Paltrow’s ‘secret part’ in exposing Weinstein

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Paltrow’s ‘secret part’ in exposing Weinstein

New book reveals that star was 'determined' to help journalists' investigation into disgraced movie mogul

Nick Allen

Gwyneth Paltrow was a secret early source for journalists investigating Harvey Weinstein, and played a “much more active” role than previously known in the events that ultimately led to his arrest.

The actress was one of the first people to pass information about the movie mogul to New York Times journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, they have revealed.

On one occasion, Paltrow faced a “hair-raising” situation as Weinstein turned up early at her house for a party she was hosting, unaware that the actress was already speaking to journalists about him. Paltrow hid in her own bathroom and phoned the journalists, saying: “What do I do? He’s here!”..

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