‘At that moment, I was just a boy from the Ozarks on the playground and that’s how we confronted things,” he said in a new interview with CNN.
‘I just wanted to make sure nothing was going to happen further because she was going to do two films [with Weinstein].’
‘I think the interesting thing is that we, Hollywood specifically, but the workplace, men and women’s dynamics is being re-calibrated, re-calibrated in a very good way that is long overdue. And I do think that’s an important story to tell.”
Last year, Gwyneth – who is now married to Brad Falchuk – praised Pitt for his actions.
‘He told me exactly what he said. He said, “If you ever make her feel uncomfortable again, I’ll kill you.” It was great. It was the equivalent of throwing him against the wall, energetically,” she said.
‘He leveraged his fame and power to protect me at a time when I didn’t have fame or power yet … he’s the best. I love him for this.’
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Weinstein – whose trial has been postponed until January 2020 - was charged with two counts of predatory sexual assault, one count of criminal sexual act in the first degree, one count of first-degree rape and one count of third-degree rape, after Ronan Farrow’s ground-breaking account of allegations towards Weinstein in the New Yorker came to light.
The damning article prompted dozens of other women to come forward with their own stories about the producers disgusting behaviour, and was a catalyst for the #Metoo movement.