In new book, Times reporters detail Harvey Weinstein investigation

Brenda Watkins
September 10, 2019

A new book from the two New York Times reporters who broke the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment story includes a previously unreported letter from Bob Weinstein, his brother and business partner, asking him to seek help for his "misbehavior".

They have now brought out a book about their investigation called "She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement", as Jodi Kantor tells us. "If you think nothing is wrong with your misbehavior so in this area then announce it to your wife and family".

Weinstein, who's free on $1 million bail, stands accused of two counts of predatory sexual assault, one depend of prison sexual act, and two counts of rape.

Attorney Lisa Bloom arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse during Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial in Norristown, Pennsylvania, April 12, 2018.

Kantor and Twohey are largely credited for reporting that sparked the #MeToo movement, and "She Said" also details how a whistleblower at The Weinstein Company alerted the journalists to Harvey's routine harassment of junior female employees and actresses.

Weinstein, 67, is scheduled to go to trial in January on charges alleging he raped an unidentified woman in his Manhattan hotel room in 2013 and performed a forcible sex act on a different woman in 2006.

Contemporary particulars additionally title new sources, together with former government at The Weinstein Firm, Irwin Reiter, who is claimed to have raised issues over his boss' habits.

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New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor, center, Megan Twohey and actress Ashley Judd, left, on the "Today" show on September 9, 2019.

"She Said" also uncovers how Weinstein's lawyer Lisa Bloom attempted to hinder Weinstein accusers through intimidation tactics or painting them as liars.

"We can place an article re her becoming increasingly unglued, so that when someone Googles her this is what pops up and she's discredited", Bloom added in the memo to Weinstein.

"I got worn out. I said, ´I surrender, ´ see?"

Bloom told the authors said she "deeply regretted" representing him and had made a "colossal mistake". But he defended the assistance he provided to Mr. Weinstein as the producer sought to hide allegations and said he didn't have "any regret that I represented him the way I did".

Weinstein was outed in articles within the New York Occasions and the New Yorker in 2017 after which his film empire collapsed and his spouse divorced him.

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