Weinstein sexual harassment accusations Page 2

  • JamboWayOh 12 Oct 2017 17:10:56 13,245 posts
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    You-can-call-me-kal wrote:
    JamboWayOh wrote:
    ...another story about some big star who raped Corey Haim which led to his suicide...
    It's more or less known that this was Joel Schumacher. Corey Feldman has been pretty overt about it.
    I did not know that, I thought it was Charlie Sheen.
  • You-can-call-me-kal 12 Oct 2017 17:13:15 15,769 posts
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    Yeah I edited that post. Seems that's lot of conflicting rumours. Probably best not to speculate.
  • anephric 12 Oct 2017 17:16:25 3,229 posts
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    And, of course, this stuff has been going on for decades. Allegedly, Barren Weatty and Nack Jicholson had an underage shagging club in the 70s, which led directly to Polanski doing what he did.
  • JamboWayOh 12 Oct 2017 17:17:05 13,245 posts
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    Regardless the Hollywood machine is pretty Grim it seems. It's so odd that a lot of this stuff is such an open secret that's been largely ignored.
  • Daryoon 12 Oct 2017 17:34:23 5,912 posts
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    JamboWayOh wrote:
    Regardless the Hollywood machine is pretty Grim it seems. It's so odd that a lot of this stuff is such an open secret that's been largely ignored.
    Isn't that always how it is, though?
  • JamboWayOh 12 Oct 2017 17:36:01 13,245 posts
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    Yeah, I suppose.
  • You-can-call-me-kal 12 Oct 2017 17:38:17 15,769 posts
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    That's how these things work. If everyone knows then everyone is complicit, and then everyone is at risk.

    There have been plenty of whistleblowers in the past as well, but it just gets ignored somehow.
  • RGeefe 12 Oct 2017 17:43:21 314 posts
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    Nobody is coming out of this looking good. Ironically, it may do the younger Hollywood actors some good if they haven't been involved.

    Though it does make Quentin Tarantino look ridiculously suspect.
  • anephric 12 Oct 2017 17:45:45 3,229 posts
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    Tarantino's always been a sleaze. He used to brag about how many strippers he'd banged.

    All of this is just sleazy though, not illegal. There's a difference between skeezing on desperate young things trying to sleep their way to the top and running down a hallway masturbating over Rose McGowan and paying her off afterwards.
  • Deleted user 12 October 2017 18:34:24
    anephric wrote:
    And, of course, this stuff has been going on for decades. Allegedly, Barren Weatty and Nack Jicholson had an underage shagging club in the 70s, which led directly to Polanski doing what he did.
    Don't forget Errol Flynns flying fuckers!

    "Okay, so I’m going to play this little Indian kid in Rudyard Kipling’s tale of Kim and Errol Flynn is going to play the other guy. While they’re building the sets, I come onto the sound stage with my mother and the studio teacher, the perfect Norman Rockwell portrait of middle America – sixty-three years old, sweet, giving, a long-suffering spinster with the rimless glasses and high lace collar. She was terrific with her rosy cheeks. Didn’t even have to blue her hair; she had her own natural white hair. She and my mother were flanking me.

    Errol Flynn came up to me. Somebody said, “This is Dean Stockwell.” Of course, he’s bigger than me, and with this gleam in his eye, he looked down at me. He stuck out his hand and said, “Hi. Have you had your first fuck yet?”

    There was a moment, it lasted an eternity, where both my mother and the teacher were going “Brrrr,” like pigeons with a gnat up their ass, blushing and doing everything but bleeding on either side of me. Flynn is still staring at me, waiting for me to answer him, but I didn’t know what the word meant. I’m just looking at this guy, thinking, I finally found a friend, a father."

    Edited by whatfruitlivesagain at 18:41:37 12-10-2017
  • Tomo 12 Oct 2017 18:42:43 16,582 posts
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    Some awkward videos of BAffleck doing the rounds as well, sleazing and feeling up women on camera.
  • elstoof 12 Oct 2017 19:39:12 23,225 posts
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    anephric wrote:
    And, of course, this stuff has been going on for decades. Allegedly, Barren Weatty and Nack Jicholson had an underage shagging club in the 70s, which led directly to Polanski doing what he did.
    Are you sure you don’t mean Rolanski? Poman Rolanski?
  • anephric 12 Oct 2017 20:16:54 3,229 posts
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    My lawyer has advised me to say yes.
  • anephric 12 Oct 2017 20:26:11 3,229 posts
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    And also to take a hit of the little brown bottle in his shaving kit.
  • JamboWayOh 12 Oct 2017 23:45:53 13,245 posts
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    So Rose McGowan has come out and claimed that Weinstein raped her. Holy Fuck.
  • spindizzy 13 Oct 2017 01:11:44 7,755 posts
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    She's been suggesting that since day one, no? She couldn't be explicit about who it was because she presumably had to sign something when she got paid. But she said her ex sold her film to the man who raped her.

    http://variety.com/2016/film/news/rose-mcgowan-raped-studio-head-1201889536/

    But it was pretty clear who she meant.

    This is all so sordid and awful.
  • Lukus 13 Oct 2017 08:56:00 21,934 posts
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    Harvey Weinstein touched my bum inappropriately.

    /misunderstands thread title
  • Not-a-reviewer 13 Oct 2017 08:57:43 5,714 posts
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    The head of amazon studios now suspended.
  • minky-kong 13 Oct 2017 10:49:11 14,246 posts
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    SpaceMonkey77 wrote:
    for I'm no gumshoe
    Come now, don't do yourself down so much! I'm sure you can crack this case!
  • the_milkybar_kid 13 Oct 2017 10:50:40 7,989 posts
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    Yeah. You've got your own problems to worry about, right? How's the tin foil holding up?
  • JamboWayOh 13 Oct 2017 10:58:32 13,245 posts
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    God, the indiscriminate use of commas and ampersands was making my eyes bleed. Comes in to shit up a thread and leaves after saying pretty much nothing. Classic SpaceMonkey77.

    Edited by JamboWayOh at 11:06:50 13-10-2017
  • Deleted user 13 October 2017 10:59:15
    He starts talking gibberish again when he goes 2 days without any child eating.
  • nickthegun 14 Oct 2017 09:07:56 77,889 posts
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    Its terrible, but when they said his wife had left him and then showed a picture of her, the first thing I thought was 'what first attracted you to multi-millionaire Harvey Weinstein?'.

    I'm sure he has a great personality. When he's not raping people.
  • challenge_hanukkah 14 Oct 2017 10:29:26 10,772 posts
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    At least this horrific turd of a human being is eating some humble cake.

    https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/tory-mp-sir-david-amess-retracts-horrifying-comments-about-harvey-weinstein-and-blames-his-staff-a3658411.html
  • Technoishmatt 14 Oct 2017 15:14:12 3,412 posts
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    Thing is - this terrible stuff has been rampant across many industries for decades. Only reason we "care" about it in Hollywood is because we all feel like we know the people involved and the actors involved have a platform with lots of voice - although of course the important feature in this is that the power that the execs and others have over the actors meant that they couldn't really speak up individually.

    But we're not going to "care" about the lawyer, or financial consultant, or whatever else, that is also getting this treatment.
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