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PostSubject: Hollywoodies.   Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:26 am



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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:42 pm

What's the Dench connection?
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:35 pm

Dench tattoed 'HW' on her arse as a thank you for giving her an Oscar winning role.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:38 pm

I see. Probably not the first time Weinstein has been on an actress' arse.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:44 am

Quite ... in fact, it seems that being on them without their permission is the problem.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:22 am

His missus has walked out and the accusations are stacking up like jets over Heathrow. Seems a perfect analogy for Hollywood. Hero to zero in no time.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:09 pm

And now kicked out of the Academy. Who will produce the Oscar bait now?
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:02 pm

The odd thing is that this is happening now.
The Harvey Weinstein rumors have been around for years.
In fact, he was one of the handful of Hollywood men even I had heard stories about.
So I have trouble believing any Hollywood insider who claims not to have heard about his behavior.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:35 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:57 pm

The most hilarious thing is the attempt by Bob Weinstein and Miramax to pretend that everyone there didn't know what Harvey Weinstein got up to. I mean, I know they have to say that, but even they must know absolutely no one will believe them.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:30 am

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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:13 pm

I see Quentin Tarantino has published a mea culpa via a NY Times interview.

At least he doesn't pretend as if he didn't know about it (which would have been hard in light of Mira Sorvino's earlier testimony).
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:15 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:03 am

Somebody at my university did. So legend has it.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:23 am

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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Fri Oct 27, 2017 5:06 am

I get your point. At the same time, she was cornered by an individual who would not take no for an answer at the time, so it's not exactly 100% fair to take her words purely at face value. There is a possibility she would have said just about anything to get out of that hotel room.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Fri Oct 27, 2017 5:34 am

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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:05 am

Erica Ambler wrote:
Salomé wrote:
I get your point. At the same time, she was cornered by an individual who would not take no for an answer at the time, so it's not exactly 100% fair to take her words purely at face value. There is a possibility she would have said just about anything to get out of that hotel room.

That may well be true and it's certainly how Miss Judd is justifying it. However, it does show the ambiguity and risk inherent in any sex negotiation.

That said, the more I read about this business the less it seems to have to do with sex per se and the more it seems to be about fame, money, hypocrisy, self-delusion and power.

Well yeah. That's basically a summation of what allowed it to go on as long as it did.

The willful ignorance of so many people is the most shocking aspect of it all, not that a powerful man would use his power to coerce women into sex.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:58 am

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Erica Ambler wrote:
Salomé wrote:
I get your point. At the same time, she was cornered by an individual who would not take no for an answer at the time, so it's not exactly 100% fair to take her words purely at face value. There is a possibility she would have said just about anything to get out of that hotel room.

That may well be true and it's certainly how Miss Judd is justifying it. However, it does show the ambiguity and risk inherent in any sex negotiation.

That said, the more I read about this business the less it seems to have to do with sex per se and the more it seems to be about fame, money, hypocrisy, self-delusion and power.

Well yeah. That's basically a summation of what allowed it to go on as long as it did.

The willful ignorance of so many people is the most shocking aspect of it all, not that a powerful man would use his power to coerce women into sex.

Such as the agents who would set up the meetings with Weinstein for their clients. I don't find too many people focusing on that, which is most glaring in my eyes.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:14 pm

https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/weighing-the-costs-of-speaking-out-about-harvey-weinstein

Another round of accusations, which includes another accusation of rape.

The sheer scale of this is incredible. This predatory behavior was routine for him.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:44 am

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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:56 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:50 am

Erica Ambler wrote:
Damn Adam Sandler's wandering hands. #menarescum


Didn't even realise this was a thing/notice it on Graham Norton. Pretty telling of the ridiculousness of it all when Claire Foy herself says "I wasn't offended". Why should she be?
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:19 pm

The problem is that the Sad And Failing Fake News Media takes a handful of anonymous comments on Twitter and calls it news. Claire Foy wasn't offended but someone called @Drydupknut was and it therefore needs to be on the front pages.

Having said that, touching the Queen is a big no-no so orf with his head.
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PostSubject: Re: Hollywoodies.   Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:38 pm

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