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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Harvey Weinstein and the New York Times Go To War?

Robert Johnson: The Casting Couch (2016)

Weinstein offered this statement to THR: "The story sounds so good, I want to buy the movie rights."

We are not exactly sure what the allegations the NYTs is raising, but we can reasonably guess from Harvey's legal team it involves something salacious. Is anyone making popcorn?

Back at the Stanhope, Weinstein is finishing up breakfast. He’s obviously pleased with the changes he says he’s been able to make in his behavior. Indeed, as he’s fond of pointing out, it’s been over two years since his last public explosion, a March 4, 2002, incident that was recounted in Peter Biskind’s book Down and Dirty Pictures. The occasion was a test screening of Julie Taymor’s film Frida at the Lincoln Square Theater at 68th and Broadway. The film tested well. Standing in the lobby after the audience had filed out, Weinstein asked Taymor what she thought of the audience’s response. “They enjoyed the movie,” Taymor said. “The film succeeded.” 
This, apparently, was not the response Weinstein was looking for. “You are the most arrogant person I have ever met!” Weinstein screamed, spittle flying out of his mouth. “Go market the fucking film yourself!” Weinstein turned to Taymor’s agent, Bart Walker, and told him to “get the fuck out of here.” He then turned to Taymor’s companion, Elliott Goldenthal. “I don’t like the look on your face. Why don’t you defend your wife, so I can beat the shit out of you.” Finally, he turned to a group of Miramax executives and picked them off, one by one. “You’re fired. You’re fired. You’re fired. You’re fired.” 
Incidents like that, Weinstein insists, are all in the past, simply the result of spiked glucose levels and poor nutrition.
NY Mag: How Harvey survived his midlife crisis (for now)

Casting Couch: Vinita Dasgupta (2011)


Instapundit: The DNC can't give up Harvey's moneyDonna Brazile is in full denial of realityThe Godfather II analogy is fittingHarvey: You're FiredDemocracy Dies In Darkness: NYT killed a story on Weinstein back in 2004Michelle Obama says Harvey Weinstein is a wonderful human beingRoger Simon: Harvey Weinstein and the Death of Feminism, You are gong to need a bigger casting couch, Obama and the Clintons are not the 'victims' of Weinstein hypocrisyHey Harvey, about those Jay Z lyrics you quoted...Dems knew about Harvey's behavior but he gave them money so they ignored it, When they talk feminism at Hollywood award shows, remember they all knew about HarveyA 4th Roman Polanski rape victim comes forward (why is Hollywood so misogynistic), Weinstein tries to deflect personal blame for abusing women by accusing the NRA, Weinstein's career is likely overWar on Women Harvey Weinstein's Eliminationist Rhetoric, Harvey upset with Quentin over Anti-Cop Protest, S.E. Cupp: Spare us the gun lecture, Harvey

Twitchy: That's your response to this, keep Digging Harvey, Is this why Feminist Lawyer Lisa Bloom is defending Harvey Weinstein, and Hypocrisy Watch over Weinstein


  1. "Golden Globes After Party" Are you referring the the Golden Globes AfterParty, or, in the picture, the Golden Globes, After Party?

  2. Wait. He harassed women? Oh, nevermind, that's the other Harvey. They look alike though....


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