Some Hollywood reporters knew more than they let on about Harvey Weinstein.
Hard-left entertainment journalist Kim Masters bragged about just that recently. Masters shared a Tweet revealing that she once confronted the uber-producer about sexual abuse allegations and “he didn’t exactly deny it.”
“I said ‘I’ve heard you rape women’ and he didn’t exactly deny it.”
— BBC Newsnight (@BBCNewsnight) February 24, 2020
Other veteran scribes likely heard the same rumors the stars did over the decades. They, too, stayed silent. In their defense, bringing Weinstein to justice for them was … complicated.
Weinstein, one of the industry’s most powerful figures, vowed to sue anyone who uncovered the truth about his lecherous ways. For reporters and editors alike, that’s a potentially career-ending threat that couldn’t be taken lightly.
The same Hollywood reporters have no excuse this time for failing to do their jobs.
The Hollywood press has done all it can to ignore the credible sexual abuse allegations against Joe Biden, similar to how the mainstream press had to be dragged into its current “coverage.” The very same outlets, from Variety to The Hollywood Reporter, routinely cover political stories these days. It’s no longer outside their content wheelhouse.
Hillary Clinton made her announcement during a Joe Biden campaign town hall to discuss the coronavirus and its effect on women https://t.co/xerBErDGnl
— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) April 28, 2020
That’s not the most embarrassing part of their extreme bias.
These outlets spent years covering every molecule of Hollywood’s MeToo movement, from the celebrity-packed Women’s Marches to the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation battle.
The latter showed a galaxy of stars demanding Kavanaugh be denied a seat on the Supreme Court due to the flimsiest charges imaginable from pro-abortion activist Christine Blasey-Ford.
Here’s a refresher:
No evidence emerged in support of the allegations, and the four witnesses Ford named all denied any knowledge of the incident. She said she was unable to remember the date or location of the alleged event, or any other specific information that could be independently evaluated. The witnesses, who included Ford’s lifelong friend Leland Keyser, said they remembered no such event, even though some of them remembered the summer in question quite well.
Naturally, these same reporters took a knee when Tara Reade, an ex-Biden staffer, accused the former Vice President of sexually assaulting her in 1993. Reade’s charges are backed up by a number of sources, including an episode of Larry King’s old CNN talk show, her brother and a neighbor.
Plus, Biden refuses to release his old Senate records, which Reade insists contain her formal complaint about his supposed lechery.
The #MeToo Hypocrisy is off the charts. Which brings us to Hollywood’s hypocritical “It Girl,” Alyssa Milano.
No one in the industry shrieked louder about #MeToo, women’s rights and, specifically, the Kavanaugh hearings, than the former “Charmed” star. Milano essentially rebranded herself as an actress/activist, drawing sizable media mentions with every Tweet.
Her Twitter flock ballooned to more than 3 million followers as a result.
Tara Reade Rips Into Alyssa Milano: ‘Complete Opposite Of How She Approached Brett Kavanaugh’ https://t.co/GtFg1Ah7Qi
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) April 28, 2020
So when she stayed mum over the initial Biden allegations it mattered. Naturally, Hollywood media outlets ignored her silence. Then, Milano gave a pathetic interview in which she defended her support for Biden.
That was before the King CNN video emerged and a new witness backed Reade’s allegations. It’s worth noting this dwarf’s the microscopic “proof” Ford offered up two years ago.
What happened next was all too predictable. The far-left Deadline.com gave Milano space to defend the indefensible -- her raging #MeToo hypocrisy over Biden’s allegations.
Milano declares Kavanaugh “guilty” sans trial in the piece, ignoring mountains of evidence to the contrary. Her op-ed is also riddled with nonsense.
Brett Kavanaugh’s actions, told consistently over decades by his victim (and supported by her polygraph results), were clearly wrong.
Need more whoppers? Milano delivers:
Believing women was never about “Believe all women no matter what they say,” it was about changing the culture of NOT believing women by default.
Now she tells us.
Reader comments ran the gamut on the site, which caters to a liberal crowd. Some cheered Milano’s bravery. Others, like this commentator, nailed the story better than any entertainment journalist to date:
This essay is nothing more than an admission your motivations have always been political.
It’s amazing a random site reader can suss out that simple truth while Hollywood reporters won’t go anywhere near it.