Harvey Weinstein
May 2018

Eric Schneiderman and Moral Licensing

John Sexton May 09, 2018 1:01 PM

“…the prior good deed provides a ‘license’ that allows one to perform morally questionable behavior later on.”

“belief in climate change does not appear to be a necessary or sufficient condition for pro-environmental behavior.”

Harvey Weinstein had a very, very bad week

John Sexton May 04, 2018 3:21 PM

“The misconduct included sexual and physical assault and multiple instances of rape…”

“The defense has argued in court papers that Weinstein could have been involved in planting the drugs.”

“I lost career opportunity. I lost money. I lost status and prestige.”

Apr 2018

“the biggest scandal story Hollywood has seen in decades”

“Over the Weinstein stuff?”

Mar 2018

#MeToo has a way to go in Russia.

“…she needed protection — not only from her alleged assailant, but from the elected official responsible for prosecuting him.”

Feb 2018

“HW’s assistants were compelled to take various steps to further HW’s regular sexual activity…”

“everybody around me is pushing me to not tell my story…”

“…very confident these are solid and actionable cases.”

“Look, she was down with this.”

Jan 2018

“Activist bitches supporting bitches.”

“This happened on a regular basis…”

Full retreat.

“…told his friend to fire up his cell phone and shoot video of what was about to happen.”

“I don’t want to hear about the silence of me. I want to hear about the silence of Melania Trump.”

Dec 2017

“you have to do a quick hug, then an immediate release…”

“He needed me much more than I needed him and he made sure I didn’t know.”

“Second-rate Mafia bullies.”

“My mind understood that I had to do it, but my body wouldn’t stop crying and convulsing.”

Sally Kohn: ‘Most men hate women’

John Sexton Dec 11, 2017 3:01 PM

“These are hate crimes.”

Lauren Sivan: Roger Ailes had me sit on his lap

John Sexton Dec 08, 2017 7:21 PM

“He didn’t think I was projecting my voice properly…”

“I just want you to let you know that Harvey’s a rapist and this is going to come out at some point.”

“I stand by what I say.”

Wonders never cease.

CBS: Manhattan DA dropping another Weinstein rape case?

Ed Morrissey Dec 01, 2017 10:04 AM

Credibility.

Nov 2017

“Trust but verify.”

Don’t push the cart over a cliff

They say #MeToo but won’t say who

Jazz Shaw Nov 20, 2017 2:31 PM

How does that fix anything?

Plus: New allegations against Ratner and Russell Simmons.

Class-action lawsuit filed against Weinstein Company

John Sexton Nov 15, 2017 9:21 PM

“I can make you or I can break you.”

Actress Ellen Page: Brett Ratner outed me at 18

John Sexton Nov 10, 2017 8:41 PM

“let’s be truthful: the list is long and still protected by the status quo.”

The big dog that didn’t bark.

“Lawyers are not permitted to engage in fraud.”

Accountability and opportunity.

“…refer to Weinstein as ‘the end client’ or ‘Mr. X,'”

“…if Kevin asks you to play video games in his trailer, you have to bring someone with you.”

“You heard the rumor that he raped Rose McGowan. You heard that over and over.”