Helena Bonham Carter steps out after revealing Harvey Weinstein made a pass at her

Helena Bonham Carter steps out for supplies in north London after revealing Harvey Weinstein made a pass at her

  • In a new interview, the actress, 53, said the disgraced Hollywood producer previously touched her inappropriately - causing her to flee across a room
  • The movie mogul is serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in his landmark #MeToo case 
  • Speaking on Louis Theroux's Grounded podcast, the screen star also criticised British director Michael Winner, who passed away in 2013 aged 77 
  • She recalled: 'I was sixteen and auditioning he wanted me to take my coat off so he could see my shape'

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Helena Bonham Carter stepped our for supplies in Hampstead, north London, on Tuesday after revealing Harvey Weinstein made a pass at her. 

The Harry Potter actress, 51, told Louis Theroux on his Grounded podcast, which aired on Monday, that the disgraced Hollywood producer tried to give her a neck massage and she escaped by running away.

Helena stepped out on Tuesday after the harrowing revelation to stock up on supplies at local shops in Hampstead.

Stepping out: Helena Bonham Carter stepped our for supplies in Hampstead, north London, on Tuesday after revealing Harvey Weinstein made a pass at her

The actress wore a colourful floral skirt, purple cardigan and a large white flower in her hair. 

Helena abided social distancing regulations during lockdown as she queued 2m (6ft 6in) apart from other shoppers.     

The actress was seen stocking up on fresh fruit and vegetables at her local shops on Tuesday.   

Speaking on Louis Theroux's Grounded podcast on Monday, Helena said Weinstein began touching her inappropriately - causing her to flee across a room. 

Brave: The Harry Potter actress, 51, told Louis Theroux on his Grounded podcast, which aired on Monday, that the disgraced Hollywood producer tried to give her a neck massage and she escaped by running away

Helena Bonham Carter steps out after revealing Harvey Weinstein made a pass at her

'He's a bully': Speaking on Louis Theroux's Grounded podcast on Monday, Helena said Weinstein began touching her inappropriately - causing her to flee across a room (pictured at The King's Speech premiere in London in 2010)

Helena Bonham Carter steps out after revealing Harvey Weinstein made a pass at her Helena Bonham Carter steps out after revealing Harvey Weinstein made a pass at her

Upsetting: Helena stepped out on Tuesday after the harrowing revelation to stock up on supplies at local shops in Hampstead

'I wasn't aware of him pursuing people against their will, I wasn't aware certainly of rape,' she said of the movie mogul, who is serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in his landmark #MeToo case. 

'I was aware that he would make passes at people and he did make a pass at me and I just said no and that was the end of it.

'He was also a bully and he obviously molested people - it was partly I think sociopathic.'

Helena continued: 'I saw him treat some people so badly and there was no compassion there, that was what disturbed me.'

Helena Bonham Carter steps out after revealing Harvey Weinstein made a pass at her

Social distancing: Helena abided social distancing regulations during lockdown as she queued 2m (6ft 6in) apart from other shoppers 

Helena Bonham Carter steps out after revealing Harvey Weinstein made a pass at her

Stocking up: The star was seen stocking up on fruits and vegetables at her local stores 

Speaking about the incident, the actress said: 'He literally laid a hand on me, that's all, he was trying to give me a massage of my neck and I knew this wasn't going well so I ran and said no, or got to the other side of the room.

'I haven't really spoken up about it because I kind of feel everything has been said about him.' 

In a 2018 interview with The Guardian, Helena described another incident with Weinstein on the set of Jean-Pierre Jeunet's The Young and Prodigious TS Spivet, about a 10-year-old prodigy who embarks on a solo cross-country journey.

'Harvey wanted me to tell Jeunet to change it,' she recalled . 'There is a scene in which he hitchhikes and Harvey said as soon as that kid gets into a truck everyone will think the truck driver is a child molester and all the kids in America will be freaked out.'

Helena Bonham Carter steps out after revealing Harvey Weinstein made a pass at her

Shamed: Weinstein (pictured in February) is serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in his landmark #MeToo case

I said: 'I don't think you're right, and I'm not going to tell Jean-Pierre Jeunet I know better than him.' 

According to the actress, Weinstein's response was 'you've got to tell that arrogant a**hole he's being a s**t, he doesn't know the American market like I do', to which Helena added: 'I found it revolting.'

She said she believed she could stand up to Weinstein, 'because I already had a career.

Other people were employing me.

I wasn't reliant on him.'

Speaking to Theroux, Helena also criticised the late British director Michael Winner, who passed away in 2013 aged 77, calling him 'a shocker.'

'I was sixteen and auditioning he wanted me to take my coat off so he could see my shape,' she recalled. 

Helena Bonham Carter steps out after revealing Harvey Weinstein made a pass at her

'He was a shocker': Speaking on Louis Theroux's Grounded podcast, the screen star also criticised British director Michael Winner, who passed away in 2013 aged 77 (pictured in 2011) 

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