Monday, March 8, 2021

Tag: As Harvey Weinstein trial begins

As Harvey Weinstein trial begins, Hollywood dutifully feigns the outrage it kept quiet for the years he operated

by Alex Christoforou, The Duran:

Disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein is finally on trial for sexual assault and rape charges, and Hollywood wants us to know they’re horrified – despite years of quietly letting Weinstein prey on women, and even joking about it.

Jury selection for Weinstein’s trial has begun, and all eyes were on the one-time Hollywood titan as he hobbled into court on Monday, seemingly trying to look older than his 67 years. Over 100 women have gone on the record accusing him of varying levels of sexual impropriety, from unwanted advances to rape.