Harvey Weinstein interviewed a potential babysitter inside certainly one of his posh Westport, Connecticut houses — sporting solely his skivvies, the lady claims in a brand new report.
Again in 2008, actress, comic and author Sarah Ann Masse interviewed for a job to observe Weinstein’s three youngsters from his first marriage as a way to help herself as she pursued her appearing profession within the Huge Apple, Selection reported.
After a few month of pre-interviews with Weinstein’s assistants, Masse was invited to certainly one of Weinstein’s Westport houses for an in-individual interview, in line with the report.
When Masse arrived, she was instantly shocked by Weinstein’s apparel.
“Harvey Weinstein opened the door in his boxer shorts and an undershirt,” she advised Selection. “My first thought was, ‘Oh, that is bizarre. Perhaps he forgot this interview is occurring. Perhaps he thought I used to be the mailman. I’m positive he’ll be embarrassed and excuse himself and get modified.’ However he didn’t.”
As an alternative, he guided Masse into the lounge, the place he carried out all the interview in his underwear, in accordance with the report.
“I attempted to inform myself it was simply an odd quirk, that it was superb, and to maintain going with the interview,” she stated.
When two of Weinstein’s youngsters bumped into the room, interested by who was visiting, Weinstein screamed at them to go away and never return till Masse left, which she discovered “actually bizarre,” she informed the outlet.
“I’ve interviewed for lots of nanny jobs and [the parents] have been all the time looking forward to me to satisfy the youngsters and see how I interacted with them,” Masse stated. “He had this massive burst of anger. I knew he had a popularity for being robust and intimidating, however I nonetheless thought it was odd.”
Then he requested her if she thought being a nanny would battle together with her rising appearing profession. She informed him that was not the case and that she would by no means conduct herself in a method that might advance her appearing profession whereas working as a nanny, in response to the report.
“Then he stated, ‘Okay,’ smiled at me, and stated, ‘You’d by no means flirt with my buddies or anybody to get forward?’” Masse informed Selection. “And I stated ‘Completely not, I might by no means really feel snug with that.’”
When the interview ended, Masse anticipated a handshake. As an alternative, Weinstein gave her “this actually tight, shut hug that lasted for fairly an extended time period.”
“He was nonetheless in his underwear,” she added. “Then he advised me he beloved me. I left proper…