Melanie Winiger (41) is not known, to the hot porridge around to talk. So she finds clear words as you can in the "home straight" about sexual harassment in the modeling and acting industry. She says: "Harvey Weinstein is a Pig!" He should not see Power as a responsibility but Power. But she not only criticizes the condemned movie Mogul, but also all the people who knew for years about his machinations know. "A lot of people have done nothing about this, and I think that's almost worse," she criticizes.
Also had to make Winiger negative experiences. "I've gotten a few invitations to Meet in the hotel room at 22 PM," she says of her time in Los Angeles. She knew that the time is, in principle, nothing out of the ordinary. Nevertheless, she was called up to the room. "I said: "We can gladly meet at 22, but then in the Lobby!""
looking back, she thanks her parents for having taught her to do what she believes is right. "For me it was always more important to protect, because I noticed early on that it can very quickly take a very comic way.""you have me tied up and attacked me"
But Melanie could not Winiger protect yourself from everything. In their school time, the actress violent racism was delivered. Because Winiger has your mommy Indian roots. "When I came to school, I realized very quickly that I was excluded for something I can't," she says. I started it in Zurich with the game "Cowboys and Indians". Since it was automatically the woman: "You never asked me what I would like to be the teacher." Her mother had come into the school and have made a complaint.
talk show host Urs Gredig (50) also uses the opportunity, the Ex-Miss Switzerland on your encounter with the today's US President, Donald Trump (73) at the Miss Universe election of 1997 to address. "There are stories that he came backstage to the dressing room and had no Problem, when the candidates moved there to be part of," says Gredig.
On the question of how they had experienced Trump, makes Winiger clear, what keeps you from the billionaire: "I went away extra, as he went shaking hands."Not Trumps prey schema
Winigers reaction is no accident, as she explains: "I found him really a Grüsel. I don't know that I fit in his scheme, because he ... It was clear that he has thrown on two of the candidates for an eye." These were then also disappeared for a night. She clarified: "I know where the goods." You will not in any event have been Trumps prey schema.
In the Miss Universe contest, she's not landed, finally, on the front ranks, but she has no Problem. Winiger wanted to be more than just a number that represents a country. You wanted to be, and what distinguishes it today: a woman with corners and edges, which is your opinion.Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 16:47