Kathie Lee Gifford reveals producer once forced her to watch him masturbate

Kathie Lee Gifford revealed a harrowing experience with a producer she had as a young star on the "Today" show on Monday morning.

The 64-year-old and co-host Hoda Kotb were discussing Megyn Kelly's earlier interview with former FOX News personality Lauren Sivan -- who came forward with a story of producer Harvey Weinstein once forcing her to watch him masturbate -- when Gifford revealed that she had the "exact same thing" happen to her with another producer.

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She recounted an invitation she got when she was 21-years-old to go to an unnamed producer's home to discuss her career, when he forced her to watch him touch himself.

"I learned from that, boy," she explained. "I felt grateful I got out of there without being raped. When you're so demeaned, you feel dirty and so stupid. I thought, 'Kathie, idiot. Never go to somebody's house.' I was 21 years old."

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PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 14: Kathie Lee Gifford arrives at Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries Winter 2017 TCA Press Tour at The Tournament House on January 14, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford appear to celebrate the BELLA New York Holiday Issue Cover Party and Holiday Shopping Event on December 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Donna Ward/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 14: Kathie Lee Gifford and daughter Cassidy Gifford arrive at Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries Winter 2017 TCA Press Tour at The Tournament House on January 14, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04: Dr. Suess and TV host Kathie Lee Gifford attend the Carnival Vista U.S. debut with Carrie Underwood and Godmother Miss USA to celebrate the Honor.Family.Fun Campaign and Operation Homefront at Carnival Vista, Manhattan Cruise Terminal on November 4, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Carnival Cruise Line)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford attend NBC's 'Today' Halloween at Rockefeller Plaza on October 31, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by J. Kempin/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Anchors Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford with Olivia Newton-John on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 -- (Photo by: Heidi Gutman/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MAMARONECK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Kathie Lee Gifford attend Angel Artist Anne Neilson, Celebrity TV Host Kathie Lee Gifford and Jewelry Designer ReRe Corcoran Come Together to Support St. Elizabeth Seaton Children's Hospital at Winged Foot Golf Club on September 7, 2016 in Mamaroneck, New York. (Photo by Owen Hoffmann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
GREENWICH, CT - JUNE 12: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Kathie Lee Gifford poses for a portrait during the 2016 Greenwich International Film Festival on June 12, 2016 in Greenwich, Connecticut. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for GIFF)
GREENWICH, CT - JUNE 10: Win Betteridge, Kathie Lee Gifford and Natalie Bos Betteridge attend Changemaker Cocktail Reception at the 2016 Greenwich International Film Festival - Day 2 on June 10, 2016 at Betteridge in Greenwich, Connecticut. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for GIFF)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 24: TV personality Kathie Lee Gifford attends the 41st Annual Gracie Awards at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on May 24, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb, Tori Spelling and Kathie Lee Gifford appear on the 'Today' show on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from Rockefeller Plaza in New York -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC News Wire)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05, 2016: Kathie Lee Gifford marches as Honorary Marshal in the Celebrate Israel Parade in the rain on June 5, 2016 in New York City. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are also participating in this year's parade. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 24: Natalie Morales and Kathie Lee Gifford attend the 41st Annual Gracie Awards at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on May 24, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.(Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
NBCUNIVERSAL UPFRONT -- '2016 NBCUniversal Upfront in New York City on Monday, May 16, 2016' -- Pictured: (l-r) Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, 'The Today Show' on NBC -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBCUniversal/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20: Kathie Lee Gifford attends the AOL Build Speaker Series at AOL Studios In New York on April 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20: Brian Balthazar and Kathie Lee Gifford attend the AOL Build Speaker Series at AOL Studios In New York on April 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 08: Hoda Kotb (L) and Kathie Lee Gifford attend Variety's Power Of Women: New York 2016 at Cipriani Midtown on April 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/FilmMagic)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford appear on the 'Today' show on Monday, March 14, 2016 from Rockefeller Plaza in New York -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Carson Daly,Tamron Hall, Al Roker, Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Willie Geist, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
NBC NEWS - SPECIALS -- A Toast to 2015! -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 23: Kathie Lee Gifford of the Today Show serves drinks at the New York City Rescue Mission on November 23, 2015 in New York City. The Rescue Mission is serving 1,000 Thanksgiving meals today to those in need. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 20: Kathie Lee Gifford attends the 29th Annual Citymeals-On-Wheels Power Lunch For Women at The Plaza Hotel on November 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: (L-R) Sam Champion, Robin Roberts, Amy Robach, George Stephanopoulos, Kathie Lee Gifford, and Lara Spencer attend 'Good Morning America's' 40th Anniversary at GMA Studios on November 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: (L-R) Bethany Watson, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb visit 'The Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show' at Z100 Studio on November 5, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20: (L-R) Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb attend Broadcasting and Cable Hall Of Fame Awards 25th Anniversary Gala at The Waldorf Astoria on October 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Rommel Demano/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20: (L-R) Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb and Regis Philbin attend Broadcasting and Cable Hall Of Fame Awards 25th Anniversary Gala at The Waldorf Astoria on October 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Rommel Demano/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford attend day 8 of the 2015 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Uri Schanker/GC Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Kathie Lee Gifford, T.D. Jakes and Hoda Kotb appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured (l-r): Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 07: (L-R) Kathie Lee Gifford, Cassidy Gifford, Kris Jenner and Kylie Jenner attend the premiere of 'The Gallows' at Hollywood High School on July 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 07: Kathie Lee Gifford and Cassidy Gifford arrives at the 'The Gallows' Los Angeles Premiere at Hollywood High School on July 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
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In addition to the heartbreaking reveal, Gifford also opened up about her reaction to the mounting sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood mega-producer Harvey Weinstein, who she's been friends with since "Pulp Fiction" came out in 1994.

"He's always been fantastic to me," Gifford said. "I never saw any of this. I'm not saying it didn't happen, I'm just saying I know a different man -- just like I did with Bill Cosby."

"It's very upsetting to me on a personal level," she continued. "This is a man I considered a friend. I feel for his family, and I feel for him. It's also upsetting for me as a woman that this kind of behavior is real, and no one ever thinks it's going to catch up with them."

Gifford's public reaction comes after more people in Hollywood have spoken about about Weinstein's behavior, which resulted in him being fired from The Weinstein Company on Sunday night. Meryl Streep, Judi Dench and a slew of other stars have also publicly condemned Weinstein for his reported pattern of sexual harassment.

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 03: Lauren Sivan at the Brooks Brothers Beverly Hills summer camp party benefitting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at Brooks Brothers Rodeo on June 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for Brooks Brothers)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 25: Robert Kovacik (L) and Lauren Sivan attend the 67th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards at Skirball Cultural Center on July 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 08: Television reporter Lauren Sivan (L) and photographer Todd Oren attend the Dylan's Candy BarN launch event at Dylan's Candy Bar on December 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/Getty Images for Dylan's Candy Bar)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 25: Lauren Sivan attends the 67th Los Angeles area Emmy Awards at Skirball Cultural Center on July 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 13: Actress/TV host Lauren Sivan attends 'A Letter To My Cat: Notes To Our Best Friends' book launch party at Pussy and Pooch Pet Lifestyle Center on November 13, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Beck Starr/WireImage)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 26: Television reporter Lauren Sivan arrives at the 66th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on July 26, 2014 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Oliver Walker/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 23: Lauren Sivan attends the L.A. launch for Jeff Vespa's new book 'The Art of Discovery' at Brooks Brothers Rodeo on October 23, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 26: Television reporter Lauren Sivan (L) and photographer Todd Oren attend the 66th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on July 26, 2014 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
2010 New York's Funniest Reporter Lauren Sivan attends the 6th Annual New York's Funniest Reporter Show at Comic Strip Live on August 20, 2011 in New York City.
Cheryl Casone of the Fox Business Network (L) and Fox News anchor Lauren Sivan attends St. Pawtricks Yappy Hour benefiting the Humane Society of New York at the Muse Hotel on March 16, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 20: 2010 New York's Funniest Reporter Lauren Sivan performs at the 6th Annual New York's Funniest Reporter Show at Comic Strip Live on August 20, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 19: Lauren Sivan attends New York's Funniest Reporter Show at Gotham Comedy Club on August 19, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 19: Lauren Sivan attends New York's Funniest Reporter Show at Gotham Comedy Club on August 19, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 19: Lauren Sivan attends New York's Funniest Reporter Show at Gotham Comedy Club on August 19, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)
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