Women say Harvey Weinstein raped, harassed them

The list of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged victims is growing. Three women told the New Yorker magazine that Weinstein raped them. And some A-List actresses are saying they endured unwanted advances from Weinstein two decades ago. They say they are speaking out now to support the others who have come forward.

One woman actually told the NYPD of being assaulted in 2015 but no case was ever brought against the Hollywood heavyweight.

"My heart was racing and I was very scared," said filmmaker Louisette Geiss, the latest woman to break her silence and come forward with sexual harassment allegations against Weinstein. She said that in 2008 Weinstein invited her to a meeting in his office, which was adjacent to his hotel room, to discuss a film she was working on.

"After about 30 minutes he asked to excuse himself and go to the bathroom," she said at a news conference Tuesday. "He returned in nothing but a robe with the front open and he was buck naked."

Geiss said she tried to leave but Weinstein grabbed her by the arm.

"He led me to his bathroom pleading that I just watch him masturbate," she said.

Similar stories have emerged over and over in recent days. Actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Mira Sorvino, and Rosanna Arquette are adding their names to the list of alleged victims.

Paltrow told the New York Times that when she was 22 and about to start shooting the movie "Emma" Weinstein summoned her to his hotel room, placed his hands on her, and then suggested they get massages.

Jolie told the paper she had a bad experience with Weinstein in her youth and chose never to work with him again.

Italian actress Asia Argento is one of three women who told the New Yorker that Weinstein raped them.

There have been questions about why none of the women spoke up when the alleged incidents happened but one woman did. The New Yorker reported that model Ambra Batillara Guiterrez was so shaken after Weinstein allegedly groped her during a 2015 meeting that she went to the NYPD. Officers convinced her to meet him again at the Tribeca Grand Hotel and wear a wire during the encounter.

In an audio recording posted on the New Yorker's website, Guiterrez can be heard asking, "Why yesterday you touched my breast?" and a man, purportedly Weinstein, replying, "Oh, please, I'm sorry, just come on in, I'm used to that."

Despite Weinstein admitting to groping Guitierrez, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. decided not to prosecute.

Former sex abuse prosecutor Wendy Murphy, a professor at New England Law, said that decision raises serious questions.

"You had the report, you had the confession, you had it clear that this was a man, by his own words, who had sexually assaulted a woman and in a sense was continuing his predatory behavior towards her and was talking about what happened as if it was no big deal," Murphy said. "Talk about a guy who needs to be prosecuted!"

The D.A.'s office sent a statement to Fox 5.

"If we could have prosecuted Harvey Weinstein for the conduct that occurred in 2015, we would have," Chief Assistant D.A. Karen Friedman-Agnifilo said in the statement. "While the recording is horrifying to listen to, what emerged from the audio was insufficient to prove a crime under New York law, which requires prosecutors to establish criminal intent."

Friedman-Agnifilo said the office investigated further but would not have been able to prove intent. She said any victims should contact the D.A.'s sex crimes hotline at (212) 335-9373.

Weinstein's representative told the New Yorker that he unequivocally denies any allegations of non-consensual sex.