Jon Voight didn't know daughter Angelina Jolie was one of Harvey Weinstein's alleged victims

Jon Voight acknowledged this week that until she publicly came forward, he had no idea that daughter Angelina Jolie was an alleged victim of Harvey Weinstein in the 1990s.

A paparazzo at LAX asked the actor if he had known about his daughter's negative encounter with Weinstein, to which Voight replied, "No, I did not."

He declined to comment further except to add, "Angie's spoken about that and that's it."

Jolie revealed to the New York Times in October that she had a "bad experience" with Weinstein in the late 1990s. At the time, she was in her early 20s, and Weinstein was an executive producer on her 1998 film "Playing By Heart."

"I had a bad experience with Harvey Weinstein in my youth, and as a result, chose never to work with him again and warn others when they did," she said. She did not elaborate on what transpired between her and Harvey.

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LOS ANGELES - JUNE 4: Actor Jon Voight holds his new born baby Angelina Jolie Voight (only 4 hours old) on June 4, 1975 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - JANUARY 01, 1978: Jon Voight holding his daughter Angelina Jolie at a party for KISS at Firoucci in Los Angeles, Calfornia. Photos by Brad Elterman/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 8: Jon Voight, Angelina Jolie and James Haven sighted on January 8, 1981 at Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Angelina Jolie and Jon Voight at the Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood, California (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
UNITED STATES - circa 1990: Actor Jon Voight with his daughter Angelina Jolie. (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 24: (L-R) James Voight, Barbara Voight, Angelina Jolie and Jon Voight attend 58th Annual Academy Awards on March 24, 1986 at the Dorothy Changler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Angelina Jolie, Jamie Haven, Jon Voight, and mother at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles, CA (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Jon Voight and Son James and Angelina Jolie (Photo by Steve Granitz Archive/WireImage)
Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, and Jamie Haven (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Actor Jon Voight (L) shares a personal moment with his daughter Angelina Jolie, co-star of the new action film " Gone in 60 Seconds" as they arrive for the film's premiere June 5 in Los Angeles. Jolie's new husband, actor Billy Bob Thornton is at (R). [The action film, about a band of car thieves, co-starring Nicholas Cage opens June 9 in the United States.]
Angelina Jolie gets a hug from her father Jon Voight as he presents her with the award for Supporting Actress of the Year at the ShoWest Awards show March 9 in Las Vegas. ShoWest is an annual convention of movie theater owners. SM/JP
Jon Voight and Daughter Angelina Jolie (Photo by Kurt Krieger/Corbis via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 10: Actor Jon Voight and daughter/actress Angelina Jolie arrive at the 1998 premiere of 'Playing by Heart' on December 10, 1998 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
Jon Voight and Angelina Jolie at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 08: Writer/Director Angelina Jolie (L) and actor Jon Voight arrives at the 'In the Land of Blood and Honey' premiere held at ArcLight Cinemas on December 8, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 08: Writer/director Angelina Jolie (L) and actorJon Voight arrive at the premiere of FilmDistrict's 'In the Land of Blood and Honey' held at ArcLight Cinemas on December 8, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Voight separated from Jolie's mother, actress Marcheline Bertrand, in 1978. For the subsequent decades, he famously had an on-and-off relationship with his daughter, at times fully estranged, even as she followed in the family's Hollywood footsteps.

The two seemed to have a comfortable relationship in the late 1990s and early 2000s -- in fact, Voight attended the "Playing by Heart" premiere, not knowing about the preceding incident with Weinstein -- but things then soured again. 

However, after Bertrand's 2007 death of ovarian cancer, Jolie and Voight decided it was time to build a relationship. He is now an active part of her and her grandchildren's lives, even allowing a photo op with the kids at one of Jolie's recent premieres.

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Actress Angelina Jolie (L) and Cambodian-born American human rights activist and lecturer Loung Ung laugh as they arrive for a news conference at a hotel in Siem Reap province, Cambodia, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Samrang Pring TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Actress Angelina Jolie arrives for a news conference at a hotel in Siem Reap province, Cambodia, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Actress Angelina Jolie (L) and Cambodian-born American human-rights activist and lecturer Loung Ung greet as they arrive for a news conference at hotel in Siem Reap province, Cambodia, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Actress Angelina Jolie (C) attends a news conference at a hotel in Siem Reap province, Cambodia, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Cambodian Minister of Culture and Fine Arts Phoeung Sackona (Front R), Hollywood star Angelina Jolie (2nd-R) and her children listen to Cambodian national anthem during the the premiere of Jolie's new film 'First They Killed My Father' at the Elephant Terrace inside the Angkor park in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie unveiled her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie (1st-L) speaks as her children and actors of her new film stand on a stage during the premiere of Jolie's new film 'First They Killed My Father' at the Elephant Terrace inside the Angkor park in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie unveiled her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (L) gives flowers to Hollywood star Angelina Jolie (R) during the premiere of Jolie's new film 'First They Killed My Father' at the Elephant Terrace inside the Angkor park in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie unveiled her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie (L) walks past Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (C) and former queen Monique (R) during the premiere of Jolie's new film 'First They Killed My Father' at the Elephant Terrace inside the Angkor park in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie unveiled her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie (R) pays respect to Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (2nd-L) as former queen Monique (1st-L) looks on during the premiere of Jolie's new film 'First They Killed My Father' at the Elephant Terrace inside the Angkor park in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie unveiled her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie (C) and Maddox Jolie-Pitt (R) pay their respects to Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (L) during an audience at the royal residence in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on February 18 at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Maddox Jolie-Pitt (C) greets Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (L) as Hollywood star Angelina Jolie (R) looks on during an audience at the royal residence in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on February 18 at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie (3rd R) attends an audience with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (R) as her children look on at the royal residence in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on February 18 at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA - FEBRUARY 18: Angelina Jolie talks to press during a press conference ahead of the premiere of her new movie 'First They Killed My Father' set up at the Raffles Grand Hotel D'Angkor on February 18, 2017 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Angelina Jolie is in Siem Reap for the world premiere of her new movie, 'First They Killed my Father,' a Netflix-produced adaption of the autobiography by the same name penned by Loung Ung, who lived through the Khmer Rouge regime as a young child. The film will be screened Saturday night in the Angkor Wat temple complex, and released later this year on Netflix. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie (R) pays her respects during an audience with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (L) at the royal residence in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on February 18 at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA - FEBRUARY 18: Angelina Jolie (right) talks to actress Sareum Srey Moch (left) during a press conference ahead of the premiere of their new movie 'First They Killed My Father' set up at the Raffles Grand Hotel D'Angkor on February 18, 2017 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Angelina Jolie is in Siem Reap for the world premiere of her new movie, 'First They Killed my Father,' a Netflix-produced adaption of the autobiography by the same name penned by Loung Ung, who lived through the Khmer Rouge regime as a young child. The film will be screened Saturday night in the Angkor Wat temple complex, and released later this year on Netflix. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA - FEBRUARY 18: Angelina Jolie (left) and producer Rithy Panh (center) chat with actors before holding a press conference ahead of the premiere of their new film 'First They Killed My Father' set up at the Raffles Grand Hotel D'Angkor on February 18, 2017 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Angelina Jolie is in Siem Reap for the world premiere of her new movie, 'First They Killed my Father,' a Netflix-produced adaption of the autobiography by the same name penned by Loung Ung, who lived through the Khmer Rouge regime as a young child. The film will be screened Saturday night in the Angkor Wat temple complex, and released later this year on Netflix. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie (C) speaks as Cambodian film maker Rithy Panh (L) looks on at a hotel in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on February 18 at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / TANG CHHIN SOTHY (Photo credit should read TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie (3rd L) and her children including Maddox Jolie-Pitt (C) gesture to media in front of the royal residence for a meeting with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on February 18 at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / TANG CHHIN SOTHY (Photo credit should read TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie speaks to media during a press conference at a hotel in Siem Reap on February 18, 2017. Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on February 18 at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. / AFP / TANG CHHIN SOTHY (Photo credit should read TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)
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