— Melissa Silverstein (@melsil) October 10, 2017
There has been a lot written about the silence of various people on the Harvey Weinstein business but there is one point that nobody seems to be interested in making.
Harvey Weinstein was a powerful man, he was a connected man. He knew Hollywood actors, journalists and pols. He had decades of success in the industry and became a powerhouse within it.
As a producer it is very likely that he was aware of all kinds of issues concerning his films, concerning stars, concerning journalists that might have an impact on his bottom line. It’s also very likely that he not only had such info on journalists and pols but might have even enabled such people in activities that they might not want made public.
This is my opinion the reason for the current silence by some and the long history of silence by others
So let me end this short post with an obvious question:
At what point does it become more profitable to Weinstein to share this three decades of info with the public than to keep silent now that everyone his going after him?
It is the answer to that question that terrifies hollywood most of all.
As I have no sexual secrets of rich liberals to keep for a price I have to make my buck by going places and doing interviews all the time hoping people like it enough to pay for it.
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