Decades before the slew of sexual misconduct allegations arose against Harvey Weinstein, actor Jason Priestley allegedly had a run-in with him that led to Priestley punching the disgraced movie mogul in the face.
On Friday, the Beverly Hills, 90210 star, 48, recounted the incident on Twitter after it was first revealed by actress Tara Strong, who suggested Weinstein might have tried to derail Priestley’s career after the fight in the same way Weinstein allegedly had done to whistleblowers Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd.
According to Priestley, the alleged fight occurred at the Miramax after party for the 1995 Golden Globes.
“Harvey told me I had to leave… I was leaving when he grabbed me by the arm and said ‘What are you doing? ‘I said ‘You told me leave, I’m leaving,’ ” Priestley wrote when asked by a fan if there was more to Strong’s story. “‘I didn’t say you had to leave’ he replied. ‘You just told me …