Many were young, blank and abashed to allege out in case their careers were ruined.
For about three decades their accusations remained bottled up, some suppressed by pay-offs.
More than 30 women accept now appear advanced with allegations of animal aggravation adjoin Hollywood ambassador Harvey Weinstein, the man already declared as 'God' of the blur industry.
The accusations, including from some of the world's best acclaimed actresses, ambit from inappropriate massages to rape.
Here is a account of those who accept appear advanced so far.
Kate Beckinsale In an Instagram column the Underworld brilliant said Weinstein fabricated a move on her aback she was aloof 17.
'When I accustomed accession told me to go to his room. He opened the aperture in his bathrobe. I was abundantly aboveboard and adolescent and it did not cantankerous my apperception that this older, airedale man would apprehend me to accept any animal absorption in him. Afterwards crumbling booze and announcement that I had academy in the morning I left, afraid but unscathed. A few years afterwards he asked me if he had accustomed annihilation with me in that aboriginal meeting.I accomplished he couldn't bethink if he had assaulted me or not.'
Teen assault: Kate Beckinsale says Weinstein accustomed to ply her with booze and met her in his bathrobe aback she was aloof 17
The brilliant said that aback she was 22, Weinstein afflicted her and appropriate accepting collective massages in a auberge bedchamber afore she started cutting the 1996 Jane Austen adjustment Emma. She told the New York Times: 'I was a kid, I was active up, I was petrified'.
Paltrow (pictured with Weinstein in 2002) told the New York Times that aback she was 22 Weinstein afflicted her and appropriate accepting collective massages in the bedroom
She said she told her afresh admirer Brad Pitt about the adventure and he confronted the mogul. She said Weinstein afresh told her not to acquaint anyone and she feared accepting fired.
Gwyneth Paltrow, 45, is an American actress, singer, and aliment biographer who fabricated her name starring in Seven (1995) and Emma (1996).
The extra told the New York Times she had to about-face bottomward advances from Weinstein in 1998 and chose never to assignment with him again. She said she warned added women about him.
She said: 'I had a bad acquaintance with Harvey Weinstein in my youth, and as a result, chose never to assignment with him afresh and acquaint others aback they did.'
Angelina Jolie, 42, is cited as Hollywood's highest-paid actress. She fabricated her awning admission as a adolescent alongside her father, Jon Voight, in Lookin' to Get Out (1982).
Jolie (pictured speaking advanced of a screening of her new blur In the Land of Blood and Honey) told the New York Times she had to about-face bottomward advances from Weinstein in 1998
The archetypal wrote on her Instagram folio about a affair with Weinstein in which he 'asked her to kiss addition woman.'
She wrote: 'As anon as we were abandoned he began to blow about all the actresses he had slept with and how he had fabricated their careers and batten about added inappropriate things of a animal nature. He afresh access me to his room. I apprenticed below and asked his abettor if my car was outside. She said it wasn't and wouldn't be for a bit and I should go to his room.
'At that moment I acquainted actual blank and afraid but didn't appetite to act that way acquisitive that I was amiss about the situation. Aback I accustomed I was adequate to acquisition addition woman in his allowance and anticipation anon I was safe. He asked us to kiss and she began some array of advances aloft his direction. I apace got up and asked him if he knew that I could sing. And I began to sing....i anticipation it would accomplish the bearings better....more professional....like an audition....i was so nervous. Afterwards singing I said afresh that I had to leave.He absolved me to the aperture and stood in advanced of it and accustomed to kiss me on the lips. I chock-full him and managed to get out of the room'.
Cara Delevigne, 25, is an English appearance archetypal and actress. She active with Storm Archetypal Management afterwards abrogation academy in 2009.
Green's mother says Weinstein sexually addled her during a affair at his accommodation in Paris.
The Bond Girl, 37, managed to escape about afterwards actuality summoned to the cine mogul's auberge room, her mother Marlene Jobert said in a radio account on Friday.
'He operated with her the exact aforementioned way he acted with all the others, below the affectation of a able meeting, of a calligraphy that had to get to her with a nice allotment into the bargain,' said Jobert.
'Since his appointment was additionally in his auberge suite, she [Eva] followed him, and the exact aforementioned affair happened to her as to the others. She managed to escape, but he threatened to abort her professionally.'
Jobert added: '[It was] the accepted scenario, the aforementioned arrangement he acclimated for all the added victims.'
Weinstein allegedly addled French extra Eva Blooming in his accommodation in Paris
The French extra accused the mogul of jumping on her and aggravating to kiss her.
She wrote in The Guardian: 'We were talking on the daybed aback he aback jumped on me and accustomed to kiss me. I had to avert myself. He's big and fat, so I had to be bull to abide him. He accustomed added than once. This was never activity to be about work. He had added intentions – I could see that actual clearly. All throughout the evening, he flirted and stared at me as if I was a allotment of meat.
The French extra (pictured in Spectre) accused the mogul of jumping on her and aggravating to kiss her
'It was adamantine to say no because he's so powerful. I'm an extra and he's a producer. We are in the aforementioned industry, so its absurd to abstain him. I've apparent how he operates: the way he looks for an opening. The way he tests women to see what he can get abroad with. That's the best abominable thing. Everyone knew what Harvey was up to and no one did anything. It's astonishing that he's been able to act like this for decades and still accumulate his career.'
Lea Seydoux, 35, starred in Bond blur Spectre and was nominated for the César Award for Best Extra for her role as a lady-in-waiting to Marie Antoinette in the blur Farewell, My Queen (2012).
The Friday Night Lights brilliant said she met Weinstein at an accident and anon afterwards was asked by her abettor if she would be accommodating to accommodated him at his auberge allowance to altercate her career.
Kelly said that she agreed to the affair but banned to go to Weinstein's room, and instead met him at the restaurant central his auberge with an assistant.
'He bulls*** me for 5 account re: movies he could put me in, afresh asked the abettor to alibi us,' said Weinstein.
'As she absolved away, he said, 'I apperceive you were activity what I was activity aback we met the added night' and afresh regaled me with offers of a abundant activity abounding with trips about the apple on clandestine planes etc.
'IF I would be his girlfriend.'
Kelly acquaint a photo of a cantankerous stitch alongside her column that read: 'Boys will be Boys.'
The additional 'boys' was above out at the basal however, and stitched in was 'held answerable for their f***ing actions.'
Kelly claimed the declared appointment was the circadian b***shit of actuality an actress.'
Minka Kelly said she met Weinstein at an accident and anon afterwards was asked by her abettor if she would be accommodating to accommodated him at his auberge allowance to altercate her career
The extra claims Weinstein sexually addled her aback she was up for a allotment in one of his movies in the 1990s.
She told Variety: 'That night I was offered the role, and I went out to a premiere afterwards affair that was additionally at.
'He motioned for me to appear over to him, and afresh affective me to sit me on his lap. I was so afraid and abashed I couldn't stop bedlam because it was so awkward.'
She said he could afresh feel him accepting an erection.
'It was adumbrated that if I did not accede with accomplishing what he asked me to do that I would not get the role that I had already been artlessly offered,' she added.
'I laughed in his face as I was in shock and so uncomfortable. I larboard the affair appropriate afterwards that.'
After abstinent his advances, Subkoff claims she was bare of the part.
Tara Subkoff claims Weinstein sexually addled her aback she was up for a allotment in one of her movies in the 1990s. She is pictured in 2017
The Italian extra has accused Weinstein of forcibly assuming articulate sex on her aback she was 21.
She told the New Yorker: 'He abashed me, and he was big. It wouldn't stop. It was a nightmare.' She said she went on to accept consensual sex with him over the years that followed. She accurate the declared advance in her 2000 blur Scarlet Diva.
Asia Argento is an Italian actress, singer, model, and director, best accepted for the role of Yelena in the activity blur xXx (2002).
Asia Argento (left with Weinstein during 2004 Cannes Blur Festival) accused Weinstein of forcibly assuming articulate sex on her aback she was 21
Model Zoë Brock was 23 aback she allegedly had to lock herself in a auberge ablution to escape Weinstein's advances.
She wrote on Medium: 'Harvey larboard the room, but not for long. He re-emerged naked a brace of account afterwards and asked if I would accord him a massage. Panicking, in shock, I bethink belief up the options and apprehensive how abundant I bare to appease him to accumulate myself safe.
Model Zoë Brock was 23 aback she allegedly had to lock herself in a auberge ablution to escape Weinstein's advances
'I told him I was afflictive and that I was affronted that I had been tricked into this position. He pleaded with me to let him beating me and I let him put his easily on my amateur while my apperception raced. Harvey chased me, d**k, b**ls and all, and banged on the aperture with his fists, argumentation with me to appear out.'
Zoe Brock is a archetypal and extra who was built-in in Christchurch, New Zealand, and aloft in Australia.
'Ducked and dived': Claire Forlani said she banned Weinstein on assorted occasions
The Accommodated Joe Black extra appeared in the 2000 Miramax blur Boys and Girls. She says she able Harvey's advances bristles times.
'I had two Peninsula Auberge affairs in the black with Harvey and all I bethink was I ducked, dived and ultimately got out of there afterwards accepting slobbered over, able-bodied aloof a bit.
'Yes, beating was suggested. The three dinners with Harvey I don't absolutely bethink the time period, I was 25.
'I bethink him cogent me all the actresses who had slept with him and what he had done for them.'
I wasn't bubbler the air-conditioned aid [sic], I knew Harvey was a adept manipulator.
'He additionally appear to me at the aftermost banquet I had with him at Dominic's that his pilot knew to be on standby because he could never get me to beddy-bye with him, to which I did what I consistently did, accomplish ablaze of the situation, a antic actuality or there and confused on.'
'I'd had a fair bulk of experience. Sometimes I got angry, absolutely angry. I wondered why I had Prey formed on my forehead but this I kept to myself.'
The extra said she was declared to a backward night affair with Weinstein in 2008. He allegedly emerged in a bathrobe and told her he would blooming ablaze her calligraphy if she watched him masterbate. She larboard the meeting.
Geiss fabricated her accusations in a columnist appointment with high-profile advocate Gloria Allred on October 10.
The brilliant was built-in in Miami, Florida. She is an extra and producer, best accepted for Wishmaster 3: Above the Gates of Hell (2001).
Geiss was declared to a backward night affair with Weinstein in 2008. He allegedly emerged in a bathrobe
The French extra says Weinstein accustomed to beating her and cull off her sweater afterwards allurement her up to his Cannes accommodation to see the appearance in 1996, the NYT reported.
Judith Godrèche, 45, is a French extra and author. She has appeared in added than 30 films and will anon brilliant in an HBO ball about a French woman affective to Los Angeles.
Judith Godreche (pictured at the premiere of Nasty Baby in 2015) says Weinstein accustomed to beating her and cull off her sweater afterwards allurement her up to his Cannes accommodation to see the appearance in 1996
The extra says she was declared to a affair about approaching blur projects in 2003 age-old 24. Aback she accustomed she says Weinstein presented her with three scripts for his abutting three movies which he would let her brilliant in, alone if she had three-way sex with him. She fled the hotel, she told the NYT.
Dunning is a above extra angry apparel artisan best accepted for her role in Alias: The Roughest Cut (2006).
The ambitious extra was 24 aback she met Weinstein while confined tables as a academy inferior in 1984. She says he told her to accommodated him at his home. Aback she arrived, she says, he was naked in the ablution and told her she would accord a bigger audience if she was nude. She says she banned and left, letters the NYT.
Tomi-Ann Roberts was 24 aback she met Weinstein while confined tables
The Swingers extra was told Weinstein had to stop off in his accommodation to aces article up afterwards a screening in 1993.
He afflicted into a bathrobe and told her to beating her, she said. Aback she resisted she said the mogul alternate naked and chased her, letters the NYT.
Kendall, 48, is an American extra from Tennessee. She fabricated her name in Doug Liman's Swingers (1996).
Kendall, 48, was told Weinstein had to stop off in his accommodation to aces article up afterwards a screening in 1993
The actress, aforetime accepted as Lucia Stoller claims Weinstein afflicted her to accomplish articulate sex on him in 2004. Speaking to the New Yorker, she said that she suffered years of agony afterwards the adventure which occurred in a 'casting meeting' in a Miramax appointment in Manhattan. He reportedly declared her backward at night afterwards the incident.
The Mighty Aphrodite extra told the New Yorker that Weinstein accustomed to beating her in a auberge allowance at the 1995 Toronto International Blur Festival.
He afresh went to her home in the average of the night but she declared a macho acquaintance to assure her, she claimed. She said axis bottomward the mogul abnormally afflicted her career.
Sorovino, 50, is an American extra who came to bulge afterwards acceptable the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Extra for her achievement as a hooker with a affection of gold in Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite (1995).
Mira Sorvino (pictured starring in Intruders in 2014) said Weinstein accustomed to beating her in a auberge room
The extra additionally said her career suffered afterwards she rebuffed Weinstein's advances in the aboriginal 1990s. At a auberge affair he accustomed to put her duke on his arrect penis, she claims in the New Yorker.
Rosanna Arquette, 58, is an American actress, blur director, and producer. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her achievement in the 1982 TV blur The Executioner's Song.
The actress, who fabricated her advance in 1996 in the Weinstein-produced slasher awakening cine Scream, reportedly sued Weinstein afterwards he assaulted her in 1997 at the Sundance Blur Festival.
She active a non-disclosure acceding at the abutting of the clothing and has alone referred to him askance in amusing media since. On Sunday she referred to actuality abused by a 'monster' and has ahead referred to actuality raped by a flat head.
Producer Harvey Weinstein (left) and extra Rose McGowan access to the premiere of 'Grindhouse' at the Orpheum Theatre on March 26, 2007 in Los Angeles
Judd says that during filming for 1997 abstruseness Kiss the Girls Weinstein afresh asked her to watch him shower.
She was one of the women who batten out to The New York Times this week, saying: 'Women accept been talking about Harvey amidst ourselves for a continued time, and it's artlessly above time to accept the chat publicly.'
Judd says that during filming for 1997 abstruseness Kiss the Girls Weinstein afresh asked her to watch him shower
Emma De Caunes
French extra Emma de Caunes said that she met Weinstein in 2010. Anon afterwards he told her he had a calligraphy he was bearing based on a book with a able changeable character. Weinstein offered to appearance her the script, and asked her up to his allowance at the Ritz in Paris, area he began to booty a shower.
He afresh emerged naked and with an erection, allurement her to lay bottomward with him on the bed and cogent her that abounding had done so before, she told the New Yorker. 'I was actual petrified,' said de Caunes. 'But I didn't appetite to appearance him that I was petrified, because I could feel that the added I was freaking out, the added he was excited.'
French extra Emma de Caunes said that she met Weinstein in 2010 and he access her to his room
The British extra was 22 aback she was access up to his allowance at The Savoy afterwards actuality casting in The Advocate alongside Colin Firth. Weinstein accustomed to beating her and started affairs at her trousers afore he started masturbating.
Harvey Weinstein is accused of accosting Sophie Dix in a auberge room
'As anon as I was in there, I accomplished it was a abhorrent mistake. I got to the auberge room, I bethink allocution of a beating and I anticipation that was appealing gross. I anticipate he showed me his big aback and I begin that appealing horrid.
'Then afore I knew it, he started aggravating to cull my clothes off and pin me bottomward and I aloof kept saying, 'No, no, no.' But he was absolutely forceful. I bethink him affairs at my trousers and actuality and looming over me and I aloof array of – I am a big, able babe and I anchored … ran for the ablution and apprenticed the door.'
'I was in there for a while, I think. He went actual quiet. Afterwards a while I bethink aperture the aperture and seeing him aloof there adverse the door, masturbating, so I apprenticed bankrupt the aperture afresh and apprenticed it. Afresh aback I heard allowance account appear to the door, I aloof ran.'
She said the adventure larboard her bed apprenticed with abasement for six months and she absitively to end her cine career.
'I absitively if this what actuality an extra is like, I don't appetite it.'
The above artistic controlling at The Weinstein Company, told admiral there in the abatement of 2015 that there was 'a baneful ambiance for women at this company' afterwards one of her colleagues told her that Weinstein had pressured her into massaging him while he was naked, the NYT reported.
A above artistic controlling at The Weinstein Aggregation told admiral there in the abatement of 2015 that there was 'a baneful ambiance for women at this company'
The Italian extra and model, 24, told the NYT that in March 2015 Weinstein access her to his New York office. There, she said, he asked if her breasts were absolute afore avaricious them and putting his easily up her skirt. She appear the declared adventure to police, but they did not columnist charges. According to the NYT, Weinstein afterwards paid her off.
Italian extra and archetypal Ambra Battilana, 24, alleges that Weinstein affective her breasts and put his duke up her skirt
Weinstein reportedly pressured Jessica Barth (pictured) to accord him a naked massage
Weinstein reportedly pressured the extra to accord him a naked beating in the Peninsula Auberge in 2011.
Jessica Barth, 39, is an American date and blur actress, accepted for assuming Tami-Lynn McCaferty in the blur Ted and its sequel.
A above assembly abettor and the Weinstein company, she told the NYT that Weinstein had asked her to accord him massages from 1991 onwards, while they were both in London and Dublin. 'It was so manipulative,' she told the NYT. 'You consistently catechism yourself - am I the one who is the problem?' Weinstein denied knowledge.
Nestor was a acting abettor of the Weinstein Aggregation for aloof one day in 2014 aback Weinstein approached her and offered to addition her career in barter for sex, the NYT reported.
Perkins was an abettor of Weinstein's based in London. Age-old 25 in 1998, she reportedly confronted Weinstein afterwards she and 'several' others were addled and afterwards acclimatized out of court.
She said she was subjected to inappropriate requests or comments in auberge rooms.
Zelda Perkins reportedly confronted Weinstein afterwards she and 'several' others were addled and afterwards acclimatized out of court
Produced Karlsen told The Hollywood Anchorman on Sunday that about 30 years ago an bearding adolescent changeable controlling who had formed at Miramax with Weinstein had begin him naked in her bedchamber one night. The exec was in a abode busy by Miramax at the time to cut its overheads.
Karlsen, 57, is the Oscar-nominated British ambassador of Carol and The Crying Game.
A freelance calligraphy reader, she told the UK's Sunday Times that Weinstein had summoned her to his auberge allowance in London afore cogent her to get in the ablution with him.
Campbell, 58, is an artist, calligrapher, columnist and writer, built-in in the arctic of Scotland and currently active in London, England.
Campbell, 58, (pictured in 2004) said that Weinstein had summoned her to his auberge allowance in London
The above Fox account host said that Weinstein trapped her in a bankrupt restaurant and masturbated in advanced of her to achievement in 2007.
He allegedly took her to a bankrupt restaurant below a club she had visited and attempted to kiss her, afresh aback she banned he cornered her and fabricated her watch him blow himself, according to The Huffington Post.
Sivan is now a TV anchorman in Los Angeles and was a bounded announcer in New York 10 years ago aback her appointment with Weinstein allegedly occurred.
Former Fox account host Lauren Sivan said that Weinstein trapped her in a bankrupt restaurant and masturbated in advanced of her to achievement in 2007
Hynes said she was access to audience for Weinstein aback she was 19 - in a bikini. She said she banned to abrasion the deficient account - and absent the job.
British extra Hynes, 44, formally accepted as Jessica Stevenson, is best accepted for her roles in the Bridget Jones movies and for co-creating and co-writing the ball Spaced.
Jessica Hynes said she was access to audience for Weinstein aback she was 19 - in a bikini. She said she banned to abrasion the deficient account - and absent the job
British extra Romola Garai said she acquainted 'violated' afterward a affair with Harvey Weinstein in his London auberge allowance aback she was 18 in which he was in a bathrobe.
Garai, best accepted for her role in Atonement, said she had already been assassin for a allotment but was told to audience abreast with the Hollywood mogul because 'you had to be alone accustomed by him'.
'Like every added woman in the industry, I've had an 'audition' with Harvey Weinstein,' she told The Guardian. 'So I had to go to his auberge allowance in the Savoy and he answered the aperture in his bathrobe. I was alone 18. I acquainted abandoned by it'.
Garai, 35, is an English actress, writer, and director. She is accepted for actualization in the films Amazing Grace, Atonement, and Glorious 39.
British extra Romola Garai said she acquainted 'violated' afterward a affair with Harvey Weinstein in his London auberge allowance aback she was 18
French extra Florence Darel has claimed that she was addled by the ambassador in 1993.
Darel, 49, who aboriginal came to apprehension in Eric Rohmer's 'A Tale of Springtime' in 1990, told French media that Weinstein had promised to advice accomplish her big in America if she became his 'part-time' mistress.
She said she aboriginal had to exhausted off his advances afterwards Weinstein's aggregation Miramax bought the 1993 appearance industry ball 'A la mode' in which she appeared.
The afterward year, pushed by her agent, she agreed to accommodated Weinstein in a Paris hotel, area he he asked her to be his bedmate 'a few canicule a year'.
Actress Florence Darel, 49, appear on Thursday to French media that cine mogul Harvey Weinstein had promised to advice accomplish her big in America if she became his 'part-time' mistress
Weinstein allegedly behaved afield against a woman active as his abettor in 1990. The case was acclimatized out of court.
Another bearding assistant
In 2015, Weinstein reportedly pressured addition abettor into giving him a naked beating in the Peninsula Hotel, area he is additionally said to accept pressured Barth.
Unnamed Miramax employee
At one point in the aboriginal 1990s, a adolescent woman is declared to accept aback larboard the aggregation afterwards an appointment with Weinstein. She additionally acclimatized out of court.
A woman who did not ambition to be called because she feared Weinstein's access told The New York Times that the ambassador had summoned her to his auberge at an alien date and raped her.