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News Story Source: By Daniel Miller, Meg James and Kim Christensen
The Australian model was ushered to an empty seat at a long table on a lush patio overlooking a swimming pool.
She didn't recognize the man seated next to her, but would quickly find out he was Harvey Weinstein, a brusque American producer in town for the film festival.
That first encounter of champagne and small talk would end in a much less elegant fashion hours later in a hotel room, where Weinstein stood before Brock naked and solicited a massage. She said she locked herself in a bathroom to escape him.
Still shaken by that night in 1998, Brock believes the events were set in motion by men connected to Weinstein.
"Someone put me there next to him — that was on purpose. I am pretty sure that there are a lot of people that would like to sit next to Harvey Weinstein," said Brock, 43, who was represented by a Milanese modeling agency at the time. "So why was it me?"
Weinstein, 65, is best known for his pioneering career in the independent fi
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