The disgraced Hollywood mogul made the surprising assertion about Aniston in an e mail to a reporter searching for remark about allegations he groped the “Morning Present” actress.
“Jen Aniston ought to be killed,” Weinstein responded to a reporter in 2017, in keeping with Variety.
The reporter searching for remark from Weinstein wrote, “The Nationwide Enquirer intends to publish a narrative reporting Jennifer Aniston was sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein.”
Selection claimed the damaging e mail was simply one in every of round 1,000 courtroom paperwork unsealed forward of the convicted rapist’s sentencing on Wednesday.
A rep for Aniston didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark, however beforehand informed Selection the groping allegations are false.
On Feb. 24, Weinstein was discovered responsible of third-degree rape of Jessica Mann, an aspiring actress, in a New York Metropolis resort room in 2013. He was additionally discovered responsible of a felony intercourse act for assaulting manufacturing assistant Mimi Haleyi at his condominium in 2006. The fees carry a most penalty of 29 years in jail.
The jury of seven men and five women deliberated for 5 days earlier than handing down the decision. The disgraced movie producer was acquitted on probably the most severe expenses, two counts of predatory sexual assault.
The landmark verdict adopted weeks of excruciatingly graphic testimony from accusers, who informed of rapes, pressured oral intercourse, groping, masturbation, lewd propositions and excuses from Weinstein about how the casting sofa works.
Days previous to Wednesday’s sentencing, attorneys for the convicted rapist begged a New York Metropolis choose for leniency citing numerous health ailments that the 67-year-old faces and pointing to previous charitable donations he made whereas he was a robust media govt in Hollywood.