Cara Delevingne accuses Weinstein of harassment
The actress says she subsequently appeared in a film by his production company and adds that she “felt awful that I did the movie”
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(FILES) This file photo taken on July 24, 2017 shows British model and actress Cara Delevingne posing for a photograph upon arrival for the European premiere of "Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets" in London. Model and actress Cara Delevingne on October 11, 2017 accused disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of propositioning her and attempting to kiss her after a meeting about an upcoming film. In a statement released via her publicist, the 25-year-old alleged she had initially received an "uncomfortable call" from the producer, during which he questioned her about her sexuality./ AFP / Chris J Ratcliffe
Model and actress Cara Delevingne is joining the long list of Harvey Weinstein accusers.
She says in a lengthy Instagram post that Weinstein brought up sexual subjects during more than one business meeting and also tried to get Delevingne to kiss a woman in front of him.
She says she did not participate and left the room. She says she subsequently appeared in a Weinstein Co. film and adds that she “felt awful that I did the movie.”
She says she was afraid to speak out at the time of the incident because she feared she may have somehow been responsible and didn’t want to hurt his family.
Delevingne says in a second post on Wednesday that abuse of women by powerful men happens in every industry. She urged victims to speak out.
A message sent to a Weinstein spokeswoman was not immediately returned.