Film director Quentin Tarantino says Harvey WeinsteinHis behavior toward women is “known to everyone”, and he hopes that he will “do more” before the disgraced former film mogul is convicted for multiple sexual assaults.
Tarantino told the podcast host Joe Rogan that he felt “sad” for Weinstein and that he thought Weinstein was a “damn image of a father.” Joe Logan experience podcast. After being convicted of rape and sexual assault in 2006 and 2013, Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison last year. Earlier this month, a judge ordered the extradition of Weinstein to California from New York, where he was serving his sentence. Faced with 11 additional charges related to alleged sexual assault.
“I wish I did more,” Tarantino told Logan. “I wish I could talk to that person. I wish I let him sit down and have an uncomfortable conversation. I don’t know any rape or anything like that… but I know he’s like, you know. ….. I attribute this to the boss chasing the secretary at his desk… You know, he is making unnecessary progress. That’s how I see it.”
“I wish I had talked with him. I wish I would let him sit down and leave,’Harvey, you can’t do this, you will screw everything up,'” he added. “I don’t think anyone has ever talked to him about this. The thing about this is that everyone in his orbit knows about it… they don’t know anyone, maybe they have nothing to do with rape. Know. But they have heard of things.”
Tarantino is talking to Logan about the 2017 interview about Weinstein’s allegations New York Times, When he said that he “knows to do more” and regretted not taking “responsibility” after several actresses told him of these allegations. Tarantino confronted Weinstein and demanded an apology after learning of the allegations of sexual abuse by his ex-girlfriend and actress Mira Sorvino. Kill bill Star Uma Thurman.
News of Weinstein’s alleged behavior was first announced to the public New York Times Published two weeks before Tarantino commented on the allegations. These high-profile allegations, including those from several celebrities, helped spark the #MeToo movement, leading to other allegations of sexual abuse by powerful men in Hollywood. At least 100 different women claimed to have been abused by Weinstein.
Since his directorial debut in 1992, Tarantino has been closely related to Weinstein for most of his career Reservoir dog, Issued by Weinstein’s former company Miramax. Although these allegations have not been made public until recent years, they can be traced back at least to the 1970s-long before Weinstein met Tarantino, women had accused Weinstein of abusive behavior.
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