Harvey Weinstein and the media cover up

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Harvey Weinstein.

When I read about the rather egregious behaviour of Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein this last week I was shocked.

I’m not shocked of course that a slimy movie producer would use his position of power to extract sexual favours from actresses in exchange for movie parts. Anyone watching some of the acting put out by some of the more recent Hollywood “starlets” knows they didn’t make it in tinsel-town on merit alone. Ten thousand young pretty girls a year famously get off the bus from some little town you’ve never heard of trying to become a star, the ones who make it against that sort of competition must REALLY want it.

And the casting couch has been notorious not just over the course of the past few decades of loose morals and looser panties but even back before the sexual revolution. The last hundred plus years of American cinema has essentially been the story of rich powerful men choosing which young women gain the ultimate status of becoming famous.

If we’re honest, many of the young women [and many men] were more than happy to oblige. Actors and actresses both are not exactly famous for their moral integrity. Even as far back as ancient Greece and Rome the most sexually debauched and morally disgusting people in the land were well known to be amongst the thespian set.

I’m not shocked by his behaviour.

I’m shocked that it came out.

Usually Hollywood covers up for the almost aggressive degeneracy of its stars and powerbrokers. Weinstein is certainly not the cinematic titan he was only a few short years ago but this is a town that still hasn’t thrown Roman Polanski under the bus.

And any number of people could have blown the whistle at any time; if Glenn Close and Kate Winslet are admitting to hearing rumours then it’s fair to say that most of the far more important players would have been well aware. After all, when you put a man in charge of hundreds of millions of dollars it pays to keep an eye on him, and Weinstein was hardly subtle. Some of the stories now emerging seem to paint a picture of a man who took full advantage of his position to sleep with an almost uncountable amount of women.

In 2004 one journalist claims she was prepared to publish a story with the New York Times, stating that Weinstein had appointed a man head of Miramax Italy on $400,000 for less than a year of work purely to procure him fresh female meat. The Journalist claims Matt Damon and Russell Crowe called her to convince her to drop the story, though eventually under pressure from Weinstein himself the NYT caved and continued the cover up.

Weinstein even had Meryll Streep publicly refer to him as “God” in a Golden Globes speech. One study showed that Oscar winners were more likely to thank Weinstein in their acceptance speeches than the almighty himself.

Obese.

The obese producer had political connections up the wazzoo. He is a long time Clinton family donor who even donated to Bill’s legal defence fund in the 1990s. The Clintons even rented a home next to Weinstein in the Hamptons in 2015. For Hilary’s 2016 campaign he organised a 1.8 million dollar fundraiser attended by Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lopez, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick.

He visited the White house over a dozen times during the Obama Administration and had Michelle Obama publicly praise him as “a wonderful person and a good friend”. He raised money for Planned Parenthood, helped endow a faculty chair at Rutgers University in Gloria Steinem’s name and distributed a film about “campus rape culture” The Hunting Ground.

He was even working with Michael Moore to make an anti-Trump documentary provisionally titled “Fahrenheit 11/9”. The title is a reference to Moore’s anti-Bush documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 which Weinstein also produced.

This guy couldn’t be more protected, politically connected and looked out for if he tried. So why on earth have all the pillars of the establishment fallen down on this guy’s troll-like head?

Most seem to suggest that because his star is slowly dimming and he isn’t making the blockbusters he used to the system has finally decided to regurgitate this disgusting piece of flem up.

But that’s bullshit.

People as powerful as Weinstein are never held to account for what they do, particularly not when they have connections to the movie industry. Success in relation to the silver screen is a golden ticket to a fraternity where you can debase yourself to your hearts delight, always certain that the people around you will cover for you [unless you do something really stupid, like be conspicuously Christian or right wing].

This guy has been thrown so hard under the wheels of the proverbial bus that some of the sleaziest politicians in the United States are donating the money he gave them to charity. If you’ve ever had anything to do with a politician [even one of the better ones] you know how extreme a circumstance this really is.

For decades almost everyone around this guy knew that he was an aggressive monster who couldn’t take no for an answer both in and out of the bedroom. They even parodied his famous persona on the television show Entourage with the character “Harvey Weingard”.

Impeccably feminist Tina Fey’s show 30 Rock was making jokes about him taking advantage of actresses 5 years ago.

Everyone in the inner circles of American cultural elites seems to have known. It looks as though it was the worst kept secret ever.

So why now? Why in a business so well known for protecting perverts did this happen at all?

Associated Press seems to think it’s because the media has become more virtuous over time so that behaviour by powerful men that was brushed off in the past is now cracked down on by the ferocious warriors for decency that are the fourth estate.

Having met journalists in my life I am slightly sceptical of this view.

There is nothing in the recent revelations that was not widely known long, long ago. It has long been in the power of the press to put an end to the gross conduct of Harvey Weinstein.

Is there something more that we aren’t being told? If they were so comfortable covering up for this man for so long who knows what else still lies swept beneath the rug?

Currently we don’t have an answer and probably never will. Weinstein has probably been sacrificed for reasons far beyond the understanding of outsider plebs like ourselves.

But for a short second we have been allowed to peak behind the curtain and see what those who preach down at us really get up to when they think they can get away with it.

And my isn’t it ugly.

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  • SandyJ

    Hmmm. Curious isn’t it? I agree with the fall guy idea and/or he’s severely wronged someone to be thrown under the bus. One of the women who has come forward has stronger connections? Pizzagate maybe? As in give them something for a distraction and look over there!! It will be revealed I hope.

    • Maybe a distraction from the Vegas gig, where the deep states shooter narrative is unravelling.

      • John Sheppard

        There does seem to be a lot of media focus on this lately, with the Vegas stuff taking a back seat. There are still a lot of things that don’t make sense with the Vegas shooting. Such as:

        – why have a bump stock on a gun with a bipod? The bipod prevents the bump stock from effectively turning a semi-auto into fully auto (maybe get 7-8 shots off in auto). From the audio, the gunfire was sustained.
        – how do you get that many weapons and ammo up into a hotel room without anyone noticing? Or even room service noticing while doing daily cleaning?
        – why is there a room service receipt showing enough food for 2 people?
        – why did the FBI report his arrival time as the 28th Sep, when there are valet entries for his car on the 25th onwards?
        – why would a retired millionaire living a comfortable life even go and do something like this?!?

        I could go on, however you have probably stopped reading by now 🙂

        • Everything you stated is completely valid.
          It’s another false flag event courtesy of the US shadow government.
          Paddock was just a patsy, like Lee H. Oswald.
          However, the normies just accept what the government feeds them via the corrupted MSM.

  • I read today that Weinerschlongstein may have been cut loose as a timely distraction from Pizzagate.
    Or that he was making an anti semitic movie/project questioning why the Jews in the Warsaw ghettos didn’t arm themselves and rise up against the occupying krauts.
    Not cool. Don’t diss <<>> Harveystarbanger !
    Something is going on we don’t know about, as usual.

    Anyway, Hollyweird is a stinking cesspool,writhing with snakes.

    Weinsteinergroper comes from a long line of perverted old fart movie moguls who have habitually raped many actors and actresses, morally as well as physically.
    Going back several decades….Shirley Temple was flashed by one of these movie headhoncho guys when she was 12.
    Judy Garland was subjected to Hollywood gropes and who knows what else,when she was a young teenager.

    HollyPedowood…more apt as a name.
    Same old same old, nothing new. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/febf827eb91180d59fbdd19c15d00bbbb150695469085dbbf888135012a82325.jpg

  • Mattys Modern Life

    It could just be that enough people got pissed off at his actions that they went to the press and the press ran the story.

    It’s a good story and you can’t run a story like this unless you have a ton of evidence.

    Yeah, Hollywood are scum for covering it up but I won’t believe the “he did something wrong so was thrown under the bus” conspiracy without any evidence.

    What’s most likely is that a New York Times got a scoop and actually did their job for once.

    Although looking at it, this is equally as amazing.

  • John Sheppard

    He won’t be alone. How many more movie execs are doing the exact same thing and getting away with it? They might stop for a little while during this media attention, and then once it passes go straight back to their old ways.

    • Not just movie execs.
      Celebrities. Look at the odious pedos unearthed in Australian and British television.These celebrities use their elevated status to attack the vulnerable and young.

      • John Sheppard

        Yep you are right, pretty much all of Hollywood would be like this. Still, watch the left focus on the Church as the source of their peadophelia outrage. Hypocrites.

  • Grant Summers

    Bill Clinton was President and not long after that, Hillary was about to become president. But they didn’t know anything about a man they invited into their home? “How was I supposed to know”, “I’m a champion of women”, “I’m shocked and appalled”… Give me a break.