Cara Delevingne se suma a la extensa lista de actrices que sufrieron acoso sexual por parte del magnate de Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein. A partir de un posteo en Instagram, la artista recordó con lujo de detalles dos episodios que le generaron incomodidad y temor.
“Cuando empecé a trabajar como actriz recibí un llamado de Harvey Weinstein, quien quería preguntarme si me había acostado con todas las mujeres con las que se me vio en los medios. Fue una llamada rara e incómoda que quise cortar, pero después me dijo que si era abiertamente gay nunca iba a triunfar en Hollywood”, recordó la actriz, que define a su sexualidad como “fluida”. Un año después del extraño “consejo” del magnate, la actriz se reunió con él y un director en el lobby de un hotel para hablar sobre un proyecto cinematográfico.
Cuando el cineasta se retiró, Weinstein la invitó a su habitación. “En ese momento me sentí muy débil y asustada, pero tenía la esperanza de estar equivocada. Cuando entré, me sentí aliviada de encontrar a otra mujer allí y pensé que estaba a salvo”.
Posteriormente, Cara contó que Harvey la obligó a besar a su colega y luego a él. “Entonces dije que tenía que irme, me acompañó a la puerta y la bloqueó e intentó darme un beso en la boca. Lo frené y logré salir, pero siempre pensé que me dio el papel por lo que había pasado”, contó Delevingne, sin especificar de qué film se trataba.
When I first started to work as an actress, i was working on a film and I received a call from Harvey Weinstein asking if I had slept with any of the women I was seen out with in the media. It was a very odd and uncomfortable call….i answered none of his questions and hurried off the phone but before I hung up, he said to me that If I was gay or decided to be with a woman especially in public that I'd never get the role of a straight woman or make it as an actress in Hollywood. A year or two later, I went to a meeting with him in the lobby of a hotel with a director about an upcoming film. The director left the meeting and Harvey asked me to stay and chat with him. As soon as we were alone he began to brag about all the actresses he had slept with and how he had made their careers and spoke about other inappropriate things of a sexual nature. He then invited me to his room. I quickly declined and asked his assistant if my car was outside. She said it wasn't and wouldn't be for a bit and I should go to his room. At that moment I felt very powerless and scared but didn't want to act that way hoping that I was wrong about the situation. When I arrived I was relieved to find another woman in his room and thought immediately I was safe. He asked us to kiss and she began some sort of advances upon his direction. I swiftly got up and asked him if he knew that I could sing. And I began to sing….i thought it would make the situation better….more professional….like an audition….i was so nervous. After singing I said again that I had to leave. He walked me to the door and stood in front of it and tried to kiss me on the lips. I stopped him and managed to get out of the room. I still got the part for the film and always thought that he gave it to me because of what happened. Since then I felt awful that I did the movie. I felt like I didn't deserve the part. I was so hesitant about speaking out….I didn't want to hurt his family. I felt guilty as if I did something wrong. I was also terrified that this sort of thing had happened to so many women I know but no one had said anything because of fear.