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NYT Reveals Decades of Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein

HeadlineOct 06, 2017

A new bombshell report by The New York Times has revealed the powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been the subject of sexual harassment and assault accusations for decades—and that he’s paid off at least eight women who confronted him about the alleged humiliating and degrading harassment. Among those who have accused him is award-winning actress Ashley Judd, who says that when she arrived for a professional meeting with Harvey Weinstein, he showed up in a bathrobe and asked if he could massage her or whether she would watch him shower. Weinstein is one of the most powerful producers in Hollywood, co-founding Miramax Films and The Weinstein Company. One of his employees, Lauren O’Connor, wrote in an internal memo alleging a pattern of sexual harassment within Weinstein Company, “There is a toxic environment for women at this company.”

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