Harvey Weinstein scandal to get a movie treatment


This, along with New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow led to the exposure of men in prominent positions of indulging in sexual harassment at workplace in Hollywood. Harvey Weinstein has been accused by scores of women of rape and sexual harassment. 2018-04-27T15:13:26+05:30″>
Published: April 27, 2018 3:13:26 pm

Harvey Weinstein allegations sparked movements like Me Too and Time’s Up. He was later fired from the company that he himself built, The Weinstein Company. The film will reportedly focus on Kantor and Twohey and their journey towards publishing those incriminating articles instead of Harvey Weinstein and other men standing accused. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Hollywood A-listers like Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow came forward to accuse Weinstein. Many bigwigs of Hollywood like Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, George Takei, Ben Affleck, have faced accusations of similar nature. Harvey Weinstein allegations pointed towards a systemic problem in Hollywood and in the world at large. The survivors launched movements of solidarity like Me Too and its more militant form Time’s Up which emboldened many women in other parts of the world to come forward and speak against sexual harassment at their workplace and everyday sexism. The allegations continued for months. Related News
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