That was a simpler time. Or at least it seemed that way. Now we know that for years seemingly half of Hollywood has been teetering precariously on nondisclosure agreements, whisper networks and who knows how many people's tacit willingness to not be the one to rock the boat.
But sandwiched between the mentions of Mira and Rose lies the sentence: Weinstein in a hotel room. Weinstein, who offered the woman what the director described as a weak apology. A month later she went into a little more detail on Instagram. I said I was angry recently, and I have a few reasons, metoo, in case you couldn't tell by the look on my face," she wrote on Nov. Except you Harvey, and all your wicked conspirators. I'm glad it's going slowly. You don't deserve a bullet. Weinstein has spent the past few months in Arizona, where he's said to be undergoing treatment; he has denied all allegations of nonconsensual sex.
Every Star Who Has Spoken Out Against Harvey Weinstein Amid His Sexual Harassment Allegations But the extent of the fallout from the toxic relationships formed in this environment is still only slowly making itself known, as longtime associations continue to bust apart as more comes out about just what sort of behavior was suffered through and then swept under the rug, all over Hollywood and beyond.
The movie should have been called 'Kill Uma. Tarantino won an Oscar for his original screenplay. He tried to shove himself on me. He tried to expose himself.
He did all kinds of unpleasant things," Thurman said. You're like an animal wriggling away, like a lizard. I was doing anything I could to get the train back on the track.
But you don't have to be famous to have old photos of yourself smiling from a time when you knew you weren't happy. Thurman told Dowd that Tarantino noticed her looking upset around Weinstein at the Cannes Film Festival in , and she took the opportunity to remind him that she'd told him about their run-in at the Savoy.
But when she reminded Tarantino in , "the penny dropped for him. Nine months into the physically exhausting, continent-spanning shoot, Thurman was asked to do something that haunts her to this day, emotionally and physically. She protested, having heard from a crew member that the car hadn't been operating properly. But Tarantino insisted, so she started driving, she lost control and she crashed into a palm tree.
Thurman showed Dowd video footage of the accident —which she had obtained with Tarantino's help—before posting it to Instagram on Monday. She said that she refused at the time to legally absolve Miramax of any responsibility for the crash, which she had been asked her to do in exchange for getting to review the footage.
Hollywood Is at a Crossroads? I had been through so many rings of fire by that point. I had really always felt a connection to the greater good in my work with Quentin and most of what I allowed to happen to me and what I participated in was kind of like a horrible mud wrestle with a very angry brother. But at least I had some say, you know? She wanted clarity on what happened in that car crash, after all these years.
She asked, could I get her the footage? I had to find it, 15 years later. I didn't think we were going to be able to find it. It was clear and it showed the crash and the aftermath. I was very happy to get it to Uma. And the filmmaker doesn't think there's much to be made of that at all. It's part of Maureen Dowd's prose," Tarantino told Deadline.
Which I don't understand, at all. You've seen movies where somebody spits in somebody's face? We do it for 30 seconds or so, and then I stop. If we need to do it a second time, we will. After that, that's it. Are you down to committing to it so we can get a really good look.
It'll be twice, and only for this amount of time, and the stunt guy was monitoring the whole thing. He treated me with utter respect and never abused his power or forced me to do anything I wasn't comfortable with. I stand with you. I say, 'I don't want horror movie blood, all right? I want Samurai blood. But he is willing to compromise with actors he trusts. If the movie was going to be more than a cartoon, it was up to me. She also said that Tarantino was "lovely to work with and everyone wanted to give him more.
We have this wonderful legacy of an artist who wants to share his vision, his breath, his blood, and sweat with us. We hear his beats. Thurman, three months after giving birth to her son Roan, was expected to dive head-first into martial arts training.
About Thurman's difficulty training she hit herself in the head the first time she picked up a samurai sword and figured that would be it for her stunt scenes , Tarantino also told Time, "Before this movie, Uma's way of training was to smoke half a pack of cigarettes as opposed to a pack, all right?
She started the training 30 lbs. Not in this movie. And so happy that it's over. All the time," she told London's Independent , which noted that she laughed. Quentin being quite a unique person, I can't imagine even he will go about making a movie again in the same way. But I certainly feel that I had to learn some stuff.
It stays in there. It's like learning to dance. Your body starts to tune itself to a certain type of coordination that's stir-up-able, so who knows? I'd like to play another really strong female character, but she doesn't necessarily have to be a boxer.
Because It Can't Tarantino's ensuing films portray feisty but similarly beaten down female characters. He was fully aware of what Weinstein did to her, she recalled Weinstein has denied McGowan's allegation of rape , and then went and sold the movie to him. Moreover, she alleges in the book that Rodriguez, her boyfriend at the time, made her take a lie detector test to prove she wasn't sleeping with Tarantino.
It was really tough. I guess one of the things I walked away with was more gratitude than I have ever had before for the people who were able to survive this period, because I feel like we barely survived it for pretend, for nine months. I got to go home and take a shower every night, eat a nice dinner and call my therapist.
Jackson ] would step in and say, 'You can't do that. This is a movie, you gotta do this for pretend. At that scene at the dinner table, every moment after cut he would ask, 'Are you OK? Our coach in all of that is Quentin. I was feeling trapped," she later told The Hollywood Reporter.
I was concerned for my sanity. I want you to spit like a Sex Pistol. And if they do So I came up with something where it wouldn't bug me. It would discourage sleeping, wouldn't bug me and if it did happen now you're actually happy about it. He proceeded to act out what he would do with Andy Richter.