Nicole Kidman joined the refrain of voices supporting the various girls who’ve accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment.
Kidman’s publicist despatched the actress’ observation to HuffPost and different media shops on Tuesday: “As I’ve stated before publicly, I support and applaud all women and these women who speak out against any abuse and misuse of power ― be it domestic violence or sexual harassment in the workforce. We need to eradicate this behavior.”
Kidman labored with Weinstein as not too long ago as closing yr. She earned an Oscar nomination for “Lion,” which The Weinstein Company allotted. From 2001 to 2003, Kidman additionally starred in different films for Miramax, the tough studio that Weinstein controlled prior to launching TWC: “Birthday Girl,” “The Others,” “The Hours” (which gained Kidman an Oscar), “The Human Stain” and “Cold Mountain.”
Many actors and actresses have denounced Weinstein following years’ value of tense sexual harassment allegations, constituting an open secret in Hollywood that The New York Times officially reported closing week. (Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan have been amongst Weinstein’s accusers.)
In the times because the Times’ bombshell, Meryl Streep, Judi Dench, Kate Winslet, Lena Dunham, Ben Affleck, George Clooney, Jennifer Lawrence and extra have expressed beef up for the sufferers of Weinstein’s revolting advances. On Tuesday, the Times reported that Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rosanna Arquette and Judith Godrèche have been additionally subjected to his alleged conduct, as have been many ladies who didn’t pass on to steer the similar illustrious careers.
A New Yorker file revealed Tuesday integrated audio of Weinstein admitting to groping a Filipina-Italian type and making an attempt to entice her into his resort room.
Kidman additionally spoke out towards home violence closing month whilst accepting the Emmy for her efficiency in “Big Little Lies.”
“We’ve shone a light on domestic abuse,” she stated. “It is a complicated, insidious disease. It exists far more than we allow ourselves to know. It is filled with shame and secrecy, and by you acknowledging me with this award, it shines a light on it even more. So thank you, thank you, thank you. I bow down to you.”
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