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Meet the Actor Who Confronted Harvey Weinstein

"My anxiety had turned into ants crawling under my skin — I couldn't breathe." Meet Zoe Stuckless, who stood up to confront Harvey Weinstein at a New York bar and was kicked out.

Using stand-up to stand up to Weinstein

Actor Zoe Stuckless confronted Harvey Weinstein when at a networking event in New York City. But they didn’t think they’d have to. The “elephant in the room” was first addressed by comedian Kelly Bachman who was immediately met with boos. Video of the actor challenging Harvey Weinstein at a Manhattan bar has received widespread attention. The actor from Portland stood up to the disgraced Hollywood mogul at an event for young actors and comedians. Bachman shared the video of their set on Twitter and the incident blew up. It's been liked more than 90 thousand times and Kelly has been interviewed repeatedly about using stand-up to oppose Weinstein.

Zoe Stuckless said they sat in the audience with Weinstein for over an hour. they told KATU News they were expecting security or event organizers to ask him to leave. As a young actor, Stuckless said they have experienced sexual harassment working on set and in plays. They said many of their female colleagues have been sexually assaulted. During the show, two performers acknowledged Weinstein in the audience. Stuckless said they felt like the crowd was complacent. A spokesperson for Weinstein told CNN that "Harvey Weinstein was out with friends enjoying the music and trying to find some solace in his life that has been turned upside down. This scene was uncalled for, downright rude and an example of how due process today is being squashed by the public, trying to take it away in the courtroom too."

After the confrontation, Stuckless was removed from the event while others left in protest. Weinstein is charged with raping a woman he knew in a hotel room in March 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on another victim in 2006 at his Manhattan apartment. He denies all allegations of nonconsensual sex. His trial is set to being in January 2020.

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10/29/2019 9:25 PMupdated: 10/29/2019 11:09 PM

244 comments

  • Ernest M.
    03/05/2020 23:24

    This is still active? And now he's a convicted predator. Good. Hope everyone has been paying attention to those pimping out young actresses to him like Oprah Winfrey. She can come after me. And I'm going to be happy about it. All those actors and TV personalities knew exactly what was going on.

  • Lisa B.
    02/28/2020 12:53

    Now go after oprah michelle whoopie...they feted this man and felt more than comfortable with him

  • Mike M.
    02/27/2020 19:30

    No one else , found it ironic there was a camera following her the whole time ?

  • Mike M.
    02/27/2020 19:28

    This video just showed me , how weak you women really are And that y’all sit around and lie and call each other brave and hero’s / whats brave about waiting years to say something ? That’s actually 💯 the opposite of being brave.

  • Mike M.
    02/27/2020 19:18

    Saying how strong this lady is after 2 years of being a coward , is kinda like calling a butter knife sharp , am I right ? 😂 😂

  • Mike M.
    02/27/2020 19:15

    💯 , IF she would’ve got the Role , that she agreed to do those sexual favors for. 💯 she wouldn’t be here today claiming rape. She’d be advocating for him and telling everyone what a great man he is 😂

  • Mike M.
    02/27/2020 19:08

    I wonder if she got any work for this performance??

  • Nikki F.
    02/26/2020 08:53

    This how a black person feels or brown or Hispanic feels with so much white privileged all around. I feel for you n the rapes victims.

  • George G.
    02/26/2020 03:41

    THROW THE BOOK AT HIM!!!

  • Vinny O.
    02/25/2020 20:34

    Can someone Please check on Okra and Kale. They're not doing Well...

  • Enormvs M.
    02/25/2020 04:58

    ❤️✊🏽❤️

  • Chrystal J.
    02/25/2020 02:57

    This

  • Ryan W.
    02/24/2020 20:26

    Good for her!!!

  • Alita G.
    02/24/2020 15:14

    Good for you! 👏🏿

  • Tom O.
    02/24/2020 02:38

    What a pig!

  • Joey C.
    02/22/2020 18:54

    It's the problem with people like you the over exhilarant nitpickers I bet you believe same-sex marriage is the best thing that's ever happened to this world 2

  • Gilberto Q.
    02/22/2020 17:23

    Good for her I would have flipped the table he was sitting at to get my point across.

  • James R.
    02/22/2020 13:22

    Good for you Zoe Stuckless! That piece of trash will get what he deserves.

  • Sam B.
    02/22/2020 04:13

    And this is why they wont change in that industry. Weinstien is taking a bullet for them and they love him for it. Those that speak out against him will not have it easy in that industry, because thosr in charge likw it the way it is. Victims need to speak up sooner so cops can charge them easier. Maybe then things will change.

  • Charlotte J.
    02/22/2020 03:51

    gotta admire her courage- and sneer at the super powerful in Hollywood who were too cowardly to stand up and say something.

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