Gwyneth Paltrow says Brad Pitt once threatened Harvey Weinstein

Angelo Anderson
May 26, 2018

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow recalled the moment Brad Pitt threatened to kill Harvey Weinstein after the disgraced producer sexually harassed her in the 1990s. The actress mentioned that Pitt confronted Weinstein after learning about her story, and now she has provided the details about said encounter.

Gwyneth told Brad what happened right away and when they were at the opening night of Hamlet on Broadway, he chose to confront Harvey.

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Paltrow said the entire incident with Harvey had her "shaken".

"I was a kid, I was signed up, I was petrified", said Paltrow to the Times in October of the incident.

Gwyneth Paltrow says Brad Pitt once threatened Harvey Weinstein
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The Iron Man star has finally broken her silence on what happened the night Pitt confronted Weinstein in 1995, during a recent appearance on The Howard Stern Show. According to Paltrow, Weinstein ended up placing his hands on her and suggesting they head to the bedroom for a massage.

When the interviewer said he loved Pitt for what he did, Paltrow said "he is the best" and that she too loves him for it. "I love him for this". "[Brad]'s fantastic", she gushed. "He got right in his face, poked him in the chest and said, 'You will not ever do this to Gwyneth ever again'".

When Gwyneth Paltrow revealed in the New York Times exposé that she was one of Harvey Weinstein's victims, she also told the world about something incredible Brad Pitt did for her. I was afraid! And Brad Pitt, we were at the opening of Hamlet on Broadway, that Ralph Fiennes was in, and Harvey was there. Weinstein, 66, has consistently denied all allegations of non-consensual sex.

Asked by Stern if she thought Pitt overstepped in his protectiveness, Paltrow said she thought the encounter was "fantastic".


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