Preserve Meryl Streep‘s title out of your mouth, Harvey Weinstein!
The celebrated actress fired again on the disgraced producer after his legal professionals used her title and optimistic expertise with him in an try to dismiss a category motion lawsuit filed towards him in December.
Weinstein’s legal professionals filed the movement on Tuesday, arguing the category motion standing of the allegations was invalid as a result of the claims would apply to “all women who ever met with Weinstein, regardless of whether they claimed to have suffered any identifiable harm,” together with the 21-time Oscar nominee.
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Together with mentioning Streep by title, the movement used a current assertion, by which the actress mentioned Weinstein “had always been respectful to her in their working relationship,” to defend the accused rapist.
Naturally, the 68-year-old was outraged to find her good title was being utilized in try to negate the experiences of over 80 girls, and made it clear she finds the tactic “pathetic and exploitative.”
She mentioned in a press release on Wednesday:
“Harvey Weinstein’s attorneys’ use of my (true) statement — that he was not sexually transgressive or physically abusive in our business relationship — as evidence that he was not abusive with many OTHER women is pathetic and exploitive. The criminal actions he is accused of conducting on the bodies of these women are his responsibility, and if there is any justice left in the system he will pay for them — regardless of how many good movies, made by many good people, Harvey was lucky enough to have acquired or financed.”
Yas, Queen of Hollywood! *Fingers her one other Oscar*
Weinstein additionally named Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lawrence as examples of actresses he didn’t assault and/or attempt to destroy the careers of.
One factor’s clear: Weinstein won’t ever cease utilizing girls to get what he desires.
[Picture through Media Punch.]
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