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Salma Hayek has claimed she was harassed and propositioned by Harvey Weinstein for close to a decade.

In a powerful op-ed published on Wednesday in The New York Times, Hayek reveals that after years of saying no to 'taking a shower with him,' 'letting him watch [her] take a shower,' 'letting him give [her] a massage,' 'letting a naked friend of his give her a massage,' 'letting him give [her] oral sex,' and 'getting naked with another woman,' Weinstein finally found a way to corner the actress.
Weinstein even once appeared at the door of Hayek's hotel while she was working on a film for a rival studio claims the actress.
After jumping through countless hoops to complete work on her dream project, the Frida Kahlo biopic Frida, Weinstein told her he would not release the picture unless there was a naked lesbian sex scene.
Hayek also details her experiences with Weinstein's notorious temper, claiming he once told her: 'I will kill you, don’t think I can’t.'
'The absurdity of his demands went from getting a furious call in the middle of the night asking me to fire my agent for a fight he was having with him about a different movie with a different client to physically dragging me out of the opening gala of the Venice Film Festival, which was in honor of Frida, so I could hang out at his private party with him and some women I thought were models but I was told later were high-priced prostitutes,' says Hayek.
That premiere was a major moment for Hayek, one that Weinstein made near-impossible.
Hayek had long spoken about her Frida film being the dream project she yearned to one day make in Hollywood, and did everything in her power to make that become a reality.
She stopped short however of giving into Weinstein's demands for sex, and for that he retaliated in the harshest way possible, according to Hayek.
'When he was finally convinced that I was not going to earn the movie the way he had expected, he told me he had offered my role and my script with my years of research to another actress,' writes Hayek.
'In his eyes, I was not an artist. I wasn’t even a person. I was a thing: not a nobody, but a body.'
Hayek refused to back down however, and filed a 'bad faith' lawsuit against Weinstein, which opened the door for her to get the project back off the ground again.

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