Uma Thurman to Weinstein: ‘I’m glad it’s going slowly – you don’t deserve a bullet’

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The video of Uma Thurman barely containing her rage about Harvey Weinstein went viral earlier this month. Uma has been a long-time actress on Miramax and The Weinstein Company productions, and the only public statement she offered was that red carpet interview, where she said:

“I don’t have a tidy soundbite for you, because I am not a child and I have learned that when I have spoken in anger, I usually regret the way I express myself. So I’ve been waiting to feel less angry, and when I’m ready, I’ll say what I have to say.”

Well, Uma seems to be gearing up to speak and add her vital voice to the discussion. On Thanksgiving, she posted the above Instagram – a still from Kill Bill, produced by Harvey Weinstein – with this message:

I am grateful today, to be alive, for all those I love, and for all those who have the courage to stand up for others.

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.

I feel it’s important to take your time, be fair, be exact, so… Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! (Except you Harvey, and all your wicked conspirators – I’m glad it’s going slowly – you don’t deserve a bullet) -stay tuned

Uma Thurman

[From Uma’s Instagram]

Which brings up an interesting point… should it go slowly? Should this be six months of headline after headline, bad news on top of bad news for Harvey Weinstein? Or should it be going quickly? It’s only been about two months, but it’s felt a lot longer, hasn’t it? In any case, it will take however long it’s going to take. I hope Uma does add her voice when she’s ready, because I will be here to listen.

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  1. Lizzie says:

    She’s ice cold and I am here 👏🏼 For 👏🏼 it

    • tracking says:


    • Nicole says:

      She’s about to end him Kill Bill style. I legit got chills wondering what she’s planning

      • Raina says:

        This was one of the BETTER Mic drops I’ve seen or read in a long time. I do believe there will be a follow up story with more details. At this point, is there anyone in the Industry this greasy scum HASN’T assaulted??

      • detritus says:

        I’m wondering if she turns to that because it gives her the focus she needs for righteous anger, instead of disgust or sadness. She’s channeling Vengeance here.

      • magnoliarose says:

        I am very proud of her for waiting and let people wonder and then right after the sad story in the NYT about Anabella Sciorra comes out she threw this out there.

      • Sylvia says:

        @Raina “At this point, is there anyone in the Industry this greasy scum HASN’T assaulted??”

        Apparently… Jennifer Lawrence, Gretchen Mol, Blake Lively. Oh, and Meryl. Can’t forget about know-nothing Streep! 🙈🙉🙊

        Anyways, Uma has given me chills twice now. I totally get her rage and I hope she gets to see it vindicated. It will be so disappointing if, when all is said and done, all these women have had to relive their trauma and the needle only gets moved a tiny bit and Harvey doesn’t go to jail.

    • HeidiM says:

      Perhaps she has something within the statute of limitations. And if that’s the case, proceed with the letter of the law.

    • minx says:

      I just watched her statement and, wow. Wow!

    • FraNrk18 says:

      You go Uma, love you for this. Harvey Weinstein is a disgusting monster.
      After reading Darryl Hannah’s and Annabella’s story about him. I can only wonder the Horrors you went through with him. This man is a disgusting monster , certainly NOT a father figure.
      “Harvey and all his wicked conspirators…… .

  2. mia girl says:

    Sounds like Uma is sharpening her Hattori Hanzō sword.

  3. Ann says:

    She is usually pretty mellow so for her to say this, something really bad must have happened. Sounds like she is going on the record maybe in print media? Oh, btw, Tarantino, you absolute POS.

  4. teacakes says:

    Yes, sharpen those knives first before going Kill Bill. I’m here for whatever course of action Uma chooses to take.

    What really stood out to me in that video where she was first asked about it was the ice cold rage coming off her. That’s something that isn’t really emphasised in the stories that have been coming out since October, though it should be self-evident – these men created victims, and several of those victims are rightfully FURIOUS. Which I can identify as the dominant emotion I have about my own sexual assault – people talk (with good reason) about feeling unsafe and devastated, but not nearly enough about anger/rage. Mine has felt like it would scorch continents if I let it out, at times.

    • LaBlah says:

      When I took my stalker to court and saw him walk in I had to be physically restrained by my father I was so angry. My lawyer told me to rein it in because the judge wouldn’t see me as a “proper” victim if I was angry. I had gone through plenty of the fear and revulsion up until that point and still do now periodically but I also have rage. You’re right it isn’t talked about much.

      • Who ARE These People? says:

        So sorry about what happened to you both. In my case I also understand about the rage, and because we’re women, it’s seen as a kind of derangement when it’s really a healthy and appropriate response in self-defense. We have a right to feel what we feel about being attacked, hurt and then discredited.

    • JustJen says:

      I’m glad you had the opportunity to confront your stalker in court. I never got that chance. I’ve never had the chance to confront any of my #metoo’s. I don’t know how I feel about that. On the one hand, I’m glad because I’m me, not “that girl”, a specter for sympathy or suspicion or revulsion. On the other hand, I want to rage against these a**holes, demand the pieces of me that they took, my confidence and sexuality. I want it back but something tells me no matter what happened, I never will get it back. That’s ultimately what kept me quiet. My desire to rebuild in anonymity versus infamy, knowing that I could never go back to “before”.

      You go Uma, and anyone else with the courage to go forward and change things. Love and solidarity to you all.

    • magnoliarose says:

      teacakes 🙁 You have spoken from time to time what happened to you, and even though you didn’t say anything, the anger was there. I am sorry for what happened to you.

      I am sorry for what happened to every woman or man reading these stories and relating to them.

      I am afraid if I ever let my fury out I would not be able to stop. Uma will get her say, and I am ready.

      • PunkyMomma says:

        @magnoliarose — I feel the same way — if I ever let my anger out I won’t be able to stop myself. ((Hugs))

      • teacakes says:

        @magnoliarose @JustJen @PunkyMomma @everyone -thank you, and //hugs and support to all of you.

        And my own experience is why I refuse to judge women for not coming forward, or not coming forward sooner – it’s horribly isolating, and it can take a really long time to confront, and that’s without even speaking about the consequences of disclosure (what happened to Megan Fox after speaking out about that scum Michael Bay). It has to happen on the survivor’s time table, not that of the 24 hour news cycle even if the latter is what people pay most attention to.

      • magnoliarose says:

        Thank you teacakes and Punky Momma, Hugs to you back.

        This cultural shift has been positive but difficult. The power these men have to destroy lives is astounding.

    • Shiny Halo says:

      @Teacakes @LeBlah – you are f*cking brave!

    • Tessy says:

      I have that feeling with the molester of my daughter. He better hope I never lay eyes on him again. I have never felt such rage as when I found out, years after he did it.

      • teacakes says:

        @Tesby – I’m so sorry about what that scum did to your child. There are no easy consolations to offer, but as a CSA survivor I can say this much – you’ve already done the important first step, which is to get your daughter out of reach of her abuser, even if you didn’t know about it at the time.

      • magnoliarose says:


        I had to take a breath after reading your post. I can’t imagine your pain and anger. I hope you and your daughter can find some peace and healing.

  5. msd says:

    Weinstein is dead and buried career-wise. The only question now is if/when he will be charged with rape, which he totally should be. I’m kind of more interested in who else she has info on. In that respect her comment about “wicked conspirators” is very, very interesting.

    Uma has been in the business since she was a teenager. She would have so many awful stories. For example, on one of her first films (Gilliam, urgh) the crew took bets on who would deflower her. She has spoken in the past about feeling like she was “prey.”

    Also, she dropped CAA, her agency, only a couple of days ago. Methinks that’s no coincidence. Agents have been and still are big enablers of sexual harassment in the industry. She either has dirt on them or they advised her not to publicly speak out and she just dumped them in response.

    I’m here for whatever she has to say.

    • emma33 says:

      Wow, I didn’t know about CAA. I wonder if she is sitting down with a print journalist or is planning a tv interview?

      I could be totally wrong, but I got the feeling from her anger that she had been harassed or assaulted and then made to feel like it was an isolated incident, not a pattern of behaviour that she could have been protected from (thus the comment about conspirators). It must be heartbreaking to realise that people you thought were there to protect and guide you were conspiring to help get you assaulted.

    • Nicole says:

      Did not know that wow. I mean CAA defs knew something. They went through the trouble of blackballing C Love after she said something about Harvey. And since they are one of the biggest agencies there’s no doubt in my mind they sent actresses to him knowing what could happen.
      Good for her.

      • roses says:

        CAA were one of the main agencies sending their talent to see him in the hotel rooms. Rae Dawn Chong recently spoke as to how it felt like a “pimp situation” when she was involved with CAA and Kevin Huvane was her agent so yeah they knew!

      • Sky says:

        As Roses said CAA has been sending Harvey girls for year I wouldn’t be surprised if they were sending girls to other men as well.

        Both Gwen and Jolie or represented it by CAA early on in and their careers and drop them soon after.

      • Nicole says:

        Legit did not know. Thinking about all the big stars repped by them and possibly had contact with him not knowing what they were getting into…ugh.

      • Maya says:

        If she takes down CAA, the Huvane brothers and especially Kevin Huvane, I will be immensely grateful. Those brothers have been bullying, scaring and abusing women for decades and needs to be taken down as well.

      • magnoliarose says:

        Burning CAA to the ground and the scumbags in it would be doing the world a favor.

      • Casey. _. says:

        Hi @sky

        Nothing CAA does would surprise me. They’ve long had knives out for Angelina, because one of their biggest TV cash cows, Jennifer Aniston, long rep’d by Stephen Huvane, they were positioning as ‘rival’ to Angelina.

        It was done because that particular tabloid angle (the cat fight/love triangle angle) worked better to boost Aniston’s hoped for movie career and profile after her split with Brad Pitt (who no one really was down with hating via tabloids and who himself still had good connections with CAA, Angelina wanted nothing to do with them).

        I’ve been a fan of Angelina’s for quite some time and have never heard she was with CAA early on. If true, that she was briefly rep’d that would be interesting. It might explain Angelina not having PR agents/agencies throughout her career of she had some awful experience or thought they did her dirty leading her into some lion’s den.
        As long as I’ve known about Angelina’s career, she personally has only ever had a manager (Guyer Kosinsky) early on and that was it. The studios a couple times, have done temporary gigs for her films, but not for her career. She’s known for not having any PR. Which of course strikes a cold blade of fear through the behemoth agencies. They hate that someone has reached her level of fame and accomplishment without hiring PR and giving them a 20% cut off the top. That’s why PR agencies had a vested interest in slamming her. Imagine if all the new talent did same? They’d be out of business.

        As for ‘Gwen,’ I think you mean Gwyn Paltrow right? Well she’s still with CAA, and her agent is also the same as Aniston’s and Chelsea Handler’s, Stephen Huvane- which is why they’ve all been encouraged by him to make like their pals. I believe he was also behind Handler’s ongoing attacks on Angelina. Once she and Paltrow, actually tried to deride Angelina mean girl style in a planned hit while Handler’s ‘friend,’ Paltrow interviewed her about her book. It was obviously a set up question orchestrated by Huvane to elicit more Handler attacks on Angelina.

        I believe Handler has now been dumped by CAA & Huvane. Paltrow is still with Huvane.

    • lucy2 says:

      That’s interesting about the agency. I have a feeling she won’t be the last to drop them.
      I feel like she’s got something big to say, and is trying to do it in the best way possible – whether that’s through a police report, or just a tell all or something. She’s so rightfully angry, and I hope that if she does let it out, it brings her some peace.

      • Casey. _. says:

        I hope Uma is working with Ronan Farrow. He’s exhibited such care and nuance in his reporting. He also has blown the lid wide open on the spies, agents and counter-intel/slander (including enlisting Mossad!) to quell and intimidate his victims into silence. Either through releasing embarrassing info to tabloids or undermining them in other ways.

        I wonder if Uma was duped/stalked/harrassed by Harvey in the lead up to the story breaking. It was said he had a list of over 100 women they were targeting to ward off his downfall. One undercover agent struck up a friendship with Rose to get info on what she was sharing with the press. They are rumored to even be behind Rose MCGowan’s recent arrest warrant.

        If they did similar things to Uma, or even worse her kids I can understand her rage.

  6. Towelie says:

    Her statement alone on paper is powerful, but to see the way she says it….it’s a force of nature. I can’t imagine what hell she’s gone through because of him. I believe you, Uma.

  7. So says:

    Damn she cuts to the bone. I like her.

  8. Jamie42 says:

    I’m not impressed by the message from Uma–it hits me the wrong way, in both tone and seriousness. Maybe linking her personal revenge with her Kill Bill character is a brilliant move, but to me it seems contrived and detracts from the gravity of the issue. If you’ve got something to say, then say it plainly, get it out there, and stop milking it. Don’t try to make yourself the center of it all, which is what I see here. (Sorry for those who love this–just my opinion.)

    And no, this stuff shouldn’t go on forever, gobbling up coverage that should be going to Trump and associates. Legal action seems to be underway against both Harvey and Spacey, and against others as well. Let the process continue.

    • lala says:

      she is clearly a survivor of some pretty awful shit – she gets to process it and talk about it when and how she wants. Not on our, or anyone else’s timeline.

    • HelloSunshine says:

      Please don’t tell a victim how to feel or react or express themselves. When you go through something traumatic like that, you have a lot of things taken from you, including your voice. Telling a victim they’re “milking it” is super gross. She gets to tell her truth as she sees fit. I truly hope that no one in your life has been put through something like this just to have you essentially say get over it.

    • PPP says:

      You don’t get to police how people talk about awful shit they’ve been through.

      • bluhare says:

        No, we don’t get to police, but don’t we get to have an opinion about it? Isn’t that why we’re all here?

    • LooseSeal says:

      Honestly, for me, I say drag this out. This isn’t a story about a couple of predators who were able to keep a lid on their actions, this is a generations-long systemic abuse of less powerful populations by the most powerful. It’s been going on since the dawn of time and for once we’re making people suffer some consequences for it. Moving on to “more important” matters right away means Harvey and spacey take the fall for a whole system and it keeps chugging along exactly as it is with new Harveys and new Spaceys. Plus it sort of sounds like you’re saying that widespread sexual abuse being supported by a whole system of power is a “less important” issue.

    • Jamie42 says:

      Exactly, bluhare.
      I loved her in Pulp Fiction, where I first saw her, and I’m truly sorry to realize that she was suffering while doing it.
      That being said: please don’t tell me how to respond or feel about her current instagram post. I don’t like it. Do the rest of you really want to “police” how I feel about her instagram post?

      • Bella Dupont says:


        While I understand where you’re coming from (you feel about things, the way you feel about them, fair enough)…..I have to disagree.

        If I were ever unfortunate enough to have gone through sexual assault or abuse, (having some beast like Weinstein attack my body in whatever way he saw fit and then successfully intimidating me into keeping quiet for years)….I would want his pain and suffering to be as long and drawn out as possible.

        Not just to satisfy my own thirst for revenge, but also maybe to discourage future Weinsteins from ever even thinking about going down that path.

        Finally, seeing as we weren’t there to protect her or comfort her afterwards……we have to let her take the time to deal with this in whatever way gives her comfort.

      • bluhare says:

        Thank you Jamie. For what it’s worth, I don’t agree with you on her tactics; I think it’s actually a way for her to express her feelings without it coming from her. I’m being clumsy, but when it’s someone else saying something — even if it’s a character she played — it adds a layer to it and feels a bit safer.

        But, I don’t think you should be belittled or told to shut up just because you have a different point of view here.

      • slowsnow says:

        @Jamie42 I guess your comment is exactly the kind of attitude that makes her hesitate, muse upon and work on her own statement. If we continue to tell victims how they should share their stories of abuse, they will continue to be hesitant. Uma’s instagram post is not just a post about her, she is not Kylie Jenner selling lipstick, she’s a victim (“#metoo”) who is processing her own attack and the massive extent of the Weinstein case and all the others that come to light. How you share something on such a public forum, when you are a sex symbol or America’s sweetheart of sorts as all the beautiful actresses are promoted when they’re young (another huge issue that womanism needs to cover) and then suddenly will become a victim of sex abuse is a tricky situation to handle. You become a voice for all the people out there. You uncover a horrid situation that go on in an industry that supposedly produces art and should be civilized and an example of humanity and compassion and clearly is not in certain strands. etc…

      • JustJen says:

        Let me just say this Jamie42:
        I can tell you are not a survivor. There is nothing I can tell you about being a survivor that will make the waves of conflicting emotions make sense, because it doesn’t even make sense to survivors. You want to label it, but there’s no label to give it. Each survivor tells their story in their own way, in their own time; or not at all. It’s their story. If you aren’t interested, look away, that’s your right. But there will be legions of us that will have our metaphorical arms out for Uma in whatever way she chooses to express herself.

        Believe me, I understand your feelings about Trump and his idiotocracy, but tearing down the patriarchy means confronting this as well. And a public conversation about harassment and abuse moves the needle.

      • Bella Dupont says:


        I’m also hoping that if this goes on long enough, maybe some new Trump victims will also come forward in a way that might actually bring some real consequences this time.

      • detritus says:

        we are all allowed our feelings, but sometimes they are based on misogyny/racism/homophobia or other bad things and should probably not be put out into the ether.

        If I feel you are being silly because you are a woman and women shouldn’t have opinions, that’s misogyny.

        If I feel that gay people shouldn’t talk about their relationships, that’s homophobia.

        When you question and pick apart a survivors statement because of your feelings, that’s not supporting the victims. That’s supporting a culture that questions and disparaged rape and abuse victims.

      • Otaku fairy says:

        “We are all allowed our feelings, but sometimes they are based on misogyny/racism/homophobia or other bad things and should probably not be put out into the ether.” Amen. Jesus. HALLELUJAH!

    • Who ARE These People? says:

      There is all the “space” in the world to cover what turns out to the other big story of this American time: the systemic abuse and mistreatment of women and girls (and some men and boys) by a white patriarchy. We don’t have to pick, and we don’t get to tell victims to go away, or that their stories are less important than other stories. Hillary Clinton can write her books and talk about them. Uma Thurman can tell her story on her own pace and in her own way. And Bob Mueller can pursue his methodical investigation of treason and corruption at the highest levels of government, and reporters can cover what they learn as they go. We can do it all. We should do it all. If there’s to be any hope of a civilized future, we have to do it all.

      • Who ARE These People? says:

        Anyone concerned about whether print newspapers will have the space to write it all up can buy paid subscriptions.

    • Jaded says:

      As my dear old dad used to say…”Measure twice, cut once”, which pretty well applies to every issue in life. Make sure you aren’t just spewing, think carefully about your answer and make it controlled, emotionless and detailed. Responding in a measured fashion rather than reacting is a far more powerful tool. As a result of her period of careful consideration, I think her story will be the most anticipated one and the last nail in HW’s coffin.

      • Patty says:

        I see both sides here. On the one hand yeah, people need to process things on their own time but also it does have the appearance of milking it. I think it’s great that people are coming forward with their stories, what I don’t like is the teasing as if you are promoting a movie and trying to build anticipation. Here’s a thought, not everything has to be on Instagram. A great idea would be to process it with friends, family, your therapist, etc and then share your story with the public when you are ready.

        I said something similar about Corey and his constant I’m going to name names next week, next month, when I have funds for my explosive movie / documentary, etc. With him I’ve reached the point of just come out with it already or shut up. But that’s also my personality, I hate it when people drop teasers; it’s one thing to be like I have something to tell you, I’ll call you later – but a whole another thing to keep promising information over an extended course of time. There’s come a point where I just stop caring about what you wanted to say.

      • Otaku Fairy says:

        The way she’s doing this is probably just part of her way of getting herself ready to bring everything out in the open and get her message across. It’s clearly been hard for her.

    • Sky says:

      I think Ima is taking her time because she trying to protect yourself. She work with Harvey for many years and a lot of people are going to use that against her Harvey also. If she has something to say about CAA they are going to go after her too.

    • Meggles says:

      Weinstein isn’t stealing coverage from Trump. Trump gets the same amount of coverage regardless (both here and in general). If Uma hadn’t made this statement there’d probably be an article about what celebs’ Thanksgiving tables looked like in its place.

      • Trashaddict says:

        Yeah, but Trump hasn’t been nailed for his actions yet. Until the day he does, justice does not exist in America.

    • Dana Marie says:


      I respectfully disagree.

      A person’s assault and the timing of her reactions regarding her assaults should not be given a timeframe. The whole point of the #metoo movement is to empower people to come out when they’ve felt afraid to voice their abuse due to a number of reasons. Uma’s voice is valid and should be heard whenever she is ready. Her abuse and the importance of calling these pigs out is not less important then Donald Trump’s shenanigans IMO.

      I support Uma and anybody who is brave enough to come out to call out their abuser. I wish I knew mine’s name and I’d have a field day outing him. The police were not able to catch him.

    • magnoliarose says:

      It isn’t so much your feelings, but your wording seems harsh under these circumstances. Uma is smarter than she was ever given credit for and there is more to this clip than just her words. I would wonder if this has to do with others involved in the movie.

    • PoliteTeaSipper says:

      Yes, you do have the right to an opinion. You can also be a decent person and respectful of her trauma and keep it to your own self.

    • perplexed says:

      I don’t think she’s milking anything.

      By this point, we all know he’s done a million bad things. I think she’s allowed to say Harvey Weinstein and his conspirators suck. I mean, that’s basically what we’re saying too. I don’t see any difference.

      She has said she’ll take her time, and that’s what she’s doing. If she said this about some guy we’d never suspect of doing something wrong, I could see how that would be construed as milking. But when you’re talking about a guy who has about 100 victims already to his name (and we also know various other agents helped him out), I think it’s fair to say he and his friends suck and that she will let know of other details at a later date.

  9. marc kile says:

    She is no different than Streep, Damon ,and all the rest in hollywood they kept quiet because they didn’t care till Harvey got called on it finally. Now they say give their 2 cents worth which is nothing more then covering their own ass.

    • Tiny Martian says:

      Don’t be silly, you have no idea what anyone’s motives are. Different people kept quiet about it for different reasons, obviously. The three people you mentioned all had very different relationships with Weinstein.

    • PPP says:

      You’re no different from the rest of the never more than mediocre masses that cover your insecurity with baseless judgement. Take a nap.

    • Jerusha says:

      You probably think the teens who feared exposing District Attorney Roy Moore 40 years ago are getting what they deserve by being called liars by the right wing nutbags.

    • Bella Dupont says:

      More victim blaming. Dude, is it really too difficult to just shut up and watch if you can’t be supportive?


    • lucy2 says:

      You are victim blaming.
      All of this is being exposed and so many are sharing their stories, and you STILL don’t understand why victims stay silent?

    • Jaded says:

      All the women who have come forward with their assault, rape and harassment experiences were literally held hostage by HW and all the other monsters who would have systematically ruined their careers, spread false information about how they wanted it, told everyone they were willing participants. They would have said that these women were looking for a reason to rip them off financially. They would have set ex-Mossad agents on them to dig up whatever dirt they could find on these women. Their lives would have been smeared publicly, their families shamed, and they never would have worked again.

      Sounds like a hostage situation to me….now STFU.

    • KBB says:

      He wasn’t just a sexual predator, he was an emotionally abusive, manipulative rage monster. I don’t judge anyone that didn’t want to go up against his anger and PR smear machine.

    • magnoliarose says:

      You know that isn’t true, and if you think it is true, then you must hate women. Hopefully, you get over that one day.

    • K says:

      Oh look, Marc is here with yet another analysis of which women were victimised by Weinstein, how they were victimised by Weinstein, how the media coverage makes them appear, how they should manage the media in future, and how responsible they are for his choice to assault.

      What could possibly go wrong?

      • Otaku Fairy says:

        Call it out, K! I guess we both forgot that according to the script for Marc Kile’s “Harvey Exposed: The Movie”, any woman being discussed is only allowed to play one of two roles- Complicit Victim (“Shame on her for not telling soon enough! She’s responsible!) or Serial Rapist’s Desperate Hooker (“She’s full of shit! She Must be hiding something she did with him!”)

    • Ange says:

      Your statement:

      “Here I am to tell this woman everything she’s done wrong and how she should handle all future instances of being a victim and somehow I’ll also make it all her fault – why don’t they ever come forward sooner? SAD!”

    • LadyT says:

      Wow. That is remarkable. One of the most telling snaps I’ve ever seen.

    • Tiny Martian says:

      Now that we know what he was up to, that pic is chilling. It looks like she is trying to pull her hands away, and her forced smile for the public setting is heart wrenching.

      • Whatnow says:

        Can someone please describe what was in the photo in question including the names of the people in the image? Thank you

      • detritus says:

        Uma and Harvey are facing each other. She’s got her fists clenched tight enough you can see the sinew in her forearms, her body is tilted away from Weinstein, as he grasps her by the wrists pulling her toward him.
        If you look at only the face you could mistake it for a smile or genuine greeting. From the body it looks like he is trying to pull her close to him and she is resisting with her entire being, except the sad forced smile.

    • Imqrious2 says:

      7:30 am on the West Coast: the pic has been pulled, and a Page Not Found” in its place. Interesting…

      • Lady D says:

        What is being reported on the west coast is the fact that Pistorious’s sentence was just increased to fifteen years. Joy.

      • Jerusha says:

        I got the same thing right after 8 am CST.

      • Bella Dupont says:

        Oh Joy indeed! 😀 😀

        The news on Pistorius will go a very long way towards (almost) redeeming the sh*t year that has been 2017.


      • lucy2 says:

        I’m still seeing it – for those that can’t, at first glance looks like a double handshake/holding hands while greeting each other, but her hands are balled into fists and he’s holding her wrists.
        I feel so badly for all these women who had to fake a smile and stand there with him.

        Yay for the Pastorius sentencing news.

      • Lady D says:

        It’s 5:27 pm where I am, & I can still see it through the link in this comment.

  10. Seraphina says:

    THIS woman has gone through some hurt. She is preparing to unleash and I think she’s calculating her path. I also believe she doesn’t want it to go slowly because a lot of pain was caused to her that was probably slow and painful.

    I believe her. Who knows who else will be find themselves implicated. Who knows who helped or enabled his behavior. She will have more than just her story. And I want to see what the hell QT did to protect his muse.

    I’ve lost a lot of respect for the men in Hollywood. For me, they are just as guilty for sitting on the sidelines and watching.

    You go Uma. With full force.

    • Sky says:

      QT did nothing to protect Uma. He didn’t even protect his girlfriend, all he did was look the other way, his friendships with Harvey was more important.

      • Seraphina says:

        Sky, I’ve heard he did nothing but I think she has a lot more to dish out. A whole hell of a lot more. I’m sure she’s sitting back waiting how she will unleash. I’m hedging my bets that it will be nasty.

  11. Prairiegirl says:

    [Grabs popcorn]

  12. From the looks of it Uma is going to come for, not just Weinstein, but anyone associated with covering up his nasty behavior. Good. Get them Uma!

  13. Digital Unicorn (aka Betti) says:

    You go girl! Am sure this is something that she has thought about a lot over the years, planning on how she would get justice for what was done to her. If she’s dumped her agents then she is possibly planning on including them on whatever she is going to do. We have learned that most of the big agencies/agents have positively encouraged this disgusting behaviour from the men in HW. Shame on them all.

    • Seraphina says:

      DU—> I so agree. I am very interested in this story. What ever was done must have hurt her a great deal. Who knows who else will be named. Was she married at the time??? I wonder how Ethen fits into this story.

  14. perplexed says:

    This is off-topic, but why does one of Harvey Weinstein’s eyes look like that (one is way smaller than the other one). Is it a lazy eye? I never really looked at him properly when he was Oscar campaigning for years on end, and have only recently looked at his photos, but now I realize he has a very distorted face. A lot of people have pointed out his weight, but his actual face is quite odd-looking to me.

    • Bettyrose says:

      LOL. That’s as legit an observation as any about this dirtbag with seemingly no redeeming qualities.

    • pinetree13 says:

      He is truly as ugly as sin. He’s a sentient blob fish.

    • magnoliarose says:

      That is why is nickname is Cyclopes. He was injured as a kid.

      • perplexed says:

        Oh, I didn’t know he had an injury. I just suddenly realized that his face is a little more asymmetrical than what I’m used to seeing on both slim, regular and heavier people.

      • magnoliarose says:

        It is startling and nearly mesmerizing when he is animated. He is so ugly inside and out that it is ghoulish and a little sinister. His eyes are dead and disturbing.
        I notice you are observant and perceptive I think you would see that immediately and feel ill at ease around him. My sister in law says he is a fat starving wolf, and that is much too kind, and I love wolves. Wolves don’t indiscriminately kill for joy or self-satisfaction. He’s more like a rotund rabid hyena. Revolting.
        He knows this, and I think part of why he enjoyed bullying women sexually is because he knew he was forcing his repulsive person on them. Like that was the additional punishment. He liked being extra gross knowing no one was brave enough to say anything.

  15. Carisel says:

    This is a woman who has clearly been terribly hurt. In what capacity, we have yet to find out, but I hope she kicks the sh*t out of him and anyone else she’s got the goods on. This is what we should all be doing as women. Talk, yell, scream it if you have to, but call these misogynistic ass*oles out. Go Uma!!!!!

  16. frisbee says:

    Urma’s a Taurus, it can take years to rile one sufficiently but when they charge it’s a good idea to get out if the way, leave the country maybe. Personally I hope she flattens him.

  17. Ozogirl says:

    I’m thinking she’s going to take down not only Harvey, but the actors and directors who supported him. I’m eager to hear her story when she’s ready to tell it!

  18. Lori says:

    Its important that it is slow, and inspiring more to come forth almost every day.

    I’m a bit tired of this subject always coming up on celeb gossip sites- because its a sore subject for me and I used to read gossip as an escape from the heavy subjects that exist in my life. I dont want it to stop because its so important, but I am excited for things to settle down and for men to take the lesson from this. Then I can read more “who wore it best” and “look who’s dating who”.

  19. Gaby says:

    Poor Uma, after Daryl Hannah’s story, where he barged in her room but a friend was there, I can’t help but think that Uma wasn’t so lucky. And somehow was coerced to keep quiet. I hope she outs every single person invoveld in this. And yes, this should be long and painful, dragged out as much as possible, because it’s giving others strengh to talk about their own abuse. It is not something to be done quickly and forgotten, all the predators need to be outed.

    • pinetree13 says:

      yes that story was so, so disturbing

    • Helen Smith says:

      Absolutely, yes Gabby. This stuff needs to stay in the headlines.

      That Darryl Hannah story was deeply disturbing Pine Tree. I wondered what happened to her. Now, I know.

  20. Kiki says:

    Hi! Are you going t report about Nick Carter?

    • lucy2 says:

      I read that too – appalling. And on top of everything else, he damaged her career, because assault simply isn’t enough for people like that.

    • pinetree13 says:

      Nick Carter has been abusive scum for a long time. I realized that after he beat Paris Hilton. Everyone looked the other way or even blamed Paris. Ridiculous.

  21. Vovacia says:

    I thought her first comments were fine but this just feels… a little like when people vaguebook. It’s been two months, she’s had time to sit down and construct some thoughts on the matter if she really wanted to.

    • KBB says:

      She dated the Italian producer Fabrizio Lombardo who lured girls and tricked them into being alone with Harvey and Andre Balazs, who was accused of groping many women, including Jason Bateman’s wife. And she was just at Tarantino’s engagement party in September, thrown by Harvey. She’s been surrounded by sleaziness quite a bit. I’m interested to hear about her experiences with all of them.

      ETA: I very much believe she was victimized, in case that wasn’t clear.

      • Sky says:

        Wow I didn’t know Uma was connected to so many problematic people. I think the co-conspirators she talking about is Fabrizio Lombardo.

      • MrsPanda says:

        That’s interesting, KBB – I wonder if Uma will spill on Tarantino too and if there’s much more shadiness to him than we’ve seen so far.

    • magnoliarose says:

      We aren’t her target, but I didn’t think it was vague. She wants HW and his cohorts to suffer, and we are just the audience. This is her revenge in her way.

  22. Free the turkey says:

    What does “You don’t deserve a bullet…” mean? I don’t understand what she is saying.

    • Jerusha says:

      Maybe that he doesn’t deserve a quick demise, but to suffer a thousand cuts before he goes out?

    • Lucy says:

      What she means is that he doesn’t get to “die” in a quick, effective way. He deserves to face and suffer the consequences of what he did straight up.

    • LV487 says:

      He doesn’t deserve a quick death…metaphorically speaking of course.

    • Holly hobby says:

      I believe she is insinuating that if he is figuratively shot, his suffering will end sooner. Whereas if this is dragged out in the long term he suffers more.

    • pwal says:

      IMO, she’s referring to his reputation and career.

  23. Lucy says:

    I’m in complete awe of how she’s handled this issue so far. So many years of obvious suffering have come to this. Her standing straight, looking at her tomentor in the eye and being able to point him out loud, for everyone to know. Same applies to all the other women. Reality really does surpass fiction sometimes.

  24. KBB says:

    I just read that she dated Fabrizio Lombardo, the Italian guy who lured women to be raped by Harvey. I’m interested to hear her story.

  25. Skylark says:

    *Applauds Hurricane Uma and whatever righteous vengeance she’s planning*

  26. wood dragon says:

    Considering how he is thinking that if he just lays low for a while and gets ‘therapy’ then it will all go away and his life goes back to normal because people supposedly forget – then yeah, Uma is right. No swift bullet for him. Let him twist in the proverbial wind for all that he has done. It’s only right after the harm he has done to others.

  27. mtam says:

    Love her so much. SO here for this… I think it’s awesome she mentioned the co-conspirators as well. There were so many people involved in facilitating and enabling Harvey’s assaults and its the only thing that i wish they news would cover more of. His assistant, she 100% knew what she was doing when she sent those actresses up to his hotel room and left them there alone with him, she would even encourage it. All the agents that sent those actresses there fully knowing they’d get assaulted and just shrugging their shoulders and shaming them after it happened. All the producers and actors that turned a blind eye because it benefited them. Fuck all those people too. I hope Uma names all the names and takes them all down.

  28. bebela says:

    Could it also be that she has gone to the authorities with her personal experience(s) and is simply waiting for the process to work itself out legally and let it unleash that way against *everyone* involved with her abuse case(s) and it’s getting closer to being released through those channels? (Sorry if someone else mentioned this)

  29. You Are Not Your Selfie says:

    Weinstein was a great example of what can happen when somebody has too much power and can’t be challenged. If someone’s too powerful to challenge they’re too powerful to exist.

  30. A Fan says:

    Since it’s been decades in the making, um, ya, it should go slowly.

    [*She’s got my attention.*]

  31. thedecorguru says:

    What I also love about this is it’s like she’s reclaiming her experience with this monster, by using the movie still and role from the movie.

  32. Spike says:

    Re: Uma’s agency CAA dropped one of their agents, Cameron Mitchell on the 17th for sexually assaulting an actress.

    Something profound occurred with Uma. I have witnessed something similar with another survivor. Many of our friends said that person who assaulted her doesn’t deserve a bullet – a quick death. Their sentiments are that based on what happened; he deserves to be tortured.

    Just conjecture, but based on her Twitter comments she is dealing with complex emotions. Based on her red carpet interview she is being careful her words.

    She deserves the right to deal with this on her own timeline, in her own way.

    • detritus says:

      My best friend feels this way. Her abuser has reached out numerous times for forgiveness. And each time she has told him she will never forgive him, and that he deserves a lifetime of misery as penance, as it is a fraction of what he put on others.

  33. Joannie says:

    So many knew and yet no one said a word allowing HW to continue his abuse of one innocent female after another. Anyone who took money and kept their mouth shut is guilty to some degree. If someone would have spoke out years ago i think they would have the same response as today.

    • Emilymoon says:

      OMG for the last f—cking time, NO ONE else is responsible for rapists and abusers behaviour except themselves. Women are not responsible from stopping men from raping, ABUSERS are responsible for stoping raping. FULL STOP. Hollywood would have thrown out anyone coming forward until now because they would have stood alone and trust me they do not give a shit if you were in a hit movie they will toss you out with the bathwater for making any waves in a heartbeat. So can we please stop with this idea that because these women were famous they had ANY kind of power to stop this until they all come together. And considering how they were trying to keep everyone quiet they have been trying to prevent this from happening


      • Harryg says:

        Thank you Emilymoon.

      • Joannie says:

        No one said women were responsible. But I’m going to disagree with you. By keeping quiet the abuse was allowed to continue. The career and the paycheque was more important than outing this creep. That goes for everyone who knew and did nothing. Rant all you want but that’s my opinion.

      • magnoliarose says:

        No Joannie.
        Any person who tried over the years was blackballed. Anyone who warned actresses was destroyed. Like a mafia boss, he had newspapers and media contacts that would kill stories and were afraid of him. You are talking about a sociopath with no empathy. Not a shred. There is no way he is not going to exact some revenge on some people, and he isn’t the out of sight out of mind kind of guy.
        Then you have the fact that so many people were making so much money and he could make things happen and fulfill dreams. The people he chose to use his influence for became highly paid and rewarded but then he could use it to destroy. Whatever he wanted and it was up to him. You can’t apply ordinary circumstances or work environments to the entertainment industry because it stands alone in how it works.
        When he was stopped in the 70s and 80s and early 90s it wasn’t going to happen until he was older and was losing influence.
        Given all that. Women were vulnerable and unprotected.

      • Trump Hater says:

        Stop screaming EmilyMoon- just because there are women here who dare not agree with you. I thought that women have a right to say what they believe- that’s also feminism too isn’t it? And have you heard the term, “For evil to continue, good people need to stand by and do nothing”. If the rapists themselves won’t stop the rape, then other people need to come in en mass and help stop it- that’s why police interview, you know, witnesses when a crime has been committed. Because if the criminal isn’t going to stop their own destructive behaviours, then as a society it is imperative that we stand up and help stop it- otherwise, as we have seen in Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey, Bryan Singer, Brett Ratner (and god knows how many others), their crimes continued unchecked because very few dared to
        Stop it. Even people like Tarantino, Rodriguez- who as men and well known directors would’ve had more power to speak up against it- they did not.

      • Otaku fairy says:

        @Trump ‘Hater’: Nope. Feminism means a woman’s harmful beliefs are just as open to criticism as a man’s. Equality.

    • K (now K2!) says:

      People DID try to speak out. One even wore a wire for the local police and got him to admit it on record. Nothing happened. He was hugely powerful. He WAS the media; he had the police in his pocket. Who else were they going to tell? How could they get word out? Numerous news stories got shut down. Lots of women were ignored! And those who risked speaking out also knew they would lose everything, because he was a colossus in their industry. They stood to lose their livelihoods, their friends, their reputations… everything. And everyone would also know that they were sexually assaulted – no shield for them, as we provide for most such victims. Nobody would have believed them, anyway. They are believed now for the same reason Cosby’s victims are. Sheer numbers. And now, new victims can come forward, because the culture is shifting. Some. Only some.

      It was never their responsibility, but to ignore their powerlessness is to help create a culture in which things like this can happen.

    • KBB says:

      You’re so naive, Joannie.

      • Joannie says:

        Hardly KBB. I wish I was naive. You dont know my circumstances. Saying nothing is wrong. It’s enabling is what it is. And what makes Hollywood victims any more important that the average person? They have careers, friends, livelihood, reputations. Or is it because they make so much more? I dont agree with it was ok to stay silent. It’s never ok.

      • KBB says:

        You’re naive because you think it would have made a difference if they’d have spoken out earlier. His downfall was the result of a very specific moment in time, numerous factors all falling into place at the same time and people actually believing and caring.

        The stories about Harvey were out there and nobody cared until suddenly we all did. It was very similar to Cosby. The accusations about him had been out there for years and nobody cared until a video of Hannibal Buress calling him a rapist went viral.

        The story of Harvey’s sexual assault on Ambra Battilana was reported in the media years ago. She got him to admit to groping her on tape and nobody, not even the police, cared.

  34. JustJen says:

    She is so unlike so many of the celebrities. She’s really intelligent, classy, well-spoken, educated…and her statement gave me chills.

    Last night the hubs and I were watching True Romance, a movie I’ve always loved, totally didn’t realize it was a Weinstein movie (DOH!) but it made me realize that I think that was the last big movie Patricia Arquette was in, in the 90’s. I’m willing to bet HW had something to do with that. Jackass.

    • magnoliarose says:

      Her and her sister. Rosanna was supposed to be a superstar along with Ellen Barkin and Michelle Pfieffer, and she was considered the most talented. She had rockstars writing songs about her and was a stand out for her looks and acting ability. Those two things plus loads of charisma and star quality made her a sure thing. I watched a few of her old movies since I heard about what happened to her and I just cried.
      He is a soul-crushing monster and no pit of h.ll is evil enough for him.

    • Casey. _. says:


      When I think of all the careers cut short, or that were never born because Weinstein couldn’t get his rocks off, I want to throw up.

      Remember what Lupita said she asked him after her time in his hotel room and refusing his advances, ‘Are we good?’ She claims he said, ‘I don’t know about your career, but you’ll be fine.’ She said she took it as a threat.

      Rose is talented but her sister Patricia Arquette should have won all the Oscars for True Romance. Streep could never have done what she did in that film. It stands as one of the best lead actress performances I’ve ever seen on film, period. If you haven’t seen Patricia Arquette in True Romance, do yourself a favor and watch.

      To think Weinstein may have influenced her career path or lack thereof, is bone chilling. It’s so strange, after that, I really didn’t hear anything from her or about her. When her career should have exploded all over the place.

  35. Trump Hater says:

    I’m glad that the headlines on this cretin rapist has continued now for months. Must be a shock to Weinstein isn’t it? That he can’t just go away to sex addiction “rehab” for 2 weeks, lay low for a few months and it’ll all blow over- the public will move onto the next headline. Maybe that’s how it happened in The pre-social media days, but it doesn’t anymore.

  36. anon says:

    To me this reads like all she’s going to say. At least until he’s locked up or something.

  37. I like Uma. We were watching “Beautiful Girls” with Uma over the weekend and got to wondering… what happened to Mira Sorvino? She was on top of the heap, then suddenly, nothing. And right before suddenly nothing, was another film for Miramax. Was she another one who got her career sunk by Weinstein?