US News Meryl Streep speaks out against Harvey Weinstein

22:15  09 october  2017
22:15  09 october  2017 Source:   Digital Spy (UK)

Harvey Weinstein responds to sexual harassment claims

  Harvey Weinstein responds to sexual harassment claims Hollywood producer promises to be a "better human being".Yesterday (October 5), the Times reported allegations that Weinstein had quietly settled numerous claims of sexual harassment or unwanted physical contact over the last three decades.

Meryl Streep issues a statement celebrating the women who spoke out against Harvey Weinstein and calls the allegations ‘inexcusable.’ Harvey Weinstein is a god no more in Meryl Streep ’s eyes.

Very few people in Hollywood are actively speaking out against Weinstein . Most are staying silent. But one woman isn’t staying silent any longer. It took her a few days, but Meryl Streep is now TOTALLY READY to stand alongside Weinstein ’s accusers.

Meryl Streep speaks out against Harvey Weinstein following sexual harassment allegations © Provided by Digital Spy Meryl Streep speaks out against Harvey Weinstein following sexual harassment allegations

Meryl Streep has released a statement condemning Harvey Weinstein, in the wake of multiple allegations of sexual harassment against the producer.

"The disgraceful news about Harvey Weinstein has appalled those of us whose work he championed, and those whose good and worthy causes he supported," Streep began in a statement published by The Huffington Post.

"The intrepid women who raised their voices to expose this abuse are our heroes."

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Streep goes on to clarify that Weinstein had always been "exasperating but respectful" with her during their working relationship, and that she did not know about his alleged behavior until The New York Times published its investigation last week, detailing sexual harassment allegations from multiple women – including actresses Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan – dating back almost three decades.

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In the wake of last week’s explosive allegations of sexual harassment against Harvey Weinstein , Meryl Streep is speaking out . In a statement released to the Huffington Post, Streep has declared that she is “appalled” by the “disgraceful news

Meryl Streep has finally spoken out against Harvey Weinstein after a string of sexual harassment claims were made against the disgraced movie producer.

On Sunday, the board of The Weinstein Company voted to terminate Weinstein, effective immediately, "in light of new information about misconduct by Harvey Weinstein that has emerged in the past few days".

Weinstein has denied portions of the Times report through his attorney, Charles Harder, who has threatened to sue the paper for a report he claims is "saturated with false and defamatory statements".

Streep won an Oscar for The Iron Lady in 2012, and was nominated for August: Osage County in 2014, both of which were distributed by The Weinstein Company. 

'There was one Irish broadcaster who would sit beside you and remove his clothes below the waist' .
'There was one Irish broadcaster who would sit beside you and remove his clothes below the waist'The co-founder of the Communications Clinic joined a long line of high profile women who have shed light on abuses by powerful men in the wake of allegations against the disgraced producer.

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