Salma Hayek Finally Opens Up About Harvey Weinstein Abuse, Says He Promised To Break Her Kneecaps

Salma Hayek appeared as a guest on a live taping of Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations on Wednesday to talk about the #MeToo movement. The conversation inevitably turned to Hayek’s December New York Times op-ed Harvey Weinstein Is My Monster Too, in which she revealed longtime personal abuses at the hands of the Hollywood mogul.

“For years, he was my monster,” she wrote, detailing the multitude of ways in which she repeatedly rejected Weinstein’s advances.

No to letting him watch me take a shower.

No to letting him give me a massage.

No to letting a naked friend of his give me a massage.

No to letting him give me oral sex.

No to my getting naked with another woman.

No, no, no, no, no …

Hayek discussed how Weinstein threatened to kill her: “The range of his persuasion tactics went from sweet-talking me to that one time when, in an attack of fury, he said the terrifying words, “I will kill you, don’t think I can’t.”

I finally wrote my story in the New York Times, Harvey Weinstein was my monster too. Finalmente escribí mi historia en el New York Times Harvey Weinstein también fue mi monstruo. @nytimes #girlpower #metoo

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Talking to Oprah, Hayek shared in explicit detail the variety and degree of manipulation Weinstein employed, as well as her reasons for waiting so long to share her own story: