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Planned Parenthood says $100K donation from Harvey Weinstein 'went unfulfilled'

13 Octubre 2017

UltraViolet co-founder Nita Chaudhary explained in a press release why it's so important to speak out against the culture of silence often found in Hollywood. "Any man who demeans and degrades women in such fashion needs to be condemned and held accountable, regardless of wealth or status". And it hasn't won an Academy Award for best picture since 2011 (The Artist) and, this year, is extremely unlikely to have a single nominee in the field.

In his newsletter The Ankler, veteran film reporter Richard Rushfield argued that the timing of the allegations against Weinstein isn't a coincidence: "These revelations emerge just at the exact moment that Harvey Grabberhands [sic] is barely in the Oscar race, has no vast pockets of awards budget to blow, no raft of roles to hand out, his legions of foot soldiers a shadow of its once fearsome might". More than that, it's a failure of leadership from the two top leaders in which the Democratic Party invested itself over the last generation. Make sure to keep that window open on your browser if you're doing other things, or else the audio will stop. For any other felonies it's five years.

"In a criminal matter, it would be up to the District Attorney's office to determine if there's sufficient evidence of sexual assault, or battery or related claims to pursue criminal actions against him", says Reddock-Wright. We must wonder if Weinstein fell because his enormous influence, and the power structures that helped protect it, had already begun to fade. "But from a traditional analysis sense, the only allegations that would be actionable would be from the last year, or a year from the report of the alleged misconduct".

Bond Girl Léa Seydoux says Harvey Weinstein tried to plant a kiss on her multiple times in a French hotel room. In the wake of the scandal, Weinstein has hired attorney Blair Berk - whose client roster has included Britney Spears, Kiefer Sutherland, Heather Locklear, Mel Gibson and Leonardo DiCaprio - as well as the firm of Patricia Glaser. Now you can say, "Alexa, what's my flash briefing?" and you will hear that day's episode of "The Daily". Plenty of executives and stars in the entertainment industry have been publicly accused-in some cases multiples times-of sexual harassment, sexual assault, or rape, but are still in positions of power. "I thought he was going to fire me", Paltrow added.

Slotnick foresees a flood of civil action against Weinstein and his former company in the near future. "He will not be available for further comments, as he is taking the time to focus on his family, on getting counseling and rebuilding his life".

Planned Parenthood says $100K donation from Harvey Weinstein 'went unfulfilled'