March 10, 2020 | 1: 49pm
Harvey Weinstein suggested that Jennifer Aniston “should be killed” upon discovering that the Nationwide Enquirer was setting up to report he sexually assaulted her, courtroom papers revealed Tuesday.
On Oct. 31, 2017, amid the barrage of #MeToo allegations in opposition to the disgraced movie mogul, Weinstein’s spokeswoman forwarded him an e mail from the Enquirer, the data exhibit.
“Not confident if you saw this 1. Jennifer Aniston,” wrote Sallie Hofmeister, a senior government at the powerhouse Sitrick community relations organization.
In its electronic mail, the Enquirer explained that “Jennifer confided to a pal that through the output of the 2005 motion picture ‘Derailed’ Weinstein sexually assaulted her by urgent up towards her again in [sic] grabbing her buttocks.”
The Enquirer also stated, “Through the decades he would frequently stare at her cleavage/breast and shift his mouth all over creating Jennifer unpleasant.”
“We also quote a supply close to Jennifer who tells the Enquirer: ‘Harvey was infatuated with Jennifer Aniston — He experienced a substantial crush on her and constantly talked about how incredibly hot she was,’” the concept added.
About 45 minutes soon after acquiring the e-mail, Weinstein made use of his Apple iphone to mail Hofmeister a terse reaction, the records exhibit.
“Jen Aniston really should be killed,” he wrote.
The e-mails had been among a trove of documents filed below seal in Manhattan Supreme Court but produced public forward of Weinstein’s scheduled sentencing Wednesday for raping a hairdresser and forcibly accomplishing oral sexual intercourse on a former “Project Runway” generation assistant.
The Enquirer by no means posted the allegations about Aniston, and a spokesman for the previous “Friends” star known as them “false.”
“Jennifer has never been harassed or assaulted by Harvey Weinstein,” publicist Stephen Huvane said.
“He under no circumstances bought near plenty of to touch her and she has hardly ever been on your own with him.”
But final year, Aniston instructed Range Weinstein’s “piggish behavior” throughout the premiere dinner for “Derailed.”
“I remember I was sitting at the meal desk with Clive [Owen], and our producers and a close friend of mine was sitting with me,” she mentioned.
“And he practically arrived to the desk and claimed to my mate: ‘Get up!’ And I was like, ‘Oh my gosh.’ And so my mate received up and moved and Harvey sat down. It was just these types of a amount of gross entitlement and piggish behavior.”
Aniston also told Variety that Weinstein tried out to bully her into carrying a gown made by his then-wife, Georgina Chapman, to the movie’s premiere, but that she refused.