According to a Huffington Post report, Lauren Sivan who was working as a news anchor with a local cable channel in NY at the time said the experience had left her shocked and that she had discussed the incident with her friends who had advised her to remain quiet. The group then made their way to a Cuban-themed club and restaurant where Weinstein offered to take her on a private tour of the club's then-closed kitchen. After a while she was allowed entry and came across Sivan and Weinstein as they were exiting the kitchen area. Although she and Sivan left immediately afterwards and Sivan told her what had happened as soon as they were outside, Sivan says that she has remained quiet about the incident for the last ten years for fear of repercussions. She had a friend with her, and "just before Sivan left, the friend told her that if she wasn't back in 10 minutes, she would come to check on her".
The incident only ended when he allegedly "ejaculated quickly into a potted plant that was in the vestibule and then proceeded to zip up his trousers and they walked back into the kitchen".
The only way for Sivan to get away from him required her to get past him and go through the kitchen.
Bloom, who led the charge against Bill O'Reilly when he faced allegations of sexual harassment at Fox News, had recently come under fire for her support of Weinstein.
At that point, Sivan claims that Weinstein exposed himself and began masturbating. Sivan tweeted the interview on Friday, saying that she was lucky enough to not need a job or favor from Weinstein at the time of the incident. Sivan says Weinstein ejaculated quickly into a potted plant that was in the vestibule and then proceeded to zip up his trousers and they walked back into the kitchen.More news: NZ could face Labour-Green government
One day after a New York Times report revealed decades of sexual-harassment accusations made by women against the Weinstein Company's Harvey Weinstein - including but not limited to "appearing almost or fully naked in front of them, requiring them to be present while he bathed or repeatedly asking for a massage or initiating one himself" - Fox News reporter Lauren Sivan has gone on the record with the Huffington Post to make a similarly distressing allegation.
The Harvey Weinstein story continues to get worse.
Weinstein has been the subject of increasing controversy since the release of an explosive New York Times article that detailed accusations of sexual harassment from numerous women. "Let's just say they have an "inconsistent" relationship". She took a hard pass, reminding him she had a boyfriend, and ended the call.
Three members of The Weinstein Company board have quit and the married mogul, 65, is taking a leave of absence.