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TV Journalist Says Harvey Weinstein Masturbated In Front Of Her

TV Journalist Says Harvey Weinstein Masturbated In Front Of Her

As they left, he leaned in to kiss Sivan. They said he appeared partially of fully naked in front of them.

Meanwhile, The Weinstein Company on Friday announced that the Hollywood producer would go on an indefinite leave with immediate effect, the New York Times reported. When they made it to the kitchen, Weinstein allegedly dismissed a pair of staffers, leaving Sivan alone with him.

The Times then published a piece about Weinstein's "media enablers" that described why "no journalistic outfit had been able, or perhaps willing, to nail the details and hit publish". The accusation comes a day after Weinstein was the subject of a bombshell New York Times report that revealed that he has settled at least eight sexual harassment claims. His attorney Lisa Bloom also resigned on Saturday, despite initially defending him after he retained her as an advisor.

HuffPost spoke to a friend of Sivan's who was with her that night who corroborated details of Sivan's story prior to and after the incident in the restaurant hallway, and shared additional details about that evening.

The aforementioned friend, who needed to remain anonymous for HuffPo's article due to employer restrictions on talking to the press, had been trying to get downstairs to Sivan since 10 minutes had been up. Weinstein then allegedly undid his trousers and started masturbating in front of her.

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While Sivan has remained silent about the incident out of fear of retaliation from Weinstein, who has tremendous power in Hollywood, her friend who was also at the event has collaborated her story with The Huffington Post.

By the time she headed toward the kitchen, Sivan and Weinstein had emerged, the friend said.

According to Sivan, Weinstein then undressed and masturbated in front of her, zipped his trousers back and left the place.

"Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski says she'd rather turn the page than write a book for accused serial sexual harasser Harvey Weinstein. Sivan said she was deeply shocked by Weinstein's behavior and was frozen and didn't know what to do or say. Sivan says Weinstein ejaculated quickly into a potted plant that was in the vestibule and then proceeded to zip up his trousers and they walked back into the kitchen. She claims she once again pointed out that she was in a relationship and ended the call and all communication with Weinstein.


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