The Hollywood elite act so shocked, surprised and appalled at the Harvey Weinstein allegations. How much more phony and hypocritical can they get? Some may have known about his actions for years now. Some of the accusers have said things that happened to them 20 years ago. The notion of the Hollywood casting couch has gone back as far as movies have been a big business. I remember hearing about that in the late 50’s. According to wikipedia, the Casting Couch has been around since about 1910, Joan Collins said she endured it in the 1950’s.
“I’m sad, I’m disgusted,” said publicity executive Cindi Berger, who represented Weinstein’s films over the past two decades but says she never heard of any abusive sexual behavior. “I learned so much from Harvey. . . . When people say he was a modern-day Louis B. Mayer, he was.”
“Everyone knew these stories,” one Hollywood publicist said. “Not the specifics. But people knew it was a hostile work environment, and that he was a bully to people. Because he could win you an Oscar, we were all supposed to look the other way.” (Several sources, who were not authorized to speak publicly or who fear Weinstein’s wrath even now, spoke on the condition of anonymity.)
Actor Woody Allen feels “sad” for the disgraced producer, who has been accused of sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape by more than a dozen women. Allen — who famously faced a set of sexual assault allegations of his own — has worked with the Hollywood honcho multiple times since the mid-’90s, but insisted that he was entirely unaware of any rape or sexual assault claims against his colleague. Wow a guy who would and did play around with his step kids comes to the defense of another known pervert. Talk about birds of a feather.
Movie director and writer Quentin Tarantino who is no virgin to sexual escapades since all his movies are loaded with sex and violence had this to say: “For the last week I’ve been stunned and heartbroken about the revelations that have come to light about my friend for 25 years Harvey Weinstein,” Tarantino wrote. “I need a few more days to process my pain, emotions, anger and memory and then I will speak publicly about it.”
Now women overseas that Weinstein worked with are coming forth saying he raped them. It’s like he raped and attacked everyone in Hollywood now. I just wonder how many of these are real or imagined by people who just want to get in the limelight now since it is all coming out all at once. I know there is safety in numbers and the pressure is great not to say anything at the time lest their careers are destroyed, but it is just hard to tell what is real and what is not when it comes to the Hollywood crowd. I realize this guy is a triple AAA No.1 sleazebag and I’m not defending this scumbag in the least, but it’s just funny this is coming out all of a sudden and by so many. It reminds me of the Cosby accusers.
But the biggest poser of them all is Hillary Clinton.
She says she commends the women who have stepped forward and are telling their stories, which is hilarious because she actually went after her rapist husband’s accusers and called them names.
Hillary also said this isn’t just about Harvey. This is about that behavior in general. It, she says, cannot and should not be tolerated anywhere. And she literally said– I kid you not– “…this kind of behavior cannot be tolerated anywhere. Whether it’s in entertainment, politics– after all, we have someone admitting to being a sexual assaulter in the Oval Office…”
The interviewer responded to Clinton’s comments by pointing out that the same allegations have been made about her husband, former President Bill Clinton.
“That has all been litigated. That was [the] subject of a huge investigation in the late ’90s and there were conclusions drawn. That was clearly in the past,” she said in typical Clinton patter.
The worst assault was Hillary, who destroyed their reputation to protect the serial rapist, Bill
She is truly delusional! How does she have the nerve to make these comments when she is married to the likes of Bill who is a serial rapist and assaulter of women.
Bourdain — whose girlfriend Asia Argento has accused the disgraced producer of raping her 20 years ago — was mid-Twitter rant about the debacle on Wednesday evening when Clinton told CNN she was “sick” and “shocked” by the allegations.
“Hillary’s interview with Fareed Zakaria was shameful in its deflection and its disingenuousness,” Bourdain, who has his own CNN show, said Wednesday. ” I know what Hillary Clinton is NOT. She’s not stupid. Or unsophisticated about the world. The Weinstein stories had been out there for years. Mindless Hillary hate aside, this was a terrible response to questions about a ‘friend’ who’s been tormenting women for decades.”
At least Jane Fonda admits she knew of Weinstein’s behavior a year ago but is ashamed she never said anything. Ms. Fonda said fellow actress Rosanna Arquette — one of many women coming forward with accusations against Mr. Weinstein — confided in her, but she was not “bold” enough to go public with the information.
“I found out about Harvey a year ago, and I’m ashamed I didn’t say anything back then,” the activist and co-founder of Women’s Media Center told CNN on Thursday. “I was not that bold. I guess it hadn’t happened to me, and I didn’t feel it was my place. I’m glad it’s coming out. I’m so proud of those fellow actors that are speaking up. I know that it has taken a long time. It is a very, very, very hard thing to do. You don’t get anything out of it as the person who has been victimized, but it is important that it comes out.”
I can’t believe she didn’t know of this earlier. She’s been around for almost 50 years now. I also can’t believe that these people are so naive that they didn’t know this was going on. Anyone who expresses surprise or ignorance of this type of behavior is playing a role. That type of activity is routine in this morally bankrupt part of the world and EVERYONE has known it forever.
The rest of the liberal elites, including Barack, Hillary, Bill and all of the Senators and House members knew exactly what was going on for years especially coming from the Democrat party, who is always playing the war on women card. Hypocrites personified. I knew a guy years ago, who went to the Democratic National Convention in Detroit. He indicated that many of the Congressman and Senators at the Convention had women (who were not their wives) go into the Senators and House members Hotel Rooms and these women would spend the night. Hey Hillary and Barack, it looks like your party is the war on women!
Actor Nathan Lane summed it up perfectly when he recently said, “All these people feigning shock and surprise remind me of Claude Rains the police commissioner in Casablanca who feigned shock that gambling was going on.” Well said Nathan. Well said.