A clip from the late “Paul Sorvino” shows “strangle” Harvey Weinstein again

He threatened to beat Weinstein.

Amid an outpouring of tributes to late screen icon Paul Sorvino, who died Monday at the age of 83 of natural causes, one video in particular seemed to resonate with fans: a clip from “Goodfellas” that threatens to strangle the life of humiliated Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. ancient excerpt She got 126,000 views on Twitter Social media also praised the deceased’s speech art for standing up to predators.

“It is unbelievably reprehensible that women have been treated this way,” Sorvino told local news outlet KCAL9 at the Golden Globes in January 2018. She brought charges Weinstein, 70, of rape, sexual assault or sexual harassment.

“When you have a wonderful mother like me, you are automatically a feminist. That’s why I have this wonderful wife,” added the “Godfather of Harlem” actor. “The truth is that anyone who exploits women should be publicly stifled and I volunteer.”

Social media has praised Sorvino for his pro-women stance.

“F-king legend!!” Impressed by a fan on Twitter, adding in follow tweet, “I wish more men would think and act like this!!”

“Harvey could have swam with the fish,” another fawn, While A supporter of Sorvino declared“A man defends women!”

Elsewhere in the interview, Sorvino addressed the alleged horrific incident, in which his daughter claimed to be blacklisted in Hollywood for rejecting Weinstein’s attempts.

Paul Sorvino and Mira Sorvino during
Paul Sorvino and Mira Sorvino during the Los Angeles premiere of The Cooler at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood.
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“It was rejected, we know it,” lamented the “Romeo and Juliet” star. “It’s horrible. She deserves all the new looks and opportunities she might not have because she’s got it all, she’s got the whole package and she’s an amazing human being.”

In 2017, the 54-year-old Sorvino told The New Yorker that Weinstein, 65, tried to massage her and “stalked” her into a hotel room in 1995, then invited herself to her apartment a few weeks later, bypassing her concierge. She refused to leave until a friend invited her to stand when her boyfriend arrived.

“I can’t say for sure if it’s [my career] The “Summer Of Sam” actress admitted. “But I won an Academy Award with Miramax. Not going on and acting in their films in the past doesn’t make sense. I felt that if I accepted Harvey’s lead, I would have continued making films with them, and they were the people who won Academy Awards for this decade.”

Harvey Weinstein leaves New York City Criminal Court after his bail hearing on December 6, 2019 in New York City
Harvey Weinstein leaves New York City Criminal Court after his bail hearing on December 6, 2019 in New York City
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According to director Peter Jackson, Weinstein reportedly prevented Mira Sorvino from considering her role in the highly successful “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.

That didn’t sit well with her father, who told TMZ in 2018: “If I met him on the street, he’d hope he’d go to jail.”

“Because if we come across [one another], I think he will magically be lying on the floor.” “He will go to prison. Son of a father h, good to him if he goes, because if not, he must meet me, and I will kill that mother. “

Paul Sorvino is perhaps best known for playing mob boss Paul Cicero in Martin Scorsese's 1990 mob epic.
Paul Sorvino is perhaps best known for playing mob boss Paul Cicero in Martin Scorsese’s 1990 mob epic “Goodfellas”.
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He claimed at the time that he only learned about the sexual harassment and assault and blacklisted the allegations against the “Shakespeare in Love” filmmaker when the audience learned, saying, “If I had known that, he wouldn’t have been walking. He would have been in a wheelchair.”

“My daughter is a wonderful person,” he said at the time. “A brave and wonderful human being does not deserve to be treated this way by this pig. This pig will get his result. The law will get it. He will go to prison and die in prison. But if he does not… I will slap him. I will not do anything terrible.”

Paul Sorvino, shown here in 2018,
Paul Sorvino, shown here in 2018, died Monday at the age of 83 from natural causes.
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After her father’s death, Mira tweeted a touching greeting To her late father and women’s rights advocate.

“My great father, Paul Sorvino,” wrote the grieving playwright. “My heart is torn apart – a life of love, joy and wisdom ended with him.

She added, “He was the coolest dad. I love him so much. I’m sending you love in the stars daddy as you go up.”


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