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Ellen Barkin gets a lift to Terry Gilliam’s Harvey Weinstein apology

When not teaching us how make Monty Python-style stop animation, Terry Gilliam is opining about Harvey Weinstein. The killer line comes: “Harvey opened the door for a few people, a night with Harvey — that’s the price you pay.”

No word from the disgraced movie mogul, last seen nipping into The Meadows in Arizona for treatment to whatever syndrome his behaviour can be filed under. “The Meadows exists to heal your trauma,” oozes the reassuringly expensive clinic, where Weinstein has been housed since last October. We wish him well with his morbid attraction to actors and plant pots.

And here to help Harvey get well is Gilliam, who tells AFP:

“It is a world of victims. I think some people did very well out of meeting with Harvey and others didn’t. The ones who did, knew what they were doing. These are adults; we are talking about adults with a lot of ambition.”

Variety adds:

Gilliam also claimed that some of the women didn’t actually suffer, but used Weinstein to further their careers, and that he knew women who walked out of meetings with the mogul before getting sexually abused.

Meanwhile… on twitter, Ellen Barkin – who starred in Gilliam’s 1998 film Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – tweeted:

 

 

Whatever can she mean?

terry gilliam weinstein

Posted: 18th, March 2018 | In: Celebrities, News | Comment


Occupy Ellen Barkin: Rich actress joins the 99%

ELLEN Barkin is the latest multi-millionaire to join the Occupy Wall Street Movement. The 1% are also the 99%. The rich really do want it all. Ellen Barkin is upset at the police arresting an Occupy Wall Street protestor. She then claims that NYPD cop shoved her out of the way. Parts of the action were recorded by Sam Levinson, Ellen Barkin’s boyfriend. No, he doesn’t step in to defend his lady. Sam Levinson films her and posts it on the web. We are each of us heroes in our own way.

The NY Post records the Barkin v NYPD smack down thus:

Cop: “Sidewalk, Miss”

Ellen Barkin: “Get your motherfucking hands off me”.

Yeah that’s what I thought. How that cop must have wished he’d have said Ms.

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Posted: 2nd, January 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment