Montreal actress Erika Rosenbaum says Harvey Weinstein harassed, assaulted her
Only a small fraction of the reports of sexual assault see the inside of a courtroom.In an article by Anna Mehler Paperny for Global News, she writes that according to an Ipsos Reid poll, only 18 per cent of women who’ve experienced sexual assault have gone to the police.
The New York Times ran an op-ed in which Weinstein’s role in the scandal is reduced and a culture of enablers in part because he “donated lavishly to Democratic politicians, backed progressive causes.” Bill Clinton is also explicitly mentioned.
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We suggest USC keep Weinstein’s monies and use them to fund and support women filmmakers, or donate the monies to their local rape crisis center. There is no sense in giving it back to Weinstein — that won’t help anyone or anything. We encourage them to keep it and put it to good use.
Dozens of women, including Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow and Mira Sorvino, have now come forward in reports by The New York Times, The New Yorker and more accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and, in some cases, sexual assault. Some allegations date back three decades.
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What makes this situation so bad is that, yet again, many people around him knew what Mr. Weinstein was allegedly doing but allowed his behaviour to continue unchecked. It’s not just the fact that Weinstein has purportedly been abusing women for decades that offends me; it’s the fact that at least some part of his behaviour was a well-known “secret” in Hollywood.In her newest Final Thoughts commentary, Tomi Lahren sounds off on the reaction by Hillary Clinton and others on the left to the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
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Bob Weinstein and COO David Glasser are said to be advocating a batten-down-the-hatches strategy while the law firm hired to investigate the growing number of claims about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged misconduct completes its work. Sources said the two believe they can be exonerated of accusations that they knew of the worst allegations against Harvey. But other TWC board members are said to be pushing for the company to begin a sale process.
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“So I think it’s like, well, what do you want from this position of power? I know all kinds of people that just love hitting on, or making the lives of underlings some degree of miserable, because they can.”
So don’t you dare lecture us on feminism, women’s issues, or female empowerment or tell us we voted against our voice when we voted for Donald Trump.Team USA soccer coach Bruce Arena has a message for people calling for him to be fired — Thanks for the support!!! Arena landed at LAX Wednesday — less than 24 hours after USMNT's…
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In terms of cases going to court, only a small fraction of the reports of sexual assault see the inside of a courtroom, with an even tinier number of convictions, and even then, sentences are more like slaps on the wrist than meaningful consequences for the nature of the crimes.
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The London, Ont.-born actor posted a note Thursday on Twitter standing in support of the women who’ve shared their stories.Weinstein's accusers include such bold-named actresses as Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mira Sorvino, Kate Beckinsale and actor/singer Ashley Judd.
an op-ed that year in the Independent, Weinstein wrote that he was “emailing everybody I know” to keep Polanski out of jail, and argued the filmmaker was a “humanist” who had been made into a “scapegoat.”PlayAstrid Stawiarz/Getty ImagesWATCH Harvey Weinstein speaks out: ‘I’m not doing OK’ 0 Shares Email Gloria Steinem has weighed in on the allegations of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein.
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The allegations against one of cinema's titans — a man whose studio has garnered more than 300 Oscar nominations — have shaken Hollywood, which has long battled a reputation for exploiting female actors, bypassing female directors and overlooking female-centered scripts.
“You’re making it worse,” Weinstein allegedly shouted at his daughter before trying to flag a stranger to give him a ride.
“There are a lot of white-collar people who are in positions of power that have a lot of traits that you see in people who have criminal anti-social personality disorders, except they don’t break the law” — traits such as callous disregard for the feelings of others, and abuse of power, he says.apologized for his “bad behavior” and said he “bear[s] responsibility for [his] actions” (but also denied “many of the accusations as patently false” via then-attorney Lisa Bloom), Stone is still virtually alone in holding back disapproval of Weinstein’s alleged actions. Since the publication of The New York Times’ report, dozens of stars and public and political figures have spoken out condemning Weinstein and the “systemic problem,” per actor Ryan Gosling, of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood and the workplace at large. Many have also praised the bravery of the growing list of women coming forward who claim Weinstein assaulted, harassed, or raped them, including actresses Asia Argento, Heather Graham, Cara Delevingne, Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mira Sorvino, and Rose McGowan.Those are my Final Thoughts. From L.A., God Bless and take care.British cops are also investigating “an alleged sexual assault in the London area in the 1980s” tied to the 65-year-old mogul.The New York Times and The New Yorker.The catalogue of allegations ranges from verbal harassment and physical intimidation to forced sexual contact. Some of the lesser complaints can no longer be prosecuted owing to statutes of limitation.
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7 hours ago Busan: Korea's Take Pictures Bought by Spackman Entertainment Amid an exodus of business partners, board members and creative talent, leaders of the embattled Weinstein Co. are divided over the next step for the company that has been shaken to the core by explosive allegations of sexual assault and harassment at the hands of its co-founder and former co-chairman Harvey Weinstein. Industry observers said […]
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Weinstein’s alleged behavior on CNN, Clinton denounced it. “I was appalled. It was something that was just intolerable in every way,” she said in the interview. “And, you know, like so many people who’ve come forward and spoken out, this was a different side of a person who I and many others had known in the past.”
Meanwhile Jane Fonda, the two-time Academy Award winning actress, Thursday told the BBC's "Hardtalk" program she heard of the accusations against Weinstein a year ago — admitting she "should've been braver" in voicing the claims.
The Romanoffs and an untitled David O. Russell project.These men have something women want. It can be money, a piece of the action that such creeps control and a ticket to a glamorous party life. Submission sometimes works for a woman who can tolerate demeaning behavior, and not giving in to crude appetites can mean losing more than her dignity. It can mean cutting off access and opportunities to make it in a world dominated by men. An ambitious woman might exchange degradation for a role in a movie, or take a role as arm candy to get introductions to influential people. A woman exploited by a powerful man might move up to stardom with passive acceptance or silence. Challenging a creep can be costly.
What we are witnessing is unprecedented and remarkable. Shortly after this news broke, Weinstein was fired from his job and released a statement in which he admitted to committing regrettable actions — ones that would merit his going into therapy. We think his interests might be better placed in worrying about the healing journey of his victims. We would like The Weinstein Co. to direct any monies it may be receiving from our film to help pay for their therapy, if they so desire, or, to be donated to a rape crisis center. We can think of no better use of these funds.Asked whether Weinstein’s downfall signaled the end of toxic masculinity, Steinem said, “It’s not the last gasp, but it is a step on the way to it because the popular opinion is: This is wrong. There are words for it. There are laws for it. You get punished for it. You get fired for it. It’s a step on the way.”
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Weinstein has denied the allegations against him in a statement released by his representative. “Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein. Mr. Weinstein has further confirmed that there were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances. Mr. Weinstein obviously can’t speak to anonymous allegations, but with respect to any women who have made allegations on the record, Mr. Weinstein believes that all of these relationships were consensual. Mr. Weinstein has begun counseling, has listened to the community and is pursuing a better path. Mr. Weinstein is hoping that, if he makes enough progress, he will be given a second chance.”
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Erika Rosenbaum, 37, said there were three separate instances nearly 15 years ago where Weinstein aggressively came on to her.
Check your email for a link to verify your email address.”Part of what makes the comedy of Louis C.K. and Ms. Notaro exciting is that they both often suggest they are giving us a peek at an actual life,” writes theater critic Jason Zinoman in The New York Times. But actual life is giving us lots of actual life already. Moral judgments are cheapened as sexual distinctions in entertainment narratives blur the reality.
Director Woody Allen reacts to reporters questions at an impromptu press conference at Manhatten Federal Court January 12, 1993, after Allen appeared at a hearing on the custody of his children following the breakup of his relationship with actress Mia Farrow. Credit: ReutersThursday, October 12, 2017 4:41:04 MDT PM