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Harvey Weinstein scandal could finally change Hollywood’s culture of secrecy
Dozens of women have come forward alleging that the once celebrated mogul Harvey Weinstein was a serial sexual harasser and abuser. Mere weeks ago Harvey Weinstein enjoyed a position as one of the most powerful figures in media, a skilled operator whose connections stretched from Capitol Hill to Wall Street and whose sense of entitlement knew no bounds. Weinstein’s precipitous fall has been stunning, if not a long time coming. variety.com  
Jeffrey Katzenberg on Harvey Weinstein: The problem is there's a pack of wolves - he's not a lone actor in this

Hollywood executive Jeffrey Katzenberg: "The casting couch has been in Hollywood from the beginning. The complicity around the acceptance of it and silence about it is the crime. Harvey Weinstein, make no mistake about it, he is a monster."


Director Paul Feig: powerful people like Harvey Weinstein are the gatekeepers
Paul Feig, the director of Bridesmaids, said: "What makes Harvey and other powerful people like him so onerous is that they are the gatekeepers. They are the ones who hold the keys to people’s hopes and dreams.
Corey Feldman: I would love to name names of pedophiles in Hollywood but can't legally
Corey Feldman: "I’m not able to name names (of men preying on young boys in Hollywood). People are frustrated, people are angry, they want to know how is this happening, and they want answers -
X Men director Bryan Singer was accused of sexual misconduct with young boys
Famed director Bryan Singer (X-Men) has had accusations leveled against him for years, from a lawsuit alleging that he made minors shower in the nude on film for Apt Pupil in 1997 to sexual abuse
Gretchen Carlson: Once I jumped off the cliff, it empowered others
Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News host whose lawsuit against Roger Ailes, former CEO of Fox News, helped spark a wave of claims that led to his stunning ouster, believes there’s a growing strength in numbers.
Bruce Springsteen on Broadway tickets sell for $12,500
Tickets for Bruce Springsteen’s one man Broadway show are going for as much as $12,500 on the resale market, putting the musician into Hamilton, The Lion King and Hello, Dolly! territory.
Oscar winning actor accused of assaulting a broadcaster's loved one
A television journalist made the startling claim about an A-list actor assaulting one of the journalist's loved ones. The Oscar winning actor, who cannot be publicly named because
Hollywood's other "open secret": pedophilia - men preying on young boys
Former child actor Corey Feldman (Stand by Me, The Goonies) has spent years speaking out about sexual abuse in Hollywood - not of women, but of young men. He has long alleged that pedophilia
Accusations against Ben Affleck threatens Justice League box office
Ben Affleck, who stars as Batman in Justice League, apologized for his inappropriate behavior. His costar is Jason Momoa, whose infamous 2011 Game of Thrones rape joke resurfaced in a video. He also apologized for his “tasteless comment.”
Quote of the day
Woody Allen

"When I said I felt sad for Harvey Weinstein I thought it was clear the meaning was because he is a sad, sick man. I was surprised it was treated differently. Lest there be any ambiguity, this statement clarifies my intention and feelings."

New York Daily News
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