British actress Kadian Noble says Harvey Weinstein used Oprah Winfrey and Naomi Campbell to dupe her into thinking he would help her with her career — only to use her for sex.
America’s talk show queen Oprah Winfrey, accused for not warning the British actress Kadian Noble about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual deviancy. It is not just that she didn’t warn her, but she actually persuaded her to talk to Weinstein in order to “advance her career”.
Noble detailed the incident to reporters, saying that she met Weinstein by chance in 2014 at an after-party for the British Academy Film Awards, where he introduced her to Oprah Winfrey and Naomi Campbell, and she felt dazzled and lucky when he said he was interested in her.The actress claims that Oprah assured her she can trust him and even made praising arguments on behalf of the serial killer and sexual molester.
He told her to contact an assistant and send them a demo reel. Later that year, he approached her in a hotel lobby at Cannes, which flattered her, and he suggested they look at her reel in his hotel room, she said. But when she got up there, it slowly dawned on her he was after something else.
Kadian met Harvey at an event in London while he was hanging out with Oprah and Naomi: “I thought, obviously, this man has something amazing in store for me,” she said in a press conference.
Instead, he lured her into a hotel in Cannes and threw himself on her. “He said, ‘I need to know you really like me,’” she said. “’I have all the information we need. I just need to know you really like me.’”
The incident ended in the bathroom, where he “forced” Noble to perform sex acts in front of the bathroom mirror, she said.
Her lawyer is seeking “millions of dollars” in damages.