Harvey Weinstein Says He’s a Pioneer for Women in Self-Pitying Interview: ‘I’m the Forgotten Man’

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Harvey Weinstein Says He’s a Pioneer for Women in Self-Pitying Interview: ‘I’m the Forgotten Man’
Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is not backing down from whatever version of a comeback he’s attempting to mount, as evidenced by a recent interview featured in Page Six. In the conversation, playing up his supposed ailing health — walker and blood-draining tube in tow — Weinstein said, “I feel like the forgotten man…I made more movies directed by women and about women than any filmmaker, and I’m talking about 30 years ago. I’m not talking about now when it’s vogue. I did it first! I pioneered it!”

Last week, Weinstein along with board members from his bankrupt namesake studio, reached a tentative $25 million settlement with dozens of the victims of his alleged sexual misconduct. While the particulars of the settlement remain hush-hush, the deal affords him immunity from admitting wrongdoing to the claimants involved. However, Weinstein still stands to be tried in January on criminal charges of sexual assault involving two women.
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