Kate Beckinsale posted an emotional response to convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein's 23-year prison sentence, calling it a "huge relief."

Beckinsale was one of the dozens of women who stepped forward to accuse Weinstein of sexual misconduct.

 In an Instagram post, she told the story of the premiere of her Weinstein-produced film Serendipity in 2001.

"These photos were taken at the premiere of Serendipity on October 5, 2001. We all refused to go because holding a premiere mere weeks after 9/11 with the city still smoking felt like the most insensitive, tone deaf, disrespectful idea possible. But Harvey insisted. We flew into New York and somehow got through it," Beckinsale wrote.

She said the former Hollywood exec tore into her for wearing a white pantsuit on the red carpet.

"The next morning Harvey called me and asked if I would like to bring my less than two year old daughter to his house for a playdate with his similar aged daughter I said ok. I turned up and he immediately called for his nanny to take the babies to another room to play," Beckinsale wrote. "I went to go with them and he said 'No, you wait here.'"

She said when she arrived, he began to curse her out.

"The shock made me burst into tears. I tried to say 'Harvey, the city is on fire, people are still looking for their relatives none of us even felt the premiere was appropriate much less coming out dressed like it's a bachelor party."