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Woman who accuses Harvey Weinstein of rape releases video showing him touching her body

Melissa Thompson is one of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein‘s accusers.

On September 11, 2018, Thompson released a secretly-recorded video of Weinstein inappropriately touching her body during a business meeting in 2011 when she went to his New York office to pitch a technology platform he could use to market films.

The video was secretly recorded by Thompson’s laptop computer.

The following is an account of the video by the Daily Mail:

The footage shows Weinstein entering the room and saying ‘hello Melissa Thompson.’

Thompson, then 28, stands and offers a handshake but he pushes her hand aside and hugs her instead.

As he caresses her back during the awkward embrace, Weinstein says: ‘That’s nice, let’s keep it up’.

The producer then sits down next to her and asks: ‘So am I allowed to flirt with you?’

Ms Thompson replies: ‘Ummm we’ll see, a little bit.’

Weinstein can later be seen rubbing his right hand up and down her left arm as she, flustered, tries to concentrate on finishing her pitch.

Another section of the video shows Ms Thompson saying to Weinstein: ‘Data’s so hot right?’

Weinstein replies: ‘It is hot. You’re hot.’

Ms Thompson alleges that he then, out of view of the camera, reached under her dress and ran his hand up and down her thigh.

He says in the video: ‘Let me have a little part of you. Give it to me. It’s okay, would you like to do it some more?

Ms Thompson replies: ‘A little bit… a little high, that’s a little high, that’s a little high.’

Asked if she encouraged Weinstein’s behaviour, Ms Thompson said she didn’t mean to but admitted she tried to ‘volley’ with him as a way of managing the situation.

Ms Thompson told Sky News: ‘Now I see he’s trying, in any way he can, to move me into that zone of comfortable then uncomfortable and confused, and vulnerable, and recognising that he’s powerful and I’m not, and that I need this deal from him, and he has the power to give it to me.

‘I think (he) was playing a cat-and-mouse game from the very beginning to see how far he could push me, and what my reactions might be, so that he could gauge… how he would play me; where my levers where, what were my vulnerabilities.’

Here’s the video:

Thompson is one of three plaintiffs named in a class action lawsuit filed in June against Weinstein, Miramax, The Weinstein Company and a host of other defendants. She claims that after the business meeting, Weinstein invited her to his room in nearby Tribeca Grand hotel where he cornered her, then raped her on the bed. Weinstein denies any non-consensual sexual contact.

I’m the last person to defend the disgusting and repugnant Weinstein, nor do I think a flirtatious woman deserves to be raped. But I have these questions for Ms. Thompson, who portrays herself as Weinstein’s “vulnerable” victim:

  • If you didn’t want him to hug you, why did you lean in for the hug (0:15 mark)?
  • Why did you touch Weinstein’s upper right arm (0:55 mark), giving him a friendly jab, even after he’d “inappropriately” embraced you and used both hands to caress your back (0:16 mark)? Do you usually touch the body of a person to whom you’re presenting a business pitch?
  • Psychologists say a woman flipping her hair is a sign of flirtation. Why did you giggle and flip your hair when Weinstein said “you’re hot” (0:59 mark)?
  • How is your touching Weinstein’s arm (0:55 mark) different from him later touching your left arm (1:16 mark)? Why is his touching your arm “inappropriate” but your touching his arm is okay?
  • Why did you later go to Weinstein’s hotel room even after he, according to you, had “inappropriately” touched and said things to you at the business meeting?

~Eowyn

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#WarOnWomen: Quentin Tarantino signs on actor who assaulted female executive for "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"

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Convicted offender Hirsch (l) and Tarantino with his buddy Weinstein (r)


Quentin Tarantino wrote and is directing a new movie, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” which is due out August 2019. About the movie, from IMDb:
“A TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Charles Manson murders in 1969 Los Angeles.”
You know who was murdered? Shannon Tate, who was 8 ½ months pregnant at the time of her grisly murder.
Now, 49 years later, Quentin Tarantino feels the need to make yet another movie about these horrific murders.
Here’s a list of some of the better-known actors who have signed on for this movie:

  • Brad Pitt
  • Margot Robbie
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Dakota Fanning
  • Kurt Russell
  • Al Pacino
  • Luke Perry
  • Burt Reynolds
  • Emile Hirsch

That last name may not be familiar to you. I’ve never heard of him.
Emile Hirsch has a past of assaulting a woman. Here’s what I found out about Mr. Hirsch, from Wikipedia:
“Emile Davenport Hirsch (born March 13, 1985) is an American actor. He starred in Into the Wild (2007) and the A&E network simulcast miniseries Bonnie & Clyde (2013). Other films include The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002), The Girl Next Door (2004), Lords of Dogtown (2005), Alpha Dog (2006), Speed Racer (2008), Milk (2008), The Darkest Hour (2011), The Motel Life (2012), Lone Survivor (2013), and Vincent N Roxxy (2016).
On February 12, 2015, Hirsch was charged with aggravated assault after initiating an altercation with, and then strangling, Paramount Pictures executive Daniele Bernfeld on January 25, 2015 at the Tao Nightclub in Park City, Utah. On August 17, 2015, he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault, and was sentenced to 15 days in jail. He was also fined $4,750, received 90 days of probation, and ordered to undergo 50 hours of community service.”
Apparently Hirsch was intoxicated at a party and doesn’t remember grabbing Daniele from behind, throwing her to the floor and putting her in a chokehold until she blacked out. It took two men to remove Hirsch from his victim.
Fun Fact: Quentin Tarantino knew of Harvey Weinstein’s bad behavior. Back in October 2017 he said the following (from USA Today):
“Quentin Tarantino has spoken out on his longtime and close working relationship with producer Harvey Weinstein, acknowledging that he’s ashamed he was aware of some of Weinstein’s abhorrent acts but did not take a stand against them.
“I knew enough to do more than I did,” the director told The New York Times in an interview published Thursday.
Tarantino cited several Weinstein episodes involving prominent actresses. 
“There was more to it than just the normal rumors, the normal gossip. It wasn’t secondhand. I knew he did a couple of these things,” Tarantino said. “I wish I had taken responsibility for what I heard.”
So a man (Tarantino) who ignored Weinstein’s behavior has signed on a convicted assault offender (Hirsch) to star in a movie about the murder of a pregnant woman?
Another Hollyweird movie I won’t be seeing.
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The dark side of Anthony Bourdain

Last Friday, June 8, 2018, we were told that Trump-hater celebrity-chef Anthony Bourdain, 61, host of CNN’s “Parts Unknown,” had died that morning in a French hotel of suicide. Bourdain allegedly hanged himself using the belt of his bathrobe.
Last September, Bourdain said he would give Trump poison if given the chance. In November, he said it’s great that in 70 years there won’t be any more white people, notwithstanding the fact that he himself was white, although many Jews curiously believe themselves to be a separate race, instead of “white”.
Some expressed sympathy for Bourdain, citing Alex Jones that Bourdain had recently “seen the light.” Others hint darkly that Bourdain might have been “Arkancided”. They point to Bourdain having joined his actress girlfriend Asia Argento in the #MeToo movement against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein and, in so doing, allegedly triggered the ire of Hillary Clinton and her followers.
Last October 11, he tweeted that surely Hillary would have known of Weinstein’s sexual crimes. To which a Hillary representative replied, telling Bourdain to go “eat a scorpion.” That prompted Bourdain to tweet this on May 2, 2018 (source: TruePundit):

“…and I am in no way an HRC [Hillary Rodham Clinton] fan. I’ve been on the receiving end of her operatives’ wrath. And it ain’t fun.”

Those who know him, however, say Bourdain was depressed. According to TMZ, Bourdain had been dumped by his girlfriend Asia Argento just days before the suicide:

Anthony was shooting his show in France this week — he’d been there for at least 4 days. However, Asia was back in Rome, strolling around with a French reporter named Hugo Clément. There were photos of them holding hands and hugging, but the Italian photographer who shot the pics pulled them off the market on the heels of Anthony’s death. It’s unclear if Anthony and Asia had broken up. If they did, there was no public announcement. Their last public appearance together was at an event was back in April in NYC.

Whatever that was on Bourdain’s mind, photos he’d posted to Instagram show a disturbing obsession with the macabre:
A pic (date unknown) of his best friend, French chef Eric Ripert, looking menacing in a blood-stained chef’s jacket. Ripert had found Bourdain’s body in the bathroom of Bourdain’s room in a hotel in France:

On February 16, 2014, a photo of bowls of raw blood soup:

On December 25, 2015, a pic of a Medieval skull-drilling gadget, which he called a “great gift”:

On February 14, 2016, a hand holding a human heart, drenched in blood. The pic was “liked” by 22,491 people:

On February 14, 2017, a blood-stained knife next to an excised heart:

On March 11, 2017, a pic of his girlfriend Asia Argento and a young girl in red shoes. According to free-lance investigative journalist Liz Crokin, red shoes signify pedophiles because the Illuminati uses The Wizard of Oz movie, in which Dorothy wore red shoes, to brainwash child sex slaves.

On June 3, 2017, a pic of his girlfriend drenched in blood, her mouth blood-smeared (from cannibalism?):

Pics of Argento making Illuminati hand-signs:

On July 15, 2017, a pic of himself and another man posing with a bottle of a baby preserved in formaldehyde:

On July 21, 2017, a painting of trepanning. Trepanning is the drilling of a hole into the human skull to treat intracranial diseases or to release pressure from blood build up. Perversely, trepanning is making a return as a cultural fad, like ingesting Tide pods:

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H/t Voat and FOTM‘s MCA
~Eowyn

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Hey boys! Chelsea Handler's 2018 goal is to sleep with a republican!

Chelsea Handler
I recommend a hard pass of any woman that might enjoy an “urinary Bermuda triangle.”
From Fox News: Chelsea Handler is known for her inflammatory and often controversial tweets and her latest post did not disappoint. “In my effort to achieve some level of bipartisanship, my goal this year was to sleep with a Republican— voluntarily,” Handler tweeted on Tuesday. “It’s going to be tricky.”
The comedian has been focusing on political advocacy since her Netflix series “Chelsea” was cancelled last year.
She has made headlines lately for a series of offensive tweets including one about Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham. “Holy, f–k f–k. I just [saw] the video of trumps bipartisan ‘meeting’ yesterday,” Handler tweeted on Jan.10.
Hey, @LindseyGrahamSC what kind of d–k sucking video do they have on you for you 2 be acting like this? Wouldn’t coming out be more honorable?”
In September 2017, Handler went after first lady Melania Trump on Twitter.“Melania to host a discussion on opioid abuse. She says unless you have to have sex with Donald Trump, you have no excuse to be on drugs,” Handler tweeted on Sept. 29, 2017.
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So brave: Actress Kate Winslet says she "regrets" working with certain people

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Kate Winslet with a certain person…


Apparently Kate didn’t have access to the internet before her or her agent signed her up to work with “certain people.”
Bet Kate is also regretting this: Kate Winslet praising Woody Allen to promote their dismal movie, Wonder Wheel.
From HuffPo: Kate Winslet cryptically spoke about the “bitter regrets” and “poor decisions” she made to work with individuals with whom she wishes she hadn’t.
Theactress has long been raving about “Wonder Wheel” director Woody Allen, who has been accused of molesting his daughter when she was young, calling Allen an “extraordinary writerand saying that the opportunity to work with him made her “feel terrified and also immensely privileged.”
However, in contrast to that message, Winslet shared her thoughts on supporting “vulnerable people” and spoke out against sexual abuse at the London Critics’ Circle Film Awards Sunday night. After accepting a special award, the Oscar winner never named names but did mention “individuals” in power that she regrets working with.
“As women around the world and from all walks of life marched last weekend, once again joining together to speak out against harassment, exploitation and abuse, I realized that I wouldn’t be able to stand here this evening and keep to myself some bitter regrets that I have about poor decisions to work with individuals with whom I wish I had not,” Winslet said, according to the BBC.
It has become clear to me that by not saying anything, I might be adding to the anguish of many courageous women and men. Sexual abuse is a crime. While it rests with the rule of law to pass judgment, it lies with all of us to listen to the smallest of voices and to never stop listening. … I know we all stand together in hoping that this moment in history paves the way for a transformed future for generation upon generation to come.”
Winslet, who was honored with the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film, has previously worked with Allen and with film executive Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual assault and harassment by dozens of women.
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Actor Scott Baio fires back at Nicole Eggert's claim he sexually abused her as a minor


Scott makes some very valid points in his video. Nicole Eggert’s story sounds fishy after listening to Scott’s account.
Nicole is being represented by attorney Lisa Bloom, Gloria Allred’s daughter, who was an adviser to the sexual predator Harvey Weinstein.
In advising Weinstein, Bloom had substantial differences in her public and private statements.  According to the NY Times, in one of the emails a Weinstein Company (TWC) board member scolded Ms. Bloom for “fanning the flames and compounding the problem” and asked that she step away from the company. He pointed to a business deal she had previously reached to have Mr. Weinstein turn a book she had written into a television series. The board member asked, “You have a commercial relationship with TWC via a TV deal so how can you possibly provide impartial advice to Harvey or address this group with any credibility?”
Not the best way to establish your credibility of this Scott Baio claim, Nicole.
From US Weekly: Scott Baio took for Facebook on Saturday, January 27, to deny his Charles in Charge costar Nicole Eggert‘s claims that he molested her when she was a minor.
The former Baywatch beauty, 46, accused Baio of sexual misconduct in a series of tweets on Saturday, writing, “Ask @scottbaio what happened in his garage at his house when I was a minor. Creep,” she tweeted in response to a joke about the Happy Days star and his support for President Donald Trump.
She then accused the Joanie Loves Chachi star of digitally penetrating her, starting at the age of 14. In subsequent replied to Twitter commenters, she said she was a “molested child” who “covered up” the alleged abuse for years, writing that she was “14, 15, 16 and 17” when the alleged incidents occurred.
The pair costarred on the sitcom from 1984 to 1990, with Baio playing college student Charles, who looked after a group of kids including Eggert’s character, Jamie.
Baio’s wife, Renee, tweeted a response to Eggert, saying that his legal team had served Eggert with two cease-and-desist letters, before the actor took to Facebook to slam what he said were Eggert’s “100% lies.”
In the Facebook live video filmed by his wife, Baio sat at a desk and said that his “reputation was being damaged” and that what he was being accused of was “horrible.”
He acknowledged that he and Eggert did have sex but claimed that it was consensual and that she would have been at least 18, or possibly 19 or 20, at the time of their encounter.
“I remember her calling me and asking me to come over and coming in my house one time, and seducing me,” he said. “Any normal heterosexual, red-blooded American guy, the outcome would have been the same.”
He said that when Eggert’s claims first came up in 2012 and 2013, she was promoting three reality shows and he “kept [his] mouth shut” because false allegations like that eventually go away. But he said that she “just won’t let them go away.”
The accusations resurfaced in 2017, and Baio help up two letters that he and his legal team sent to Eggert and their Charles in Charge costar Alexander Polinsky when, he said, they “decided to team up against” him. Baio said that he told them to go to the police if they had legitimate claims, but said that “they chose not to.”
In the video, Baio said that Eggert was his “best friend” and was a friend of his wife’s but that now, all of a sudden he is “a bogeyman.”
“The problem with almost all he said-she said cases is they’re he said-she said. Now, go prove it or disprove it,” he said. The real problem with this is people with legitimate claims aren’t taken seriously — and that’s too bad.
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Lena Dunham warned Clinton aides that Weinstein was a rapist

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So the faux-feminist knew about Weinstein yet said nothing publicly. Such a brave womyn.
From Yahoo: Harvey Weinstein was discussing a new documentary TV show with Hillary Clinton’s team the month before he was exposed as an alleged serial sexual predator—and despite her team having been warned about him—according to a new report.
The New York Times published a detailed account on Tuesday, based on nearly 200 interviews, that describes the network of complicity surrounding the disgraced movie mogul. It largely covers how assistants, journalists, and agents helped Weinstein target young actresses and cover up his alleged misconduct.
But the article also details Weinstein’s long-running association with Bill and Hillary Clinton, for whom he raised funds and donated cash. It’s not clear whether allegations of his sexual activities reached the Clintons themselves, but the actress and writer Lena Dunham said she warned Hillary Clinton’s deputy communications director, Kristina Schake, in 2016 that Weinstein was a rapist and that this would come out at some point.
Tina Brown, the veteran journalist and publisher, also said she warned Clinton’s team during the 2008 presidential race, saying it was unwise for the candidate to associate with Weinstein.
“We were shocked when we learned what he’d done,” Clinton communications director Nick Merrill told the Times “It’s despicable behavior, and the women that have come forward have shown enormous courage. As to claims about a warning, that’s something staff wouldn’t forget… Only [Dunham] can answer why she would tell them instead of those who could stop him.”
According to the Times, Weinstein was emailing with Clinton lawyer Robert Barnett in September this year, discussing distribution rights for “a documentary television show he was working on with Hillary Clinton.”
Other fresh details include Gwyneth Paltrow’s allegation that Weinstein falsely told people she had slept with him, suggesting that for other actresses who followed suit, it would be “the best thing you can do for your career now.”
Apart from that, the article largely expands on what has emerged over the past few months: that Weinstein got people to dig up dirt on women who might report his misconduct, and that his business associates regularly suppressed information on his behalf and tolerated his behavior.
It also shows Weinstein called in favors among friends in the tabloid press, such as The National Enquirer, to run hit pieces on his potential accusers.
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Another Matt Damon Hollyweird movie to avoid: "Downsizing"


Based upon Damon’s last movie, Suburbicon, seems that a lot of people are sick and tired of Damon and his politics.
Damon starred in Suburbicon, a libtard George Clooney-directed movie, which failed miserably at the box office. Suburbicon opened on October 27 and as of November 27 had made only $5,775,178. That is no surprise considering Clooney, Damon and the other “star,” gun-grabber Julianne Moore.
Matt Damon has another movie coming out on December 22: Downsizing. The premise of this picture, from Wikipedia:
Downsizing imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to 5 inches (13 cm) tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small, but with one catch: the procedure cannot be reversed. People soon realize how much further money goes in a miniaturized world, and with the promise of a better life, everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha in order to become small and move to a new downsized community—a choice that triggers life-changing adventures. To Paul’s horror and outrage, he finds out that Audrey backed out at the last second. After the couple understands that they do not have a future together, they divorce and Paul must now figure out how to start his life over in a completely different world.”
Damon has been part of the Hollyweird machine that hid the Weinstein sex scandal, promoted gun control and generally been a hypocrite in the highest form. Examples:

Another Hollyweird movie I will not be seeing.
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Gender-based insults to become a legal offense in France


From France 24: During his campaign Macron, who won the presidential election in May, promised to rethink sexual politics and gender equality, which he made a national cause for his five-year mandate.
The Harvey Weinstein scandal in the United States has accelerated a rethink of attitudes towards sexual harassment in France, a country that cherishes its self-image as the land of seduction and romance.
“Let’s seal a pact of equality between men and women,” Macron said in a speech marking the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women.
About violence and sexual abuse, he said: “It is essential that shame changes camp.”
“Gender-based insults will be punishable by law. Offenders will face a deterrent fine,” he added.
During his speech, Macron observed a minute’s silence for the 123 women killed by their partner or ex-partner in 2016.
Measures announced include educating secondary school children about pornography and simplifying the system for rape and assault victims to go to the police.
Proposals that could be included in a 2018 draft law include criminalising street harassment and extending the statute of limitation for the rape of minors to 30 years from 20 years. Macron also said he was personally in favour of setting the age of sexual consent at 15. Currently France has no minimum age for sexual consent.
Planned changes to the police system include allowing victims of rape and sexual assault to make their initial complaints online, before going to a police station to bring criminal charges. Other measures include “on demand” bus stops, where women can stop a bus anywhere at night so they can get home safely.
French feminist group Osez le Féminisme said the measures were going in the right direction but must be accompanied by adequate funding. “Without funding, any communication, training, awareness or help plan for the victims will be useless,” the statement said.
France has often debated sexual harassment over the past decade following scandals involving French politicians. Six years ago a sex scandal forced former finance minister Dominique Strauss-Kahn to resign as head of the International Monetary Fund, provoking a round of soul-searching in France about sexual abuse that goes undetected in the upper echelons of power.
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Neo-con Bill Kristol's mask comes off; admits he's socialist & liberal


There is a fumigation — a disinfection of America — going on.
Can you feel it?:

  • Every day, creeps like Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and Charlie Rose are being outed and banished from Hollywood and the MSM.
  • Human traffickers and pedophiles are being arrested at a number that dwarfs the years of Obama.
  • Enraged by the election of Donald John Trump to the presidency, the Left are apoplectic and are abandoning all pretenses. Many have stripped off their masks, revealing their true faces, like “comedienne” Kathy Griffin when she held a mock-up of President Trump’s decapitated head.


It’s like our opponents have taken the truth serum: they just can’t help outing themselves.
The latest to out himself is the neo, i.e., faux conservative Bill Kristol, founder and editor-at-large of The Weekly Standard — the never Trumper who:

Yesterday, Kristol finally stripped off his mask, admitting that he’s a socialist and a liberal. He tweeted:

Kristol’s fellow liberals certainly recognize one of their own and greeted his tweet with elation. Some examples:

Bongmaster: “Embrace it Bill. Embrace humanity.”
NYC118: “Come into the light!”
Michael Rowland: “I didn’t agree with you about basically anything until 2016. Now I follow your stuff constantly.”
The Man in Black: “Welcome to the world of all Democrats that have started following you on Twitter since Orange Caligula became the GOP nominee.”

But the choicest reactions to Kristol’s self-unmasking are from the Deplorables:

Pol0tix: “You are becoming the jackass we always suspected you really were!”
Tj Kansler: “You’ve lost your mind and your moral compass.”
American Real News: “Kristol is a prototypical RINO. They believe in nothing so they fall for everything.”
Mamie Love: “The entire right has rejected you, an inauthentic neocon, so you now have to play to the left to keep your taxpayer-funded country club lifestyle intact.”
Noni: “What’s happening is that Trump’s election is exposing all your Globalist freaks who were pretending to be Conservatives; this election has brought out the inner Loon of you & your NeverTrumper buddies.”
Tim Parton: “You’ve never been for the people, traitor.”

My favorite:

~Eowyn

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