Quentin Tarantino reveals his regrets about not having a ‘Man to Man’ conversation with Harvey Weinstein

Quentin Tarantino reveals his regrets about not having a 'Man to Man' conversation with Harvey Weinstein

For the majority of Quentin Tarantino’s filmmaking career, the writer/director’s movies were set up at companies run by Harvey and Bob Weinstein, be it Miramax or The Weinstein Company. Following the many sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein made public in 2017, Tarantino broke off his relationship with his brothers and began his 2019 movie. Once Upon a Time, HollywoodSony Pictures. Tarantino opened up about the things he wished he had. “man-to-man”Speak with the disgraced producer many years before.

Quentin Tarantino has been promoting Cinema Speculation and one of his latest stops was Who’s Talking to Chris WallaceYou can watch the movie with an HBO Max subscription. During the visit, Wallace brought up Tarantino’s relationship with Harvey Weinstein, and while the filmmaker claimed that he never heard any “talk of rape”Tarantino was connected to the producer because he had heard stories of sexual impropriety surrounding Weinstein. Tarantino acknowledged that he “chalked it up to a Mad Men-era version of the boss chasing the secretary around the desk,” but also wished he’d gone up to Weinstein to say “Harvey, you can’t do this.” Tarantino continued (via Variety):

The reason I didn’t [say something to Weinstein] was because that’s a real hard conversation to have. It felt pathetic to me. I felt what he was doing was pathetic and I didn’t want to deal with his pathetic-ness. I didn’t think it was, ‘Ok, you do this for me or you’re not going to get this movie.’ I never heard any actresses say anything like that. You know what? ‘Don’t get in the back of a limo with him.’ It was easy to compartmentalize that to some degree. This is what I feel terrible about. It is because I felt bad that we did not have a man–to-man conversation about it.

Quentin Tarantino stated that he knew there were Harvey Weinstein allegations in October 2017. “more to it than just the normal rumors, the normal gossip,” and that he first became aware of the producer’s behavior while he was dating Mira Sorvino, who’d had her own unfortunate experiences with Weinstein. Tarantino was still in his 20s at the time. “shocked and appalled,”He assumed that what had occurred was an exclusive event to Sorvino and that Weinstein would not have attempted to contact him again. Uma Thurman, however, recalled in 2018 that she had shared a relationship with Tarantino while working. Kill BillWeinstein had sexually assaulted her and the filmmaker demanded that he apologize.

In any case, Quentin Tarantino has now recounted, not only was he supposedly not aware of the full scope of what HarveyWeinstein had done to so many women, but he chose not to confront the producer about what he did know because he didn’t want to deal with the man’s “pathetic” nature. No matter what the truth of the story, Tarantino broke off all ties with The Weinstein Company. In May 2018, The Weinstein Company began selling its assets. The company went out of business by July 2018. It was reported that Tarantino was one of the filmmakers who owed a lot.

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced in March 2020 to 23 years imprisonment. His latest trial brought additional charges in Los Angeles on October 10, 2022. Kelly Sipherd, an actress, is one of the witnesses in this trial. Mel Gibson was also involved in the legal drama. As for Quentin Tarantino, he still has his 10th and final movie to work on, and along with confirming that it definitely won’t be anything Marvel or DC-related, don’t expect it to be about his own life either.

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