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Jessica Chastain was told to ‘calm down’ over Weinstein comments

Jessica Chastain was told to ‘calm down’ over Weinstein comments

London: When the sexual misconduct allegations were building up against the studio mogul, Harvey Weinstein, actress Jessica Chastain was one of the many actresses who came forward to speak out against the disgraced producer.

Now, the actress has revealed that after sending the tweets, she received an email from a “well-known actor” who told her to stop speaking out on the micro-blogging website, reports Metro.co.uk.

While appearing on a leading U.K. talk show, Chastain said, “I was tweeting a lot at the time and actually got an email from a well-known actor that said, ‘Calm down’. I found that heartbreaking and can only think he didn’t understand the movement that was happening.”

The ‘Molly’s Game’ actress didn’t give any further hints about the actor’s identity.

Jessica, herself, has had many unsatisfactory run-ins with Harvey. In October, she tweeted that she was “warned” about him.

Chastain tweeted, “I was warned from the beginning. The stories were everywhere. To deny that is to create an environment for it to happen again.”

The ‘Miss Sloane’ star also shared an article that addressed the need for men to help change Hollywood’s culture of inappropriate behaviour towards women

She added, “Yes. I’m sick of the media demanding only women speak up. What about the men? Perhaps many are afraid to look at their own behavior.”

Weinstein has been accused by more than 80 women of sexual assault, including prominent A-listers – Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjeline Jolie and Cara Delevingne.

(ANI)