American actress and TV host Oprah Winfrey is ready on certain conditions to interview producer Harvey Weinstein, who worked with him dozens of women accused of sexual harassment. However, she denied the information on readiness publicly to support him. On Saturday, October 14, reports TMZ.
“Oprah is talking to Harvey Weinstein. One of his representatives contacted her to see if she can talk to him. She said Yes, but only for an interview with him. At the moment, plans for such an interview is not” — said the publication representative of Winfrey.
However, he noted that the presenter may agree to an interview only in the case that Weinstein promise “to tell the truth”.
At the same time, Weinstein has repeatedly said that Winfrey called him and promised to support him if the producer will speak to reporters a statement regarding the unfolding scandal around it.
Earlier, on October 12, it was reported that the NYPD resumed its investigation against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. A case of harassment was opened in 2004.
Before that, several who worked with Weinstein of women said sexual harassment on his part. In particular, the actress Lucia Evans accused the producer in forced oral sex and actress Asia Argento stated that Weinstein had raped her when she was 21. The harassment also complained about Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Weinstein dismissed from the post of co-Chairman of the Weinstein Co October 9, after the appearance of the article in the New York Times. The publication alleged that he entered into eight settlement agreements with the women who have accused him of unwanted physical contact for three decades.