Paris Hilton recalled an encounter with Harvey Weinstein in an interview with Glamour UK.
Hilton said Weinstein followed her into the bathroom while screaming, “Ya wanna be a star?”
On Thursday, Weinstein received a 16-year sentence, after he was previously sentenced to 23 years.
Paris Hilton recalled an encounter with disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival in an interview with Glamour UK published Thursday.
Hilton shared details with the outlet, saying the incident took place when she was 19 at the festival’s annual amfAR gala. Hilton told Glamour UK that she met Weinstein the day before the gala, which he hosted that year.
“I was at lunch with my girlfriend and he came up to the table and was like, ‘Oh, you want to be an actress?’ And I said, “Yeah, I really want to be in a movie,'” Hilton told Glamour UK. “I was a teenager, so I was impressed by him. I was like, ‘Oh my god, Harvey Weinstein is so cool!’ and he said, ‘Well, we should have a meeting. You can come up to my room and read scripts’… and I just didn’t want to go, so I never went.”
Hilton continued that Weinstein became hostile towards her at the gala by following her into the women’s bathroom screaming, “Ya wanna be a star?”
“I went into the bathroom and then he followed me. He tried to open the door, he was hammering on the door, banging on it,” Hilton told the outlet. “And I wouldn’t