Gwyneth Paltrow is trolled for silence on Harvey Weinstein

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Gwyneth Paltrow is being trolled on Instagram for posting a photo of mountains while staying silent about the numerous sexual harassment allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Paltrow, 45, is just one of several top actresses who have not publicly commented about the mounting allegations against Weinstein, who was terminated by his board of directors on Sunday after first being accused of sexually harassing actresses Rose McGowan and Ashley Judd.  

The two Hollywood stars were revealed to be victims of Weinstein’s rampant harassment in a New York Times piece released last week.  

It seems as though Paltrow’s fans and others have noticed her silence on Weinstein and are now trolling the star on social media. 

Especially since the mother-of-two won her only Oscar in 1998 for her role as Viola De Lesseps in the Weinstein-produced hit movie Shakespeare in Love.

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Gwyneth Paltrow is being trolled on Instagram for posting a photo of mountains while staying silent about the numerous sexual harassment allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

Gwyneth Paltrow is being trolled on Instagram for posting a photo of mountains while staying silent about the numerous sexual harassment allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

Gwyneth Paltrow is being trolled on Instagram for posting a photo of mountains while staying silent about the numerous sexual harassment allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

Paltrow is just one of several top actresses who have not publicly commented about the allegations against Weinstein. They are pictured together above at an Oscar party in 1999

Paltrow is just one of several top actresses who have not publicly commented about the allegations against Weinstein. They are pictured together above at an Oscar party in 1999

Paltrow is just one of several top actresses who have not publicly commented about the allegations against Weinstein. They are pictured together above at an Oscar party in 1999

It seems as though Paltrow's fans and others have noticed her silence on Weinstein and are now trolling the star on social media. Especially since she won an Oscar in 1998 for her role as Viola De Lesseps in the Weinstein-produced hit movie Shakespeare in Love (above)

It seems as though Paltrow's fans and others have noticed her silence on Weinstein and are now trolling the star on social media. Especially since she won an Oscar in 1998 for her role as Viola De Lesseps in the Weinstein-produced hit movie Shakespeare in Love (above)

It seems as though Paltrow’s fans and others have noticed her silence on Weinstein and are now trolling the star on social media. Especially since she won an Oscar in 1998 for her role as Viola De Lesseps in the Weinstein-produced hit movie Shakespeare in Love (above)

Two days ago, Paltrow shared a photo of mountains in Georgia (above) to her Instagram page and simply captioned it, 'Georgia sunrise/moonset' with no mention of the news rocking Hollywood

Two days ago, Paltrow shared a photo of mountains in Georgia (above) to her Instagram page and simply captioned it, 'Georgia sunrise/moonset' with no mention of the news rocking Hollywood

Two days ago, Paltrow shared a photo of mountains in Georgia (above) to her Instagram page and simply captioned it, ‘Georgia sunrise/moonset’ with no mention of the news rocking Hollywood

Two days ago, Paltrow shared a photo of mountains in Georgia to her Instagram page and simply captioned it, ‘Georgia sunrise/moonset’ with no mention of the news rocking Hollywood.

Hundreds of angry users on the social media site have left comments on photos calling her out for staying silent, despite the fact that McGowan pleaded on Twitter for ‘the ladies of Hollywood’ to support her. 

‘Any comment on Harvey Weinstein? Any support for the women who had the courage to speak out?’ one Instagram user let as a comment on the photo. 

‘You talk about empowerment, yet you remain silent on Weinstein. Let’s support other women.’, another user wrote. 

‘Your silence on the Harvey Weinstein situation speaks volume,’ a female Instagram user wrote to Paltrow.  

'Any comment on Harvey Weinstein? Any support for the women who had the courage to speak out?' one Instagram user let as a comment on the photo

'Any comment on Harvey Weinstein? Any support for the women who had the courage to speak out?' one Instagram user let as a comment on the photo

‘Any comment on Harvey Weinstein? Any support for the women who had the courage to speak out?’ one Instagram user let as a comment on the photo

'You talk about empowerment, yet you remain silent on Weinstein. Let's support other women.', another user wrote

'You talk about empowerment, yet you remain silent on Weinstein. Let's support other women.', another user wrote

‘You talk about empowerment, yet you remain silent on Weinstein. Let’s support other women.’, another user wrote

'Your silence on the Harvey Weinstein situation speaks volume,' a female Instagram user wrote to Paltrow

'Your silence on the Harvey Weinstein situation speaks volume,' a female Instagram user wrote to Paltrow

‘Your silence on the Harvey Weinstein situation speaks volume,’ a female Instagram user wrote to Paltrow

'Weinstein? The silence you and other actresses who have greatly prospered off of him as a producer is deafening and deeply,' another person wrote

'Weinstein? The silence you and other actresses who have greatly prospered off of him as a producer is deafening and deeply,' another person wrote

‘Weinstein? The silence you and other actresses who have greatly prospered off of him as a producer is deafening and deeply,’ another person wrote

One Instagram user asked, 'No comment on Harvey? Still a huge fan?'

One Instagram user asked, 'No comment on Harvey? Still a huge fan?'

One Instagram user asked, ‘No comment on Harvey? Still a huge fan?’

'When are you going to speak up about HW?' another person questioned

'When are you going to speak up about HW?' another person questioned

‘When are you going to speak up about HW?’ another person questioned

‘When are you going to speak up about HW?’ another person questioned. 

‘Weinstein? The silence you and other actresses who have greatly prospered off of him as a producer is deafening and deeply,’ another person wrote. 

One Instagram user asked, ‘No comment on Harvey? Still a huge fan?’ 

‘Hope you speak out about Harvey Weinstein. You have the platform to discuss this subject to make change,’ one person wrote.  

‘@gwynethpaltrow would think you’d be too disturbed / heartbroken about Harvey Weinstein news to post pretty pics from private planes?’ one Instagram user quipped on her page.  

'Hope you speak out about Harvey Weinstein. You have the platform to discuss this subject to make change,' one person wrote.

'Hope you speak out about Harvey Weinstein. You have the platform to discuss this subject to make change,' one person wrote.

‘Hope you speak out about Harvey Weinstein. You have the platform to discuss this subject to make change,’ one person wrote.

'@gwynethpaltrow would think you'd be too disturbed / heartbroken about Harvey Weinstein news to post pretty pics from private planes?' one Instagram user quipped on her page

'@gwynethpaltrow would think you'd be too disturbed / heartbroken about Harvey Weinstein news to post pretty pics from private planes?' one Instagram user quipped on her page

‘@gwynethpaltrow would think you’d be too disturbed / heartbroken about Harvey Weinstein news to post pretty pics from private planes?’ one Instagram user quipped on her page

'Nothing about #Weinstein? I'm as liberal as they come, but this silence from his cheerleaders is dumbfounding. Is your career more important than #womenrights?' a female Instagram user asked Paltrow

'Nothing about #Weinstein? I'm as liberal as they come, but this silence from his cheerleaders is dumbfounding. Is your career more important than #womenrights?' a female Instagram user asked Paltrow

‘Nothing about #Weinstein? I’m as liberal as they come, but this silence from his cheerleaders is dumbfounding. Is your career more important than #womenrights?’ a female Instagram user asked Paltrow

'Thoughts on Harvey? U (sic) r (sic) someone that people respect-U (sic) NEED TO SAY SOMETHING ABOUT THIS SITUATION, ESPECIALLY BECAUSE IN THE PAST U (sic) HAVE PRAISED THIS MAN.', another angry Instagram user wrote to the actress

'Thoughts on Harvey? U (sic) r (sic) someone that people respect-U (sic) NEED TO SAY SOMETHING ABOUT THIS SITUATION, ESPECIALLY BECAUSE IN THE PAST U (sic) HAVE PRAISED THIS MAN.', another angry Instagram user wrote to the actress

‘Thoughts on Harvey? U (sic) r (sic) someone that people respect-U (sic) NEED TO SAY SOMETHING ABOUT THIS SITUATION, ESPECIALLY BECAUSE IN THE PAST U (sic) HAVE PRAISED THIS MAN.’, another angry Instagram user wrote to the actress

‘Nothing about #Weinstein? I’m as liberal as they come, but this silence from his cheerleaders is dumbfounding. Is your career more important than #womenrights?’ a  female Instagram user asked Paltrow.  

‘Thoughts on Harvey? U (sic) r (sic) someone that people respect-U (sic) NEED TO SAY SOMETHING ABOUT THIS SITUATION, ESPECIALLY BECAUSE IN THE PAST U (sic) HAVE PRAISED THIS MAN.’, another angry Instagram user wrote to the actress. 

Hollywood heavyweight Meryl Streep was one of the first to break her silence about the situation on Monday with a statement.  

‘The disgraceful news about Harvey Weinstein has appalled those of us whose work he championed, and those whose good and worthy causes he supported,’ said Streep.

‘The intrepid women who raised their voices to expose this abuse are our heroes.’

Speaking out: Meryl Streep has released a lengthy statement four days after a bombshell report detailed Harvey Weinstein's decades of sexual harassment (pair above in 2012)

Speaking out: Meryl Streep has released a lengthy statement four days after a bombshell report detailed Harvey Weinstein's decades of sexual harassment (pair above in 2012)

Speaking out: Meryl Streep has released a lengthy statement four days after a bombshell report detailed Harvey Weinstein’s decades of sexual harassment (pair above in 2012)

She went on to say: ‘One thing can be clarified. Not everybody knew.’

Like Paltrow, many had been waiting for Streep to comment given her past praise of Weinstein, who she referred to as ‘God’ at the 2012 Golden Globes while accepting her Best Actress award for playing Margaret Thatcher in ‘The Iron Lady.’ 

Streep also revealed that she had no idea about the incidents of sexual harassment described by woman in the Times piece.

‘Harvey supported the work fiercely, was exasperating but respectful with me in our working relationship, and with many others with whom he worked professionally,’ said Streep.

‘I didn’t know about these other offenses: I did not know about his financial settlements with actresses and colleagues; I did not know about his having meetings in his hotel room, his bathroom, or other inappropriate, coercive acts.

Heralding the brave: 'The intrepid women who raised their voices to expose this abuse are our heroes,' added Streep, applauding their 'brave voices' (Ashley Judd above with Weinstein and Vince Vaughn in 1997, months after he harassed her inside a hotel room)

Heralding the brave: 'The intrepid women who raised their voices to expose this abuse are our heroes,' added Streep, applauding their 'brave voices' (Ashley Judd above with Weinstein and Vince Vaughn in 1997, months after he harassed her inside a hotel room)

Heralding the brave: ‘The intrepid women who raised their voices to expose this abuse are our heroes,’ added Streep, applauding their ‘brave voices’ (Ashley Judd above with Weinstein and Vince Vaughn in 1997, months after he harassed her inside a hotel room)

She continued: ‘And If everybody knew, I don’t believe that all the investigative reporters in the entertainment and the hard news media would have neglected for decades to write about it.’

Streep closed out by one again denouncing Weinstein’s actions and applauding the women who spoke.

‘The behavior is inexcusable, but the abuse of power familiar,’ said Streep.

‘Each brave voice that is raised, heard and credited by our watchdog media will ultimately change the game.’ 

This statement, which was first obtained by The Huffington Post, comes after four days of silence during which few celebrities were willing to voice public support for Rose McGowan and Ashley Judd.  

Standing string: McGowan has been the most vocal since Thursday, despite receiving a settlement and therefore being unable to speak about her experience (McGowan and Weinstein above in 2005)

Standing string: McGowan has been the most vocal since Thursday, despite receiving a settlement and therefore being unable to speak about her experience (McGowan and Weinstein above in 2005)

Standing string: McGowan has been the most vocal since Thursday, despite receiving a settlement and therefore being unable to speak about her experience (McGowan and Weinstein above in 2005)