Hurley: Weinstein never asked me to massage him

The 52-year-old singer pronounced she has “known Harvey for 22 years”, and “can overtly contend he positively never asked me to massage him”.

“I’ve listened about it,” she pronounced of Hollywood’s barbarous “casting couch” problem.

“But not about Harvey as it happens, no,” she added.

“Of march we’ve always listened that there are predatorial people in every business. Hollywood, of march – everywhere.”

Weinstein has been fired from his own film company after a fibre of passionate allegations by women were published in The New York Times last week.

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Actresses including Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan have come forward, accusing the writer of passionate harassment.

In a statement, Weinstein conceded causing “a lot of pain” and asked for “a second chance“, blaming his actions on the workplace enlightenment in the ’60s and ’70s.

But he and his lawyers have also criticised the New York Times report, vowing an assertive response.

A-listers like Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Jessica Chastain, Mark Ruffalo and George Clooney have all come brazen criticising Weinstein.

“The infamous news about Harvey Weinstein has confounded those of us whose work he championed, and those whose good and estimable causes he supported,” pronounced Streep, who has worked with the writer in several films.

“I was warned from the beginning. The stories were everywhere,” tweeted Chastain.

“To repudiate that is to create an sourroundings for it to occur again.”

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Meryl Streep with Harvey Weinstein in 2014

Clooney called Weinstein’s purported actions “indefensible”, while Kate Winslet released a prolonged matter saying: “The way Harvey Weinstein has treated these vulnerable, gifted immature women is not the way women should ever, ever hold to be excusable or hackneyed in any workplace.”

But not everybody is on the same page.

On Sunday, conform engineer Donna Karan gave an talk to the Daily Mail fortifying Weinstein and accusing women in the attention of “asking for it”.

“You demeanour at all all over the universe currently and how women are sauce and what they are asking by just presenting themselves the way they do,” she said.

“What are they asking for? Trouble.”

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Fashion engineer Donna Karan gave an talk fortifying Weinstein

Hurley is the latest star to import in on the liaison involving the man behind such cinema as Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare In Love and The King’s Speech.

The British star has lived in Hollywood for 10 years, and has starred in over 30 film, but pronounced she has privately “never encountered a casting cot situation”.

“Ever. we don’t know if we demeanour like someone who would give a karate clout if they … we don’t know – we never have,” she said.

“Of march if he has finished those things, it’s horrible,” Hurley pronounced of Weinstein.

“And I’m very contemptible for those women.”

Hurley combined she didn’t consider passionate nuisance was “a Hollywood problem per se”.

“It’s presumably a universe problem,” she said.

“It’s a bigger issue.”

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