Léa Seydoux is a French actress who is perhaps best known for being awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in the film Blue Is the Warmest Colour.
Seydoux is speaking out about her interaction over the years with Hollywood mega-producer, Harvey Weinstein. “I meet men like Harvey Weinstein all the time,” Seydoux said in an article appearing today in TheGuardian.
I have starred in many films over the last 10 years and have been lucky enough to win awards at festivals like Cannes. Cinema is my life. And I know all of the ways in which the film industry treats women with contempt.
When I first met Harvey Weinstein, it didn’t take me long to figure him out. We were at a fashion show. He was charming, funny, smart – but very domineering. He wanted to meet me for drinks and insisted we had to make an appointment that very night. This was never going to be about work. He had other intentions – I could see that very clearly. Continue reading