The New York Times first reported the complaints of sexual assault or harassment by the former movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein. The publication has added four more accusers to the long list of women who accused Weinstein to sexually harassed or assault. Four new on-the-record accusers — Cynthia Burr, Hope Exiner d’Amore, Ashley Matthau and Lacey Dorn.
Here we gonna talk about first new accuser — Cynthia Burr, the now 62 years old actress who is known for her work in Scarface (1983), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) and Altered States (1980) — has emerged as the one accuser among four new female accusers who claimed that they have been harassed by now-disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein.
Burr recounted her sexual encounter with Weinstein to the New York Times, the former movie mogul harassed her. According to the actress, that all stated with her encounter with him in an elevator after which Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex in a hallway.
After being silent for 40 years, the actress opened up about the assault she experienced after she met Weinstein.
The actress recalled her first meeting with Weinstein in in the lobby old and beautiful building in New York City where he tried to kiss Burr in the elevator which ended up with forced oral sex in a hallway.
She said, “It was just him and me alone.” She added, “I was fearful I didn’t have the wherewithal to get away.”
The incident took place in the late 1970s when the producer was in his mid-20s while Burr was in her early 20s.
The actress was feeling ashamed after the incident, she told Times. “The way he forced me made me feel really bad about myself.” She said, “What are you going to do when you are a girl just trying to make it as an actress? Nobody would have believed me.”
Burr said regarding other sexual harassment and assault allegations against Weinstein, “I’m really sad for everybody, but I’m really glad it’s out in the open.” She added, “I finally felt like I had a voice.”