Harvey Weinstein simply did a brand-new on-the-record meeting given that the flooding of accusations came gathering versus him — as well as his very first considered … he’s a champ of females.
The disgraced flick manufacturer — that’s currently been criminally butted in connection to several of the accusations of sex-related misbehavior as well as misuse — talked with the New York Post from his healthcare facility space in New York City, where he was later on released following his back surgical treatment.
One of the large takeaways from the meeting — once more, among his very first with a paper of document given that 2018 — is that he assumes individuals are failing to remember every little thing he’d provided for females in his occupation.
Weinstein states he seems like the “forgotten man,” taking place to include … “I made more movies directed by women and about women than any filmmaker, and I’m talking about 30 years ago. I’m not talking about now when it’s vogue. I did it first! I pioneered it!”
He proceeds by claiming, “It all got eviscerated because of what happened. My work has been forgotten.”
For instance, Weinstein points out offering Gwyneth Paltrow $10 million to star in the 2003 flick, “View from the Top” — which he states was greater than any one of the guys made at the time. He additionally states he obtained Felicity Huffman an Academy Award nom by casting her in ‘Transamerica’ … an action he thinks about incredibly modern, as well as something he assumes he should have credit history for.
He additionally states Madonna made him knowledgeable about the docudrama ‘Paris is Burning’ — which catches the drag society of the city — as well as obviously desires a rub on the back for bringing it to target markets in the U.S. as well as past by purchasing the circulation civil liberties.
Weinstein takes place to proclaim his altruistic initiatives via the years as well as summarized his ideas by claiming, “If you remember who I was then, you might want to question some of this.” He did NOT, nonetheless, particularly deal with any one of the allegations versus him.
He’s mosting likely to test on Jan. 6 on 5 various costs, consisting of predacious sexual offense, a criminal sex act as well as rape. Weinstein encounters life behind bars if founded guilty — he’s begged innocent.