Why Jason Priestley Punched Harvey Weinstein In the Face Back In 1995

18 December, 2017, 03:13 | Author: Angelina Schmidt
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"After this meeting we were told by Miramax to steer clear of both Ashley and Mira, because they claimed to have had "bad experiences" with these particular actresses in the past", Jackson recalled. "I was leaving when he grabbed me by the arm and said 'what are you doing?' I said 'you told me leave, I'm leaving, '" Priestley, 48, said in a series of tweets. You just told me to leave.

'Of course there is more to the story... '95 Golden Globes.at the Miramax Party.

Sorvino said on Twitter that she "burst out crying" when she read Jackson's remarks, calling them "confirmation that Harvey Weinstein derailed my career, something I suspected but was unsure".

"He at that point gets me more tightly and says, 'For what reason don't we go outside and discuss this.' That was all I expected to hear".

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Weinstein allegedly said Jason didn't have to exit the party, and after it became increasingly tense, Harvey said they should go outside and "talk about it", and Jason pushed him away and then hit him in the face. Zwigoff alleged, however, that every time he mentioned her name "over the phone to the Weinsteins", the sibling producers would immediately hang up. "Suddenly, there were security guards pulling us apart and I was escorted out of the party ..."

First, film director, Peter Jackson, came clean about his "unwitting" connection to blacklisting two actresses: Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino.

Last week, Jackson told Stuff that he remembers Miramax shooting down the idea of casting either Sorvino or Judd in Lord of the Rings during the period that the film was going to be produced by the company.

Weinstein is the central figure of the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal, in which dozens of actresses have accused him of misconduct.

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Harvey Weinstein on Friday denied barring actresses Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino from working on the movie adaptation of "The Lord of the Rings" or blacklisting them from further projects.

And the representative explained how Weinstein had cast Ashley in 2002's "Frida" and 2009's "Crossing Over", and wanted her to appear in "Good Will Hunting".

Now, Peter Jackson fills in the gaps.

"In hindsight, I realise that this was very likely the Miramax smear campaign in full swing", Jackson said.

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"Amongst the many names raised, Fran [Walsh] and I expressed our enthusiasm for Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino".

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