Uma Thurman releases footage of car wreck she said she suffered at the hands of Tarantino, Weinstein

Uma Thurman is ticked.

The 47-year-old actress released footage on Monday of a car crash she was involved in while filming the 2003 film “Kill Bill, an incident she said occurred due to director Quentin Tarantino’s negligence and which producer Harvey Weinstein reportedly tried to cover up.

i post this clip to memorialize it’s full exposure in the nyt by Maureen Dowd. the circumstances of this event were negligent to the point of criminality. i do not believe though with malicious intent. Quentin Tarantino, was deeply regretful and remains remorseful about this sorry event, and gave me the footage years later so i could expose it and let it see the light of day, regardless of it most likely being an event for which justice will never be possible. he also did so with full knowledge it could cause him personal harm, and i am proud of him for doing the right thing and for his courage. THE COVER UP after the fact is UNFORGIVABLE. for this i hold Lawrence Bender, E. Bennett Walsh, and the notorious Harvey Weinstein solely responsible. they lied, destroyed evidence, and continue to lie about the permanent harm they caused and then chose to suppress. the cover up did have malicious intent, and shame on these three for all eternity. CAA never sent anyone to Mexico. i hope they look after other clients more respectfully if they in fact want to do the job for which they take money with any decency.

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In the footage, Thurman was seen losing control of the vehicle on a Mexican road, ultimately crashing into a tree.

“I post this clip to memorialize it’s full exposure in the nyt by Maureen Dowd,” the actress wrote on Instagram. “The circumstances of this event were negligent to the point of criminality.”

John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Quentin Tarantino Lawrence Bender, Harvey Weinstein and Zanne Devine. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision for Miramax/AP Images)

Thurman first spoke publicly about the incident during a bombshell New York Times article last week, in which she also described a sexual assault she experienced at the hands of Weinstein.

“The steering wheel was at my belly and my legs were jammed under me,” she recalled of the crash. “I felt this searing pain and thought, ‘Oh my God, I’m never going to walk again.’”

The celebrity said the accident, which took place after Tarantino pressured her to perform the stunt instead of a stunt person despite her misgivings, left her with permanent neck and knee damage.

Uma Thurman. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP).

In her Instagram Post, Thurman forgave Tarantino, who she said gave her the footage.

“Quentin Tarantino, was deeply regretful and remains remorseful about this sorry event, and gave me the footage years later so i could expose it and let it see the light of day, regardless of it most likely being an event for which justice will never be possible. He also did so with full knowledge it could cause him personal harm, and i am proud of him for doing the right thing and for his courage.”

 

She still held Weinstein, along with producers Lawrence Bender and E. Bennett Walsh, “solely responsible.”

Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau).

“THE COVER UP after the fact is UNFORGIVABLE. For this i hold Lawrence Bender, E. Bennett Walsh, and the notorious Harvey Weinstein solely responsible. They lied, destroyed evidence, and continue to lie about the permanent harm they caused and then chose to suppress. The cover up did have malicious intent, and shame on these three for all eternity.”

In a Monday night Deadline interview, Tarantino admitted to his role in the crash.

“I came in there all happy telling her she could totally do it, it was a straight line, you will have no problem. Uma’s response was…‘Okay.’ Because she believed me. Because she trusted me. I told her it would be okay. I told her the road was a straight line. I told her it would be safe. And it wasn’t. I was wrong.”

Uma Thurman and Harvey Weinstein. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage).

According to Thurman, Weinstein’s former company, Miramax, formerly offered to show Thurman the crash footage on the condition she agree to absolve the producers of responsibility for her suffering. The star refused.

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