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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
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33 comments

  • Tim H.
    a day

    Due process, whatever happened to that? Just curious

  • Jeannette C.
    3 days

    "Stop waiting. You can have an impact."

  • Jim B.
    3 days

    Key word is accused!

  • Janet B.
    5 days

    Impressive.

  • Cheryl O.
    11/12/2019 00:35

    People (victims) don't come forward ..or wait years for many reasons..one being no one would believe them...until you have experienced abuse and felt you couldnt speak up immediately..please respect those that found their confidence and voice to finally speak❤

  • Stephen R.
    11/11/2019 20:05

    Over before you started

  • Sue B.
    11/10/2019 20:33

    Hang him !!!

  • Rebecca R.
    11/05/2019 04:07

    THIS WOMAN IS MY HERO

  • Katy C.
    11/03/2019 13:44

    Amazing how many men on this post support a rapist. Truly horrifying. You probably envied Jeffrey Epsteins life too. Movie stars and teenagers. It's good to be a man with power and no love for women. I can only hope the women in your life wake up and get the hell away from you.

  • Teresa P.
    11/03/2019 04:42

    He should have been kicked out not the victims what the heck.

  • Gie A.
    11/02/2019 10:50

    Harvey Weinstein is a dick😡😡😡

  • Sandra C.
    11/01/2019 15:25

    Come on people!!!!! Der is sum tyn der she took😳..... don't believe she'll be lyk dat!!!!!!!!

  • Olivier M.
    11/01/2019 12:46

    We all know those actress sleep with him to get the role, money and fame. They were happy and earn millions, strange nobody speak when they are loaded with money.

  • Sushisapa G.
    11/01/2019 08:06

    Dumb b***h. Stfu

  • Steven T.
    11/01/2019 03:32

    Snowflake

  • Rafael A.
    11/01/2019 01:32

    She needs a psychiatrist!

  • Nick Z.
    10/31/2019 23:17

    This chicks a loon. You literally cant control your self just because someone is in a room with you. Theres a way to go about things and screaming at the top of your lungs at people is childish. He has his day in court. The system will take care of him.

  • Richard M.
    10/31/2019 22:43

    Poundmetoo

  • Jarrett N.
    10/31/2019 22:33

    """Stein"""

  • Mitchell S.
    10/31/2019 21:01

    Well let's see. His court date isn't until January he's not been convicted yet ! Maybe he's innacent. ? Maybe your judging to early? Just saying.