‘I wish to add my voice of help for the ladies who’ve had the braveness to talk out in opposition to Harvey Weinstein’
From the editors of Entertainment Weekly
Phrases by Devan Coggan
‘I wish to add my voice of help for the ladies who’ve had the braveness to talk out in opposition to Harvey Weinstein,’ Gosling wrote on Twitter. ‘Like most individuals in Hollywood, I’ve labored with him and I’m deeply disillusioned in myself for being so oblivious to those devastating experiences of sexual harassment and abuse. He’s emblematic of a systemic drawback. Males ought to stand with ladies and work collectively till there may be actual accountability and alter.’
Gosling starred reverse Michelle Williams in 2010’s Blue Valentine, which was launched by The Weinstein Firm. Weinstein was an ardent champion of the movie, efficiently lobbying the MPAA to alter its NC-17 score to an R score.
The New York Instances revealed an exposé final week that recounted ‘a long time’ of sexual harassment allegations in opposition to Weinstein. On Tuesday, The New Yorker revealed its personal article, by which three ladies (together with actress and filmmaker Asia Argento) accused Weinstein of alleged sexual assault. In whole, greater than a dozen ladies have accused the movie producer of sexual harassment or assault, and actresses like Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Heather Graham, and Kate Beckinsale have all come ahead to share their very own tales about Weinstein.
After the unique New York Instances report, Weinstein apologised for his behaviour, and he has since been fired from The Weinstein Firm. After The New Yorker piece was launched, alleging sexual assault, a spokesperson for Weinstein stated, ‘All allegations of non-consensual intercourse are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein.’
The New York Police Division has additionally launched a legal investigation into Weinstein regarding an assault allegation from 2004.