Book claims Gwyneth Paltrow ‘was instrumental in Harvey Weinstein probe’ | ITV News

The fallout from the allegations of sexual abuse by the film mogul Harvey Weinstein are still being felt throughout the film industry.

But what is only now becoming clear, thanks to a new book, is the role of perhaps his biggest star in briefing journalists in the early stages of their investigations into his behaviour.

The Oscar winning actress, Gywneth Paltrow, was one of the first to pass on what she knew about, in effect, her boss.

She played a “much more active role than anybody’s ever known”, according to New York Times journalist Jodi Kantor – who wrote a book on the #MeToo movement.

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