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‘He was horrid’: Jacki Weaver says Harvey Weinstein had a bad reputation in Hollywood for years

‘He was fairly horrid’: Actor Jacki Weaver, 71, says disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein, 67, had a bad reputation in Hollywood for years

Veteran Australian actor Jacki Weaver, 71, has revealed what it was like working alongside disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. 

Speaking on Andrew Denton’s Interview program on Tuesday night, Jacki said she knew Weinstein well and that he had a ‘fairly horrid’ reputation in the movie industry for years.

‘Um, Harvey Weinstein … [he had a reputation] for being fairly horrid,’ the actor said.

'He was fairly horrid': Actor Jacki Weaver (pictured), 71, says disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein, 67, had a bad reputation in Hollywood for years on Tuesday night. She was speaking on Andrew Denton: Interview on Channel Seven

‘He was fairly horrid’: Actor Jacki Weaver (pictured), 71, says disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein, 67, had a bad reputation in Hollywood for years on Tuesday night. She was speaking on Andrew Denton: Interview on Channel Seven

‘He never came onto me, I’m too old!’ Weaver jokingly added. 

Weinstein, 67, was producer Silver Linings Playbook in 2012, for which Weaver was later nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actress. 

Weinstein has been accused of inappropriate sexual conduct, harassment or assault by dozens of women since 2017. 

Insight: Speaking on Andrew Denton's Interview program on Tuesday night, Jacki said she knew Harvey Weinstein (pictured middle) well and that he had a 'fairly horrid' reputation in the movie industry for years

Insight: Speaking on Andrew Denton’s Interview program on Tuesday night, Jacki said she knew Harvey Weinstein (pictured middle) well and that he had a ‘fairly horrid’ reputation in the movie industry for years

Jacki also told Denton she believes ‘all the girls that have talked about him’ [Weinstein].

The disgraced Hollywood movie mogul however denies all allegations of nonconsensual sex.

Earlier in the interview, Jacki opened up about how she considered having plastic surgery.

'Um, Harvey Weinstein ... [he had a reputation] for being fairly horrid,' the actor said

‘Um, Harvey Weinstein … [he had a reputation] for being fairly horrid,’ the actor said

When she ran the idea by her US agent, however, her response left no ambiguity. 

‘I said to my agent, this wonderful New York woman called Hildy, “I’d just like a little nip and tuck”,’ said Jacki.

‘She said, “Don’t’ touch your f**king face!”‘

‘At my age in Hollywood [there are women] who don’t look like they’re themselves anymore, you know what I mean?’ Jacki said. 

Pursuit of youth: Jacki opened up about how she considered having plastic surgery. When she ran the idea by her US agent, however, her response left no ambiguity. 'I said to my agent, this wonderful New York woman called Hildy, "I'd just like a little nip and tuck",' said Jacki. 'She said, "Don't' touch your f**king face!"'

Pursuit of youth: Jacki opened up about how she considered having plastic surgery. When she ran the idea by her US agent, however, her response left no ambiguity. ‘I said to my agent, this wonderful New York woman called Hildy, “I’d just like a little nip and tuck”,’ said Jacki. ‘She said, “Don’t’ touch your f**king face!”‘

Daily Mail UK

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