Harvey Weinstein Resigns From Weinstein Company Board | NBC Nightly News

Harvey Weinstein Resigns From Weinstein Company Board | NBC Nightly News


WOMEN SPEAKING OUT FAR BEYOND HOLLYWOOD.>>Reporter: IT IS THE TOP OF HOLLYWOOD’S RED CARPET.>>99% OF THE WOMEN IN THIS ROOM HAVE BEEN — YOU KNOW, HARASSED.>>Reporter: INCLUDING ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS REESE WITHERSPOON TELLING A STAR-STUDDED ROOM IN LOS ANGELES SHE’S ENDURED MULTIPLE INCIDENTS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND ASSAULT.>>DISGUST AT THE DIRECTOR WHO ASSAULTED ME WHEN I WAS 16 YEARS OLD.>>Reporter: MORE AND MORE WOMEN NOW TELLING THEIR STORIES. THE HASH TAG #METOO DOMINATING SOCIAL MEDIA AS WOMEN REVEAL WHAT THEY’VE ENDURED. AT THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S LAW INSTRUCTIONS COMPLAINTS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT DOUBLING SINCE THE HARVEY WEINSTEIN SCANDAL BROKE.>>I DON’T THINK WE CAN PUT THE VOLUME OF WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN COMING FORWARD DEMANDING CHANGE BACK INTO A BOX. IF EMPLOYERS AREN’T READY FOR THIS, THEY BETTER GET READY FOR THIS.>>Reporter: TONIGHT THE HEAD OF AMAZON STUDIOS ALSO ACCUSED, RESIGNING IN DISGRACE. MORE THAN 50 WOMEN ACCUSING HARVEY WEINSTEIN ALONE. AND NOW AN ALLEGATION AGAINST HIS BROTHER, BOB. EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AMANDA SEIGEL TELLING “VARIETY” BOB WEINSTEIN HARASSED HER FOR THREE MONTHS LAST YEAR WHILE THEY MADE THE SHOW “THE MIST,” PURSUING A ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP. HIS ATTORNEY SAYS THE STORY IS RIDDLED WITH FALSE AND MISLEADING ASSERTIONS, AND “WE HAVE THE EMAILS TO PROVE IT.” AS FOR HARVEY, HE LEFT THE COMPANY’S BOARD MEETING SAYING NOTHING.>>NO COMMENT. NOT AT THIS TIME.>>Reporter: AS THE VOICES OF VICTIMS GROW STRONGER AND LOUDER. WHAT MAKES THE SCANDAL DIFFERENT FROM THE ONES BEFORE IS THAT SO MANY WOMEN — ESPECIALLY PROMINENT WOMEN — ARE SPEAKING OUT, RAISING HOPES FOR REAL CHANGE. AS ONE ADVOCATE SAID TODAY, YOU

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  1. Despite the media keeping the attention off Hollywood's other open secret the cracks are beginning to show and what is going on with child actors is beginning to come to the forefront. The "women's issue" narrative being sold so hard has not completely worked yet.

  2. sorry but fat un attractive jews in Hollywood harrasing and using their position od power to get laid. Well, isn't that the history of hollywood and the music industry. It isn't right, but that's how it's always been.

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