Harvey Weinstein: Women removed from actors’ event after confronting shamed mogul

Harvey Weinstein: Women removed from actors' event after confronting shamed mogul

Harvey Weinstein leaving court following a hearing in August A female comedian was heckled and two other women were forced to leave a bar after they confronted Harvey Weinstein at an event for young performers in New York.

The movie producer, who is on bail after being arrested on sexual abuse charges including rape, has only appeared in public a few times in recent months.

Dozens of women have accused Weinstein of abuse, but he denies all allegations of non-consensual sex.

He turned up with an entourage of men and women at the Downtime bar in Manhattan to watch Actor’s Hour, which is described as a “pop-up speakeasy… designed for artists to indulge in the joy of performance”. Harvey Weinstein denies all allegations of non-consensual sex Comic Kelly Bachman was among those to call him out and shared a video on Instagram of herself on stage at the show where she said she had to address “the elephant in the room” during her set.

“I’m feeling a little tense. Anybody else?” Bachman can he heard saying in the clip.

“I’m a comic. And it’s our job to name the elephant in the room.

“Do we know what that is? Yeah it’s Freddy Krueger in the room, if you will.”I didn’t know that we had to bring our own mace and rape whistles to Actors’ Hour.”She was booed by some members of the audience, and one person shouted “shut up”, to which Bachman responded: “This kills at group therapy for rape survivors. They love it.”Bachman was […]

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