Gwyneth Paltrow shared new details about the night that her then-boyfriend Brad Pitt confronted Harvey Weinstein for sexually harassing her, during an interview on Sirius XM's The Howard Stern Show.

The actress said that the pair were at the opening night of Hamlet on Broadway in 1995 when Pitt saw Weinstein, and sprang into action, according to the Daily Mail.

Paltrow said that Pitt threw Weinstein against a wall and said: "If you ever make her feel uncomfortable again, I'll kill you."

Gwyneth Paltrow told Howard Stern about the night Brad Pitt confronted Harvey Weinstein after learning the mogul sexually harassed her in his hotel room. Photo / Getty Images
Gwyneth Paltrow told Howard Stern about the night Brad Pitt confronted Harvey Weinstein after learning the mogul sexually harassed her in his hotel room. Photo / Getty Images

She also noted that Pitt is "the best" for doing that for her when she did not have fame or power.

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Paltrow first shared her story with the New York Times last year, becoming one of the first actresses to go public with her allegations.

She revealed at that time Pitt had confronted Weinstein, but did not share any further details.

Photos from the night of the incident show the two keeping a low profile as they leave the theatre with publicist Simon Halls in tow.

Daily News columnists George Rush and Joanna Molloy noted in their column that the two were "particularly shy" at the after party.

That production of Hamlet starred Ralph Fiennes and Damian Lewis.

This happened in May of that year, a few months after former Beverly Hills 90210 star Jason Priestly claims he punched Weinstein at a Golden Globes party.

"I love him for this," said Stern at the top of the interview, prompting Paltrow to say: "I love him for this too."

Paltrow went on to say it was "weird" and she had no idea Weinstein was going to make a pass at her in the hotel.

"So what happened was I told Brad right away.

"And I was very shaken by the whole thing, and I had two movies - I had just signed up to do two movies with him."

The two then ran into Weinstein at the Hamlet premiere and Paltrow said the confrontation was the "equivalent of throwing him against the wall".

And while she did not hear what Pitt said, she told Stern he came back and gave her a recap of the words he had with the mogul.

Paltrow also told Stern that it was the Times who contacted her about Weinstein, with reporter Jodi Kantor asking if she had ever been harassed or assaulted by the producer.

She said that she was very hesitant to speak at first.

Actors Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow at the Academy Awards. Photo / Getty Images
Actors Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow at the Academy Awards. Photo / Getty Images

"At the time the floodgates had yet to open and not only did the story break, it changed the culture," explained Paltrow.

"So I had been talking to Jodi and Megan [Twohey] all summer before the piece came out, and I hadn't decided if I wanted to go on the record or not."

She said that Kantor had contacted her through friend Jenni Konner, and said that she had heard Paltrow had been sexually harassed by Weinstein.

Paltrow, knowing that this was to be the focus of their interview, said she had "trepidation" about taking the call.

"And I said, 'I'll talk to you, but I'm not sure I am going to go on the record about this'," said Paltrow.

She also said that she did not tell a single person that entire summer that she had been talking to Kantor and Twohey.

Paltrow said however that she knew she was going to share her story ultimately, and when asked if she had mixed emotions about doing so, stated: "No, I don't."

"I was a kid, I was signed up, I was petrified," said Paltrow to the Times in October of the incident.

Once she arrived at the hotel, he began to massage her and then asked her to join him in the bedroom.

She rejected his advance and drove away devastated, thinking: "I thought you were my Uncle Harvey."

Weinstein came back to the actress and told her to never tell anyone what happened between them again.

At the time, Paltrow was preparing to shoot the lead role in Miramax's new adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma alongside Toni Collette and Ewan McGregor.

"He screamed at me for a long time," said Paltrow.

"It was brutal."

A few years later she was a superstar and Oscar winner, but she did not have the power to share her story.

"I was expected to keep the secret," said Paltrow, who called Weinstein "alternately generous and supportive and championing, and punitive and bullying".

She has now decided however to no longer stay quiet.

"We're at a point in time when women need to send a clear message that this is over,' said Paltrow.

"This way of treating women ends now."