“I’m talking about ripping about my dreams”: Harvey Weinstein’s Youngest Victim Reveals How Disgraced Rapist Killed Her Self-Esteem

Kaja Sokola came to the US from Poland in 2002 to become an actress, which was when she met the now-disgraced Hollywood mogul, Harvey Weinstein. in 2019, she waivered her anonymity and came out in public to launch legal actions against the now-convicted sex offender. The Polish-born model turned psychologist explained Page Six at the New York Film Festival premiere of She Said about how the alleged sexual assault ‘ripped’ her dreams.

Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein

Sakola, who is working on a book of her own, shared that the traumatic event has changed her life. Also on the red carpet for the premiere was another alleged Weinstein accuser — model Ambra Battilana Gutierrez — who went to the police to file a complaint when Weinstein reportedly sexually assaulted her in 2015 while they were reviewing her portfolio.

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How Harvey Weinstein lured Kaja Sakola to sexually assault her

Kaja Sokala, who is the youngest known victim of the movie producer’s alleged assaults, met Harvey Weinstein in 2002 at a modeling event. Weinstein invited her for lunch after a few days but instead took her back to his apartment where he allegedly molested her. As she fought back tears and screamed while attempting to leave, Weinstein allegedly blocked the door and yelled that she needed to calm down and work on her stubbornness.

Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein in his trials

Sakola had remained anonymous in an earlier class action lawsuit against the disgraced producer but has now removed herself from that group and gone public. The 33-year-old, who said she works as a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist, is also suing Bob Weinstein, Miramax, and Disney for allegedly enabling Harvey Weinstein.

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Kaja Sakola recalls how the assault affected her career

At the New York Film Festival premiere of the upcoming movie She Said,  Sakola explained how it was very tough for her for a long time.“When you are a kid you don’t know any better, at least me, I was full of trust,” she said,

“I was in my home full of love and secure and then I ended up here being completely alone, it’s not time to talk but the fashion industry is not the best. So, yes, it definitely harmed me in many ways and I’m not talking just about sexual abuse, I’m talking about ripping up my dreams, my dignity, my self.”

She later also explained how so many of the life decisions she made and relationships she later continued after the incident was based on trauma, co-dependency, and emotional abuse. Kaja Sokola said that allegedly being sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein when she was just 16 years old, ripped up her “dreams, dignity and self.”

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Universal Pictures’s She Said will publish the sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein

Five years after a pair of exposés revealed Harvey Weinstein’s long trail of sexual abuse of women, She Said, a film that dramatizes the dogged fight to uncover years of allegations against the movie mogul, premiered Thursday at the New York Film Festival. Starring Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan, the movie covers the time Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey worked together to expose Weinstein. The two stars were also at the premiere, rubbing the shoulders with the accusers.

She said movie
She Said movie premiere

Harvey Weinstein, meanwhile, is currently being tried in Los Angeles for 11 counts of rape and sexual assault. He has pled not guilty. As for now, Weinstein is serving a 23-year prison sentence in New York, after being convicted on two charges in 2020. The New York Times and The New Yorker were awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for their coverage of Weinstein. The scandal triggered many similar allegations against powerful men around the world and led to the ousting of many of them from their positions.

Source: Page Six

Lovkesh Singh
Lovkesh Singh

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