Jennifer Lawrence Slams Harvey Weinstein, and says she is 'Deeply Disturbed' by Sexual Harassment Allegations
The Academy Award-Winner Jennifer Lawrence has spoken out about the film producer Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual harassment, saying that she is deeply disturbed," in a statement released on Monday.
Jennifer Lawrence said that she was never harassed by the film producer Harvey Weinstein when she worked with him five years ago and that she was not aware of any allegations made against him.
"This kind of abuse is inexcusable and absolutely upsetting," Jennifer Lawrence further added.
Jennifer Lawrence starred in the Harvey Weinstein-produced film "Silver Linings Playbook" that came out in 2012. Jennifer Lawrence's performance in the film earned her both a Golden Globe and an Oscar Award for best actress.
In her 2013 Golden Globe Acceptance speech for the Best Actress, Jennifer Lawrence famously said, "Film Producer Harvey Weinstein, Thank You for killing whoever you had to kill to get me up here today."
Jennifer Lawrence concluded her statement by saying that her, "heart goes out to all of the women affected by these gross actions," and that she thanks "them for their bravery to come forward."