Video Shows Harvey Weinstein Behaving Inappropriately With Woman During Business Meeting

New footage has been released of Harvey Weinstein behaving inappropriately during a meeting with a woman, who said he then raped her hours after. Sky News obtained the video, in which the disgraced producer makes sexually suggestive comments to 28-year-old Melissa Thompson and touches her body.

In 2011, Thompson said she met Weinstein at the Weinstein Company office in New York to pitch her tech start-up’s services. She recorded their meeting as part of the demo. A few hours after, at his hotel room a few blocks away, Thompson said Weinstein raped her.

At the start of the meeting, Weinstein is seen arriving alone and telling his staff “don’t interrupt.” Sky News reported that he then locked the door. After rejecting her attempt at a handshake, he is shown greeting Thompson with a hug, during which he rubs her lower back, and throughout the video he touches her on the arms and shoulders.

Throughout the meeting, Weinstein continually makes suggestive comments toward Thompson. “Am I allowed to flirt with you?” he asks near the beginning of the meeting. When she replies, “we’ll see, a little bit,” Weinstein says he won’t. In an interview with Sky, she said he would go from “almost pulling a trigger on using” her service, and then he would put his hand under the table and up her dress. In the video, she noticeably squirms and says “that’s a little high.”

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