A Close Read of That Bonkers Harvey Weinstein Statement

Oct 5, 2017 · 4 min read
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Harvey Weinstein. Photo: Tim Boxer/Getty Images

By Nate Jones

On Wednesday afternoon, the New York Times published the “bombshell” Harvey Weinstein story that had been foreshadowed the day before: an account of multiple sexual-harassment allegations against the mogul, some dating back decades. In response to the news, Weinstein announced that he would be taking a leave of absence in order to deal with his behavior…

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