‘Let’s Not Pretend That Harvey Weinstein Is One Bad Apple’ Says WFTV CEO Kate Kinninmont, MBE
As more and more women come forward to share their experiences of sexual harrassment and assault at the hands of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, our Chief Executive Kate Kinninmont, MBE blogs for Huffington Post UK about an industry-wide culture which needs to change:
Marilyn Monroe called Hollywood an overcrowded brothel and tales from the casting couch have been ubiquitous in the film industry from the beginning. The recent furore over Harvey Weinstein’s charming way with young actresses is simply the latest chapter.
Weinstein himself has issued both mea culpas – and denials. He has lost his job and in the UK there is a campaign to rescind his honorary CBE. There is also media pressure on everyone who has ever worked with Weinstein to condemn his behaviour and condemnation of anyone who is slow to do so…