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Taylor Swift downplays link to disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

U.S. music star Taylor Swift. Source: FilmMagic

Taylor Swift says she wasn't subjected to any unwanted advances from disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein during their professional association.

Taylor Swift has played down her professional association with disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Weinstein held producer credits for the movies One Chance and The Giver, both of which featured Swift - in the former, a song, and in the latter, a supporting role. She also attended the premiere for The Giver in 2014.

In an interview with the Guardian the 29-year-old singer said she never spent time alone with the producer.

Taylor Swift.
Taylor Swift.
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"He'd call my management and be like, 'Does she have a song for this film?' And I'd be like, 'Here it is.'" Swift added that she would "get a vibe" from Weinstein and "would never vouch for him" and described his conduct (Weinstein is facing five charges of rape, sexual assault, and "predatory sexual assault" in New York, stemming from allegations from two women) as "a power thing".

Seeing as she wasn't in a subservient position to Weinstein, Swift said she wasn't vulnerable to any unwanted attention.

Harvey Weinstein.
Harvey Weinstein.
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"If you listen to the stories, he picked people who were vulnerable, in his opinion. It seemed like it was a power thing. So, to me, that doesn't say anything - that I wasn't in that situation."

"I believe women who come forward, I believe victims who come forward, I believe men who come forward."

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