Natasha Henstridge alleged Harvey Weinstein
Natasha Henstridge has been the goal of multiple alleged serial sexual abuser in Hollywood, she revealed in an interview on Megyn Kelly Today on Wednesday. The actress was certainly one of a number of girls who got here ahead to talk out in opposition to filmmaker Brett Ratner in an preliminary report by the Los Angeles Times earlier this month. However Hentsridge advised Kelly that she can be among the many dozens of ladies reportedly focused by Harvey Weinstein.
“One factor led to a different and he turned very flirtatious. He did some horrible issues there as effectively. He pleasured himself in entrance of me.” Henstridge mentioned the producer masturbated in her presence in a resort during a business meeting on the Sundance Movie Competition. She added that she additionally “handle[d] to keep away from a bodily assault by him.”
Henstridge’s appearance on Megyn Kelly Today comes simply two weeks after the Los Angeles Instances printed her allegations towards Ratner. She advised the Instances that when she was a 19-yr-old, Ratner had compelled her to carry out oral sex. She had fallen asleep on his sofa watching a film with associates in his condo and woke up, discovered herself alone with him. He blocked the doorway when she tried to go away and “robust-armed me in an actual manner. He bodily compelled himself on me,” she informed the Instances. “Sooner or later, I gave in and he did his factor.”
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He simply received very aggressive,” she added. “Once you bodily don’t know what somebody is able to, if you end up afraid of them, you don’t know what they’re able to doing, and due to this fact you submit. And I submitted.”
Each Ratner and Weinstein, by way of a lawyer and a spokesperson, have denied the allegations. Ratner’s lawyer Martin Singer specifically disputed Henstridge’s account in addition to different accusations of sexual misconduct and harassment. A spokesperson for Weinstein has said that “any allegations of non-consensual assault are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein.”
After her encounter with Ratner, Henstridge transitioned from modelling to performing. She broke out as Sil, within the 1995 sci-fi movie Species. She has since appeared in dozens of movies and tv sequence, together with The Entire 9 Yards (2000), Ghost of Mars (2001) and She Spies (2002-2004).