'Scream' Star Skeet Ulrich Says He "Knew" About Harvey Weinstein Claims

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The actor, who currently stars on the CW's 'Riverdale,' talks about the allegations made against the disgraced mogul, who was an executive producer on the Wes Craven horror film.

Scream star Skeet Ulrich has opened up about the sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein in a new interview with Cosmopolitan.

Weinstein served as an executive producer on the 1996 Wes Craven horror film, in which Ulrich played Neve Campbell's character's creepy boyfriend. Ulrich can currently be seen on the CW's Archie Comics take, Riverdale.

Ulrich tells Cosmo when asked about Weinstein's alleged years of sexual harassment and assault, “I knew. Most people knew. I had dinner with someone who is one of the most famous women on the planet — I won’t say who it is — who has not come out, who told me similar things.… There is nothing you can do. I mean, what am I gonna do? I can’t step up, certainly then, on allegations. Honestly, and I think it’s what most people faced: How do you cut your livelihood from a very powerful corporation on something that you don’t know what the facts are?”

After a New York Times exposé revealed decades of alleged sexual harassment by Weinstein and more women have come forward with claims of harassment or assault, Ulrich said he's "glad" that multiple women have shared their stories.

“That’s what it takes,” Ulrich explained. “Because one person stepping up and making allegations is gonna hurt that one person and not help anyone, especially [against] someone with that power.”

Rose McGowan, who also starred in Scream, has been an outspoken critic of Weinstein's, claiming that he raped her.

Speaking on McGowan, Ulrich said he hasn’t seen the actress recently, but finds her confession telling of the industry.

“I saw her about a year ago, and that was the only time I’d seen her since like ’99 or something,” Ulrich said.

"None of this [news] was out at that time, so it certainly wasn’t anything I was going to bring up with her. It wasn’t even in my thought process," he added. "What industry is safe? Where is a beautiful woman, or any woman, free to walk down the street and not be a feast to some asshole’s eyes? I see how men can be. And then you give a man power? It’s scary.”

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