Harvey Weinstein: Matt Damon admits Ben Affleck told him of Paltrow harassment

24 October, 2017, 00:40 | Author: Pamela Mathis
  • Cast member Julianne Moore attends the premiere for ‘Suburbicon’ in Los Angeles California

George Clooney turned out to launch the latest film he directed Suburbicon in Los Angeles on Sunday amid an ongoing issue in Hollywood about sexual harassment of women.

Damon and Clooney were interviewed on Good Morning America on Monday to promote their new movie Suburbicon.

Clooney, who's directing the film, and Damon, who plays the lead alongside Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac, elaborated on what they knew about Weinstein prior to the bombshell New York Times report earlier this month.

"I knew he was ... a womanizer", Damon added.

"You had to spend five minutes with him to know he was a bully, he was intimidating". But. this level of criminal sexual predation is not something that I ever thought was going on. "I think they're on notice".

Over the past few weeks, many celebrities have said that they were aware that Harvey Weinstein was a bit hard to work with and could be verbally abusive but that they did not know he was allegedly sexually abusing women as well.

Get fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events. There have been many stories written about the accusations against Weinstein, with more than one person in Hollywood claiming that everybody knew about the Hollywood mogul's actions for years, but never spoke up. "I talked with my wife [Amal] about this".

Damon added that he believes Weinstein never engaged in sexually inappropriate behavior while in public, and also apologized if he had missed any blatant evidence of wrongdoing. Be that as it may, the two men having been a major piece of Weinstein's reality, they came all around arranged for those inquiries.

More than 40 women have come forward to accuse Weinstein of sexual harassment or sexual assault, with allegations spanning decades. I knew he was an a**hole.

"[Weinstein] didn't do it out in the open", Damon said of the alleged harassment against women.

"My wife is a very smart, very together, very accomplished human rights lawyer and she said, "There have been times in my life, in the law community, [that] I had to tell someone to knock it off, ' so it happens everywhere", George told Extra".

"I knew the story about Gwyneth from Ben because he was with her after [her relationship with] Brad [Pitt]", the Oscar victor, 47, told GMA contributor Michael Strahan.

Matt Damon and Robin Williams starred in Good Will Hunting.

"I knew that story". "Could you survive a meeting with Harvey?". I didn't work with him after that.



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