Another actress has stepped forward and accused notorious Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, as reported by NY Daily News.
Lauren Holly, who starred in Dumb and Dumber, appeared on a Canadian talk show and told the hosts that Weinstein lured her to a hotel room two decades ago and disrobed without warning, getting completely naked. She also said that the disgraced executive used the toilet in front of her and pressured her to massage his naked body.
When she refused, she said, Weinstein became “angry,” telling her it would be a “bad decision” for her career if she did not comply.
“When he came toward me, everything changed. The adrenaline rush I felt. I wanted to flee. I was scared,” she said. “He told me I looked stressed. He said that he thought maybe I could use a massage. Maybe I could give him a massage. I began sort of just babbling like I was a child.”
“I began to get really afraid, to be honest. I had to get out of there.”
Holly said she pushed him and ran out of the hotel room, tears streaming down her face and hives covering her body. When she told industry friends what had happened, they allegedly replied “Then you need to keep your mouth shut, because it’s Harvey Weinstein.”
The NCIS actress also said that he approached her 18 months later, again inviting her to a hotel room. She declined, calling Weinstein a “monster” and a “beast.”
Lauren Holly describes Harvey Weinstein harassment: 'I wanted to flee' https://t.co/jJOjaMSnOy
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Weinstein has been accused of sexually harassing a spate of women, including Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow, and has been accused of sexually assaulting Rose McGowan and Asia Argento, among others, as previously reported by CrimeOnline.
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