Lupita Nyong’o is the latest of Hollywood actresses to drop a bombshell on how movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein, sexually harassed her.
While granting an interview with New York Times, the academy award winner gave a deep insight on the two times she was sexually harassed by Harvey Weinstein.
She said she decided to speak out after she heard all the women who were harassed by Weinstein.
She said the revelations resurfaced memories she had tried to forget.
“I met Harvey Weinstein in 2011 at an awards ceremony in Berlin, while I was still a student at the Yale School of Drama.
An intermediary introduced him to me as “the most powerful producer in Hollywood.
” As an aspiring actress, I was, of course, eager to meet people in the industry but cautious about strangers, and the intentions of men in general,” she said.
Lupita went on to give a detailed account of how the fi rst assault happened at his resident where she had earlier met his young children.
“Harvey led me into a bedroom — his bedroom — and announced that he wanted to give me a message.