“For years, he was my monster – Actress Salma Hayek details her ordeal in the hands of by Harvey Weinstein
Mexican-born actress Salma Hayek has joined the growing number of a-listers that have accused Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment.
“For years, he was my monster,” the Mexican-born star wrote in an essay published in The New York Times, detailing the torturous production of the 2002 movie “Frida” that eventually earned Hayek an Oscar nomination for best actress.
The critically acclaimed biopic about the life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo – eventually won two Oscars and grossed more than $56 million at the box office.
After reaching a deal for Weinstein to pay for the rights to the movie that would eventually catapult her to household fame, the now 51-year-old actress and producer said it became “my turn to say no.”