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Salma Hayek recalls Harvey Weinstein 'fury' on 'Frida' set in op-ed

Hayek said after starting the development process, she found herself dealing with repeated instances of sexual harassment by Weinstein, including requests that she take a shower with him and offers of massages and oral sex.

"I don't think he hated anything more than the word 'no,'' wrote Hayek, who said her constant rebuffing would always result in Weinstein exhibiting "Machiavellian rage."

She fought legally to get the production back on track but doing so came with numerous, nearly impossible conditions, including a rewrite of the script, raising $10 million for financing, and casting four prominent actors in smaller roles.

Weinstein demanded the addition of a love scene with full-frontal nudity, threatening to shut down production if they refused, Hayek said.

Hayek's story comes two months after a group of women, including actress Ashley Judd, first came forward with allegations against the disgraced movie mogul.


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