Jason Priestley Says He Punched Harvey Weinstein In The Face
Awards season is notorious for snubs and sentimental moments. The Golden Globes in particular are notable because they provide a forum for those in the TV and movie business to rub elbows together, and a lot of times this happens at after parties for the awards ceremony. Over the weekend, Beverly Hills, 90210 actor Jason Priestley explained that the 1995 Golden Globes after party he attended was a memorable one for him, because he says it is when he punched Harvey Weinstein in the face.
Speaking after Mira Sorvino responded to a report from Peter Jackson which noted Harvey Weinstein had actively derailed her career, Jason Priestley shared his own story of an interaction he had with the Hollywood producer. According to Priestley, Weinstein asked him to clear out at the Miramax Golden Globes after party back in 1995. Priestley says he was getting ready to leave when Harvey Weinstein confronted him. The actor said the exchange happened as follows:
‘I didn’t say you had to leave’ [Weinstein] replied. ‘You just told me to leave… right over there,’ I tell him once again. Getting heated now….