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Gwyneth Paltrow And Angelina Jolie Join The Ranks Of Harvey Weinstein Accusers With New Evidence

Updated July 16, 2019 1.1k views13 items
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There's no end to Hollywood scandals that reveal the seedy truth behind the glittering exterior, but the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegations are a new low for the abuse of power in Hollywood by influential men. Rumors have circulated for decades that Harvey Weinstein, former head of Miramax and the Weinstein Company, is a creep. It was common knowledge that, if you were a woman, you shouldn’t be alone in a room with him. But those were all rumors until October 2017, when the New York Times published an exposé on his multiple sexual assault allegations.

The actresses who say Weinstein assaulted them include award winners and A-list stars, as well as up-and-coming hopefuls the executive preyed on with promises of industry work. Newer reports detail Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie speaking out against Harvey Weinstein, describing how he attempted to pressure them into sexual situations early in their careers.

Harvey Weinstein isn’t the only famous person to commit an awful sex crime, and unfortunately he’s not going to be the last. It's frightening for victims to speak out against their abusers, but in the case of the Weinstein assaults, more and more women are coming forward to prevent further abuses in the Hollywood system.