Hollywood filmmaker Harvey Weinstein on Friday surrendered to New York Police, months after the Pulp Fiction producer was accused by several women of sexual misconduct. The allegations trigger the famous #MeToo movement in the industry and brought into limelight the deep-rooted culture of sexual harassment in tinsel town.
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, while giving an interview on Howard Stern's Sirius XM radio show, revealed that her former boyfriend Brad Pitt had threatened to kill the Flirting with Disaster producer after she narrated her ordeal to him.
The Iron Man actress said that Pitt had confronted Harvey Weinstein when he made inappropriate advancements to her. The Sliding Doors star opened up her harrowing experiences with the Hollywood movie mogul ahead of his surrender to New York Police.
Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow were seeing each other in the 1990s. The Proof actress revealed that Harvey Weinstein asked her for a massage when the two of them were alone in a hotel room.
Paltrow had immediately informed Pitt about the misconduct and the Fight Club actor confronted the producer when the three celebrities attended the opening of "Hamlet on Broadway.
Brad Pitt then allegedly warned Weinstein by saying, "If you ever make her feel uncomfortable again, I'll kill you."
Gwyneth Paltrow approved Pitt's actions and said "He leveraged his fame and power to protect me at a time when I didn't have fame and power yet’’.
(With agency inputs)