Book: Allred's Daughter Wanted to Smear Weinstein Accusers

Carla Harmon
September 10, 2019

Journalists Twohey and Kantor have released a new book on Weinstein, "She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movemen't".

However a beforehand unreported letter now discloses how Bob, 64, wrote to the film producer two years earlier than reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey broke the story of his alleged abuse, saying: 'Your response was as soon as extra responsible the victims, or to attenuate the misbehavior in varied methods. "If you think nothing is wrong with your misbehavior so in this area then announce it to your wife and family", he wrote.

In an interview with Variety, Rose McGowan said that the revelations about her from the news story were "deeply wounding".

Reporters Kantor and Twohey have been the primary to interrupt the Weinstein story and their new guide, to be printed on Tuesday, reveals extra on the nondisclosure agreements utilized by Weinstein in opposition to his accusers. So many people will be surprised to discover that when so many other actresses were scared to tell the truth about what they'd experienced at his hands, Gwyneth was one of the first people to get on the phone and she was determined to help this investigation'.


As allegations unfolded against Weinstein, Paltrow did agree to make her story public.

The downfall of Weinstein galvanized the #MeToo movement in Hollywood that encouraged women to come forward about the predatory behavior of powerful men, including Kevin Spacey, former Pixar chief John Lasseter, Brett Ratner and Louis C.K. Weinstein is facing a criminal trial on charges of rape and sexual assault.

The guide additionally appears on the function of legal professionals, together with legal professional Gloria Allred and her daughter Lisa Bloom.

The book outlines Bloom's pitch to Weinstein - that she could use her own familiarity with victims to help him discredit women who had made claims against him, including Rose McGowan, according to the report.


One of Ms. Bloom's suggested tactics for undermining Ms. McGowan: "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".

Boies defended his work for Weinstein in the book, saying he didn't have "any regret that I represented him the way I did".

She told NBC News" TODAY show: "It's been a long journey. The first actress to boldly speak out against Weinstein was Ashley Judd.


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