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From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories

Original story at The New Yorker• 52 mentions • 1 week ago

The New Yorker 1 week ago

 
Since the establishment of the first studios a century ago, there have been few movie executives as dominant, or as domineering, as Harvey Weinstein. As the co-founder of the production-and-distribution companies Miramax and the Weinstein Company, he helped to reinvent the model for independent films, with movies such as “Sex, Lies, and Videotape,” “The English Patient,” “Pulp Fiction,” “The Crying Game,” “Shakespeare in Love,” and “The King’s Speech.” Beyond Hollywood, he has exercised his influence as a prolific fund-raiser for Democratic Party candidates, including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Weinstein combined a keen eye for promising scripts, directors, and actors ...
 
 
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11 Oct
Planned Parenthood @ppmn
Sexual assault survivors deserve support, to be treated with dignity and respect, and to be believed. https://t.co/ygtRjcKjhB
11 Oct
Queerjohn PA @QueerjohnPA
RT @MaddowBlog: That full NYPD Weinstein audio is here: https://t.co/pSNoniO5NV
11 Oct
Pirate @OaktownPirate
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11 Oct
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11 Oct
Lindsey Christ @LindseyChrist
My classmate describes being raped by Weinstein while we were still in college. So brave, @luciaioevans. So awful. https://t.co/cgV0vtKnqU
11 Oct
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11 Oct
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11 Oct
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11 Oct
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11 Oct
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11 Oct
Marc Love 🏳️‍🌈 @marcslove
I feel disgusting after reading this. Not only is he a rapist & assaulter, his employees knowingly facilitated it. https://t.co/prQZcd2vKs
11 Oct
🗽Jeffrey Levin 🗽 @jilevin
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11 Oct
Maddow Blog @MaddowBlog
That full NYPD Weinstein audio is here: https://t.co/pSNoniO5NV
10 Oct
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RT @SupaScoopa_: Ronan Farrow Exposes Hollywood #Superpredator Harvey Weinstein https://t.co/O44hXeuU71 #NoConscienceNoEmpathy https://t.co
10 Oct
IWPR @IWPResearch
Multiple women share harrowing accounts of sexual assault and harassment by the film executive. https://t.co/c5g6WkPuIH @RonanFarrow
10 Oct
Feminist Majority @FemMajority
The culture of silence surrounding powerful men who sexually assault and harass women is deafening. https://t.co/EdlufJkMeY
10 Oct
Harsha Walia @HarshaWalia
#weinstein 's trash, but what abt them "fully aware of his behavior but either abetting it or looking the other way" https://t.co/bCRVqRZ4vC
10 Oct
Dave Manchester @dredeyedick
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10 Oct
National NOW @NationalNOW
Sadly the story of Weinstein is not uncommon. We applaud the women who've stepped forward and spoken their truths. https://t.co/2EjpXo2Vde
10 Oct
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10 Oct
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Top story: From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accu… https://t.co/gVywoKnUE3, see more https://t.co/zFD5O2Ul5b
10 Oct
Ray Pride @RayPride
RT @LauInLA: These New Yorker accounts about Weinstein are sickening, insidious and all too familiar. https://t.co/xDaej23tEK
10 Oct
Carl Zimmer @carlzimmer
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10 Oct
The New York Times @nytimes
Today, the @NewYorker published a report that included multiple sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein https://t.co/ZMTyTDREWJ
10 Oct
Elana Brooklyn🏳️‍🌈 @Elana_Brooklyn
RT @jonswaine: Three women, including @AsiaArgento, allege that Harvey Weinstein raped them https://t.co/acigGf0zDD
10 Oct
Katie Couric @katiecouric
Harvey Weinstein has four daughters. https://t.co/DIqXITDnvc
10 Oct
Brian Beutler @brianbeutler
Incredible reporting on Harvey Weinstein, who is dog shit, by @RonanFarrow. Click at your own discretion. https://t.co/Qt9ygUeiUd
10 Oct
Amanda de Cadenet📎 @amandadecadenet
RT @emmaladyrose: Listened to the Harvey Weinstein audio and trying not to vomit. "I'm a famous guy," he says. https://t.co/9CW1nfczK2
10 Oct
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ugh 😠 > From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories https://t.co/den6MKqKXH
10 Oct
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RT @Susan_Hennessey: Grotesque, unflinching, and on the record accounts of assault from Harvey Weinstein’s victims. https://t.co/T3f3VYL6yT
10 Oct
Kara Swisher @karaswisher
Kudos to @RonanFarrow work: From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories https://t.co/HpQKDLgvO1
10 Oct
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RT @KatyTurNBC: From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories https://t.co/QFmWpslrgo
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RT @gabrielsherman: The parallels to Ailes are shocking https://t.co/aL9S1gVfIG
10 Oct
Alanna Vagianos @lannadelgrey
To all the women who came forward in this story & to all the other survivors of assault: It's. Not. Your. Fault. https://t.co/1FX27KgMup
10 Oct
Melissa Silverstein @melsil
RT @rebel19: It's horrifying how relatable these victims' stories are to most women. https://t.co/ZAfx7fcQpZ
10 Oct
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“In the movie I wrote” she said, “I ran away.” @RonanFarrow's devastating expose of Harvey Weinstein for @NewYorker: https://t.co/yNC2wRjohP
10 Oct
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I haven’t read this - it’s horrendous by all accounts. If you’re a survivor, take care of you. https://t.co/1uFEyYsnGm
10 Oct
Jessica Valenti @JessicaValenti
Feel like I need a drink before I sit down to read this one https://t.co/il8aYyUNRS
10 Oct
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Holy hell. Thank you for this important reporting @RonanFarrow and for helping women get the truth read/seen. https://t.co/AKTDdvdjF4
10 Oct
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Here's the New Yorker's Weinstein story: https://t.co/RG5vyzuSrp
10 Oct
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“It’s twisted. A big fat man wanting to eat you. It’s a scary fairy tale.” Just horrific 😢😢😢 https://t.co/aWOrC22N6d
10 Oct
Clara Jeffery @ClaraJeffery
RT @cmarinucci: Three women accuse Harvey Weinstein of rape: Accusers tell their stories https://t.co/PEQvgf5Q9M @NewYorker
10 Oct
Josh Kraushaar @HotlineJosh
RT @DRUDGE_REPORT: MAG: THREE WOMEN ACCUSE WEINSTEIN OF RAPE https://t.co/WBAgl3ml8E
10 Oct
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RT @jessgood: The audio is stomach-churning https://t.co/ym7PT1Ps9q
10 Oct
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RT @jodikantor: The New Yorker is reporting sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein. https://t.co/MGCw7Ec3yh
10 Oct
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Thirteen women say that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted or harassed them. @ronanfarrow @NewYorker https://t.co/1KtLV2QxZb
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