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Harvey Weinstein used agents and journalists to carry out his abuse

06 December 2017

According to Dunham's account in the Times report, the campaign didn't respond to her warnings.

Shortly after multiple women came forward to accuse Weinstein of sexual harassment, assault or rape in a New York Times expose in October (17), the actress told the newspaper she went for a hotel meeting with Weinstein, which she thought was about her 1996 movie Emma, and he inappropriately touched her and suggested they get massages together.

The lawsuit claims that Weinstein and the companies he worked with colluded together to hide Weinstein's widespread sexual harassment and assaults for years.

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The expansive investigation is full of stunning revelations, including allegations from Lena Dunham that she warned Hillary Clinton's aides about Weinstein during the 2016 presidential campaign. In numerous alleged incidents, women said that Weinstein invited them into his hotel room under the guise of a professional meeting, but then asked them for massages or sex. "It's not my job, and I don't want to do it", she says she told him.

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"I was hearing that Harvey's sleaziness with women had escalated since I left Talk in 2002 and she was unwise to be so closely associated with him", she told the Times in an email.

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Dunham told the Times that Schake seemed surprised, but she promised to tell Robby Mook, the campaign manager. She recalled adding, "I think it's a really bad idea for him to host fund-raisers and be involved because it's an open secret in Hollywood that he has a problem with sexual assault".

Clinton was friendly with Weinstein in the past, as he'd donated money to several Clinton campaigns and hosted several star-studded fundraisers for those campaigns as well.

We learned about how some of his own employees helped him target young women and how he used his wealth to silence and retaliate against women who tried to speak up or report him. As to claims about a warning, that's something staff wouldn't forget ...

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Notice the careful wording of this response from the Clinton campaign: "Ms. Elrod and Ms. Schake, through Mrs. Clinton's communications director, denied that Ms. Dunham mentioned rape, while [Robby] Mook said that no one had ever alerted him about the producer".

Harvey Weinstein used agents and journalists to carry out his abuse