul ‘undoubtedly’ harm her profession, Beckinsale stated 

‘It speaks to the established order on this enterprise that I used to be conscious that standing up for myself and saying no to issues, whereas it did enable me to really feel uncompromised in myself, undoubtedly harmed my profession and was by no means one thing I felt supported by anybody aside from my household,’ she stated. 

Beckinsale additionally instructed the story of how Weinstein allegedly threatened a male pal of hers, after he warned one other younger actress concerning the producer’s predatory habits.

‘I had a male pal who, primarily based on my expertise, warned a younger actress who stated she was going to dinner with Harvey to watch out. He acquired a telephone name the subsequent day saying he would by no means work in one other Miramax movie; the woman was already sleeping with Harvey and had instructed him that my pal had warned her of,’ Beckinsale says. 

 


Germaine K. Curran

Germaine K. Curran

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