Jump to navigation. Earlier this year, Hollywood was rocked by allegations of rape and sexual harassment against Harvey Weinstein. Salma Hayek has now come forward with her "painful episode" courtesy the disgraced producer. She talks about her brush with Harvey in the early days of her career. Salma and Harvey first collaborated on Frida , a film based on the life surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, which she starred in and co-produced. Salma revealed that she was extremely excited to work with him, but her happiness soon turned into a nightmare.
Salma Hayek says Harvey Weinstein forced her to do sex scene in 'Frida'
Harvey Weinstein “Does Not Recall” Pressuring Salma Hayek To Do Sex Scenes In ‘Frida’ – Deadline
In a searing personal essay for The New York Times , actress Salma Hayek writes that she too has several awful stories to share about Harvey Weinstein. At one point, Weinstein even allegedly threatened her life. Though the experience took a toll on her, Hayek kept the allegations to herself for years. She claims she frequently had to reject his sexual propositions, which included Weinstein asking her to take a shower with him or letting him watch her shower, asking to give her a massage, asking her to let a naked friend of his give her a massage, asking her for oral sex, and asking her to get naked with another woman.
Salma Hayek alleges 'monster' Harvey Weinstein forced her to do a sex scene with another woman
Actress Salma Hayek said Wednesday that disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein threatened to shut down production of her dream movie, "Frida," unless "I agreed to do a sex scene with another woman. There was no room for negotiation. I had to say yes. Hayek, 51, said she was motivated to tell her harrowing story about the man she refers to as "my monster" by the flood of women who have come forward with accusations of sexual misconduct against Weinstein.
By Dino-Ray Ramos. Hayek with Geoffrey Rush. While Jennifer Lopez was interested in playing Frida and at the time was a bigger star, Mr. Weinstein overruled other investors to back Salma as the lead. The movie opened in multiple theaters and was supported by a huge advertising campaign and an enormous Academy Awards budget.