Mira Sorvino Praises Dad Paul for His Weinstein Reaction

Angelo Anderson
January 12, 2018

Mira Sorvino, 50, praised her father Paul Sorvino on Twitter after he stood up for her in a TMZ interview Wednesday regarding Harvey Weinstein allegedly making unwanted advances on his daughter and then blacklisting her from future movie roles.

"He's gonna go to jail", the "Goodfellas" star said.

Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson has said he passed on casting Mira Sorvino for the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy because Weinstein's company had smeared her as hard.

"I will kill the motherf**ker".

"My daughter. doesn't deserve to have been treated that way by this pig", he said. He started massaging her shoulders before trying "to get more physical, sort of chasing me around", Sorvino said. He outlined the interaction between Sorvino and TMZ, and mentioned the connection between Weinstein and Mira.

Harvey Weinstein reportedly derailed Mira Sorvino's career. The law will get him. But according to Jackson, Weinstein's production company Miramax discouraged him. He's going to go to jail and die in jail.

After this meeting we were told by Miramax to steer clear of both Ashley and Mira, because they claimed to have had "bad experiences" with these particular actresses in the past, ' said Jackson in a statement to Deadline.

'At the time, we had no reason to question what these guys were telling us - but in hindsight, I realize that this was very likely the Miramax smear campaign in full swing'.

He then added: "I now suspect we were fed false information about these talented women - and as a direct result their names were removed from our casting list".

Despite his heavy threat towards Weinstein, Mira has tweeted support for her father.

"I have lived in vague fear of Harvey Weinstein for over 20 years".

Just seeing this after I awoke.

Harvey Weinstein and Sir Peter Jackson worked together on The Lord of the Rings. And good for him if he goes, because if not, he has to meet me.

In a column published by Time magazine on October 11, 2017, Mira Sorvino detailed her experiences with the powerful studio head, saying she "lived in vague fear of Harvey Weinstein for over 20 years".

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