Lupita Nyong’o accuses Harvey Weinstein of harassment

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of harassment.

She spoke out in a New York Times article, saying she was lured to his room under false pretences.

He then said that he wanted to give her a massage, she claimed, saying she initially thought he was joking.

Weinstein faces allegations of sexual misconduct and assault from dozens of women. He has “unequivocally” denied having “non-consensual sex”.

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Nyong’o, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for 12 Years a Slave, was a drama student at the time of the alleged incident.

She said she had been invited to his family home in Connecticut, apparently to watch a film, shortly after they first met in 2011.

He then insisted that she leave the screening room with him, she claimed.

‘I felt unsafe’

Nyong’o, 34, wrote: “Harvey led me into a bedroom – his bedroom – and announced that he wanted to give me a massage.

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