This past Thursday, Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o joined the ranks of women coming forward with stories of sexual harassment and abuse at the hands of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. Like all the experiences of the women Weinstein took advantage of, Nyong'o's encounter with the producer was deeply unsettling:
NO ONE WILL EVER BELIEVE YOU, HARVEY. DON'T YOU DARE TRY TO DISGRACE OUR FAVE GIRL.— Chrissa 👻 (@chrissahardy) October 20, 2017
He probably didn’t like how her account showed her ways to remove his power over a situation. I’m sure her being a woc affects it too.— Tim, Durdle Supreme (@timswar) October 20, 2017
Weinstein has been fired from his job at the Weinstein Company and was expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.