Mimi Haleyi — who formerly worked as a production assistant on a Weinstein Company television series — is the latest woman to come forward with a sexual assault allegation against Harvey Weinstein
, accusing the fallen mogul of forcing himself onto her in 2006, while she was on her period.
Along with her attorney Gloria Allred
, Haleyi disclosed, on Tuesday afternoon at a New York City press conference, extremely graphic details of her multiple interactions with Weinstein.
Haleyi says she was first introduced to Weinstein at the European premiere of “The Aviator
” in 2004. She was in her 20s, though she declined to reveal her exact age at the time. She later saw Weinstein, for the second time, at the Cannes Film Festival.
“At that time, I was planning to spend some time in New York, so I asked Harvey
if I could help on any of his productions there. He said why don’t you see me at my hotel and we