Paris Hilton Recounts A Frightening Encounter With Harvey Weinstein

Paris Hilton has described a terrifying ordeal involving Harvey Weinstein, saying he adopted her into a rest room when she was 19.

Hilton’s recollection of the encounter in a Glamour UK cowl story was revealed Thursday, on the day the disgraced producer was sentenced to 16 years in jail in a Los Angeles case.

Weinstein ― who’s already serving 23 years after being convicted of rape and sexual assault in a New York trial ― was convicted of the rape and sexual assault of an Italian actor in 2013.

Weinstein plans to enchantment each convictions, Variety reported.

Hilton advised the publication that she was 19 when she met Weinstein earlier than he hosted the amfAR (The Foundation for AIDS Research) gala that befell through the Cannes Film Festival in 2000.

She stated Weinstein, who approached her and a pal whereas the 2 had been at lunch, requested whether or not she had Hollywood aspirations and invited her as much as his room to learn scripts.

“I just didn’t want to go, so I never went,” Hilton stated.

Later, on the night time of the gala, Weinstein adopted her to a restroom and screamed, “Ya wanna be a star?” Hilton stated.

“I went into the bathroom and then he followed me,” she stated.

She advised the publication that she was conscious of rumors about Weinstein’s habits and “everyone was terrified of” him, then a producer with monumental energy in Hollywood.

“I didn’t even want to say anything about it because I was like, ‘I don’t want people getting mad at me for saying anything,’ because it was just a known thing,” Hilton stated.

“He was just like that and people were like, ‘OK, just turn a blind eye.’”

Paris Hilton, proven right here Feb. 4 at a pre-Grammy gala in Beverly Hills, stated she was advised flip a “blind eye” to Harvey Weinstein’s habits together with her.


Glamour UK didn’t obtain a remark from Weinstein’s representatives, however a spokesperson advised Variety that Weinstein stated the encounter “never happened” between him and Hilton.

“He had always treated Paris Hilton with the utmost respect and kindness, and always believed they had a cordial relationship. There were many people at AmFar, and this is probably false,” the spokesperson stated.

“Unfortunately, Paris Hilton is trying to get in on the current news cycle using his name with yet another creative story. Too bad it’s all too convenient and seemingly popular to just say it without anything backing it up.”

The newest allegations towards Weinstein come as Evgeniya Chernyshova, who testified that she was raped by Weinstein within the 2013 case, revealed that she was “Jane Doe 1” and stated she “wants her life back” in a narrative by The Hollywood Reporter.

“This is not only my victory, this is our victory,” Chernyshova stated of the conviction.

She later added: “I finally have a voice and I can speak. As much as I was trying to destroy myself, to punish myself, I will do as much to rebuild myself. And to help other people.”