The painting was originally entitled "The Earth Itself" and was a gift Frida Kahlo gave to her intimate girlfriend, Mexican movie star Dolores del Rio. The pop star Madonna was trying to acquire this painting but was outbid. Frida never tried to hide her bisexuality, even from her husband Diego Rivera. This painting revealed her ambivalent sexuality.
Salma Hayek says Harvey Weinstein was a 'monster' during the making of 'Frida'
Weinstein Blackmailed Salma Hayek to Get Frida’s Nude Scene
In a new New York Times op-ed piece, Hayek wrote about her experience making "Frida," her film about famed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo , which she produced and starred in for Weinstein's now-former company Miramax. She said the disgraced movie mogul continually harassed her, showing up at her door "at all hours of the night, hotel after hotel, location after location. Weinstein has been accused by dozens of women, including Gwyneth Paltrow , Annabella Sciorra and more, of sexual misconduct and, in some cases, assault. See the statement at the bottom of this article.
Two Nudes in the Forest, 1939 by Frida Kahlo
Salma Hayek has become the latest woman to come forward with allegations of sexual harassment and bullying against producer Harvey Weinstein. In an oped for The New York Times , she wrote, "for years, he was my monster", and detailed how he allegedly propositioned her again and again. But his attempts to exert power over Hayek went beyond demands for massages and sex.
Things you buy through our links may earn New York a commission. Behind the scenes of Frida , Harvey Weinstein terrorized Salma Hayek, bombarding her with sexual advances, private insults, and unreasonable demands. He has denied all allegations of nonconsensual sex.