Matt Damon & George Clooney Reveal What They Did Know About Harvey Weinstein

George Clooney Dishes on Twins' Personalities, and Has Strong Words on Weinstein Scandal

Matt Damon Knew Harvey Winstein Harassed Gwyneth Paltrow Because Ben Affleck Told Him

Matt Damon has conceded that he was aware of the incident between Gyneth Paltrow and Harvey Weinstein, but he had always seen the co-founder of Miramax treated the actress to a " incredibly respectful ".

"But I will say that somebody knew and if there was a reporter that sat on a story for years and didn't write it, I want to know why because I would have liked to know to these stories". He was proud of that.

Asked if "there was some part of you that wished you had called him out", Damon said, "I don't know what I would have done".

"This level of criminal sexual predation was not something I ever thought was going on".

Damon said that you could tell nearly immediately that Weinstein was a bully upon meeting him. I knew that it was a man to women, I would not have liked to be married to this man.

The interview with the two stars comes as more than 40 women have accused Weinstein of sexual harassment and assault dating back decades.

Damon, who worked closely with Weinstein on movies such as Good Will Hunting, says working with the Weinstein was "intimidating". "She had handled it and she was the first lady of Miramax".

And for anyone in the entertainment industry who thinks they will get away with this horrific behavior, Clooney has a warning for all of the perpetrators.

Clooney went on to admit it's "beyond infuriating" to discover Weinstein had allegedly paid off a number of his reported victims, including actress Rose McGowan, to keep his bad behaviour under wraps, and it's made him more determined than ever to ensure the disgraced producer and others like him get their "comeuppance".

"Harvey would talk to me about women that he had had affairs with", said Clooney.

According to Paltrow, Weinstein met her at a hotel just before she started shooting for the 1996 film adaptation of Jane Austen's "Extra". "And there's some woman who was somehow assaulted, and it was at the Golden Globes, and I somehow missed it?" he said.

Amal and George Clooney at the premiere of Ave, Caesar! I never saw anything in front of me. "You're not going to be with them when they have to make a lot of these decisions. Right now I feel like my kids are innocent and don't have to deal with this stuff and I'm certainly concerned that at some point we'll all have to address it together".

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