Uma Thurman on Harassment in Hollywood: "When I'm Ready, I'll Say What I Have to Say"
"I've been waiting to feel less angry," the actress said about choosing not to speak out on the topic just yet.
Uma Thurman has yet to weigh in on the mounting allegations of harassment by powerful men in Hollywood, but don't rule her out of the discussion.
In an interview with Access Hollywood at the premiere of The Parisian Woman, the actress said she's waiting for her anger to subside before lending her voice or sharing her own stories.
"I don't have a tidy soundbite for you, because I am not a child and I have learned that when I have spoken in anger, I usually regret the way I express myself," she said. "So I've been waiting to feel less angry, and when I'm ready, I'll say what I have to say."
As the number of women coming forward with harassment and assault allegations against men in power continues to grow, many prominent actresses — including Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Lupita Nyong'o and Ashley Judd — have revealed they were harassed or abused in their early careers. Thurman told the outlet their decision to speak out and turn the tide in Hollywood was "commendable."
The actress has worked with Harvey Weinstein, whose accusers now total more than 90, on multiple films including the Kill Bill franchise and Pulp Fiction.
Weinstein is being investigated by police in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, New York and London for alleged acts of sexual assault. On Friday, the NYPD announced it had an "actual case" with valid evidence against the disgraced producer.
Director James Toback, actor Kevin Spacey, filmmaker Brett Ratner, Amazon exec Roy Price and WME agent Adam Venit are among those who have also been outed for harassment and sexual misconduct in the wake of claims against Weinstein.