By Rod Ardehali For Mailonline. A Sex and the City star is the latest to open up about having to deal with unwanted sexual advances in Hollywood. Gilles Marini, who starred in the hit movie, as well as Dancing with the Stars , said he was approached by 'extremely powerful people', after finding success. Gilles Marini, who starred in the Sex and the City movie, as well as Dancing with the Stars, is the latest to open up about having to deal with unwanted sexual advances in Hollywood. Gaining fame as Kim Cattrall's lover Dante in the film version of the popular long-running series, the star said he was targeted particularly after the movie's success. Marini's comments come amid the furore surrounding the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
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French model-actor Gilles Marini is shown in this undated publicity photograph from the film "Sex and the City. I have never done so much press in my life or received so many emails. Since the world premiere in London four weeks ago, Marini said he had received over 17, hits on his MySpace page and job offers have been rolling in but he is taking his time before deciding on his next move. To handle the attention, Marini has taken on a publicist who is getting word out on the relatively unknown star. Marini, who has a Greek mother and Italian father, has worked as a model for years, most notably as a runway model for Georgio Armani in Milan.
Gilles Marini reveals unwanted Hollywood sexual advances
Sex and the City actor Gilles Marini has opened up about his experience of unwanted sexual advances in Hollywood in the midst of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Marini, who played Samantha Jones's [Kim Cattrall] attractive neighbour Dante in Sex and the City: The Movie, said that he was approached by "extremely powerful people" after appearing in the film. After revealing that he had been propositioned "many times" by Hollywood executives during and after his stint on Sex and the City, Marini noted that sexual misconduct affects all industries, and not just the film business.
Sex and the City actor and Dancing with the Stars contestant Gilles Marini is opening up about his experience dealing with unwanted sexual advances in Hollywood. The French-born model and actor gained U. Marini made the comments in connection with the Harvey Weinstein scandal. The Oscar-winning producer has been accused of sexual misconduct by over 50 women since The New York Times and The New Yorker documented decades of alleged abuse in detailed articles earlier this month.