Damon admitted that he knew that Gwyneth Paltrow had a negative experience with Weinstein early on in her career and he still worked with him. And she said. she could find, you know, in her line of work, which is human rights law. there have been plenty of instances where some guy has tried, you know, to make their move,"George Clooney stated".
"You had to spend five minutes with him to know he was a bully, he was intimidating".
Moore added that the issue of abuse in Hollywood needs to be tackled on a practical level, saying: "There are some lawyers in NY right now working on eradicating non disclosure agreements in the case of sexual harassment and I think this is absolutely the right way to go".
Telling Strahan he now knows the truth behind what Weinstein had described as an "affair", he added, "The idea that this predator - this assaulter - was out there silencing women like that.it's beyond infuriating". "I think they're on notice. And clearly they didn't", Clooney said.
His comments come after more than 40 women came forward to accuse Weinstein of sexual harassment or sexual assault, with the allegations spanning decades.
The Oscar-winning director had voiced his concern about Hollywood slipping into a "witch-hunt" culture in the aftermath of Harvey Weinstein scandal where multiple women accused the producer of sexual misconduct.
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"At the point when individuals say "everyone knew" - Yeah, I knew he was a butt hole", Damon proceeded.
'I wanted it to be entertaining, wanted it to be fun... and if along the way people want to talk about it great, that's what you hope for'.
While Weinstein was notoriously hard to work with, Damon said the sexual harassment allegations were not common knowledge. Weinstein maintains all sexual activity was freely given and not coerced.
"I knew the story of Gwyneth, from Ben, 'cause he was with her after Brad (Pitt)... but I was working with Gwyneth with Harvey on Ripley", he recalled.
Damon said Weinstein's "darkness" was done in private, and he never saw it take place.
Weinstein has denied all allegations of non-consensual sex. Damon continued on Clooney's thought and had this to say. I knew he was an a**hole.
But the tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge (Matt Damon) must navigate the town's dark underbelly of betrayal, deceit, and violence. "[Moving forward] Let's stop having meetings in hotel rooms - you can have it in the restaurant downstairs".
"People who worked for him were, like, "I'm coming to make good movies".