Harvey Weinstein Under Fire For Three DECADES of Sexual Harassment Involving Ashley Judd and Others

Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein

UPDATE: This story has been updated to include Weinstein statement.

 

Weinstein statement
Weinstein statement

 

If one thing is for sure, politics and Hollywood never run out of scandals. Today the NYT dropped an explosive piece regarding Harvey Weinstein. He is apparently under fire right now after claims of sexual harassment.

From Daily Mail:

Harvey Weinstein repeatedly sexually harassed a number of female employees and movie stars over the course of his three-decade career as one of Hollywood’s most celebrated studio heads.

A bombshell investigation by The New York Times reveals that Weinstein once asked Ashley Judd if she would like to watch him shower during a meeting in his room at the Peninsula Beverly Hills and paid $100,000 to Rose McGowan for an unknown incident shortly after she filmed her breakthrough role in the film ‘Scream.’

That settlement is one of eight that Weinstein has reportedly paid out over the past 30 years, with Italian model Ambra Battilana also getting a payout in 2015 after accusing him of groping her and putting his hand under her skirt.

It was also inside his room at the Peninsula Beverly Hills where Weinsten stripped naked and made a number of female employees give him a massage.

Weinstein did not deny any of the explosive claims uncovered by the Times, saying: ‘I appreciate the way I’ve behaved with colleagues in the past has caused a lot of pain, and I sincerely apologize for it. Though I’m trying to do better, I know I have a long way to go.’

Clearly Weinstein’s lack of acknowledgement will certainly lead to much speculation.

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