Lena Dunham Says She Warned Hillary Clinton About Harvey Weinstein


"Ms. Rehal said she had to keep a supply of the shots at her desk, dispense them to him in brown paper bags and sometimes deliver the medication to hotels and elsewhere before his meetings with women", reported the worldwide daily. The reporters outlined the web of cover-ups and intimidation tactics used by him and his associates to silence allegations, claiming both Harvey and his brother Bob paid off accusers, and employees who spoke up were threatened or fired.

Dunham told the Times that when she worked with the Clinton presidential campaign past year, she tried to warn them about rape allegations against the mogul and that they would become public at some point.

According to the New York Daily News, she is now filing a federal lawsuit in New York against Weinstein and his company for gender discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation.

The Times reports that two major Hillary Clinton supporters - Lena Dunham and Tina Brown - warned the campaign about Weinstein's visibility at Clinton functions. Weinstein has consistently said that none of his encounters with women involved "non-consensual sex".

Paltrow said no and later told her boyfriend at the time, Brad Pitt, who went on to confront Weinstein ― a move that prompted Weinstein to scold the actress.

She won an Oscar in 1999 ― her only Academy Award ― for her role in "Shakespeare in Love", produced by Weinstein's Miramax studio. He donated $10,000 to Bill Clinton's legal defense fund after he was impeached in the Monica Lewinksy scandal, and he served as a fundraiser and informal advisor during Hillary Clinton's 2000 Senate campaign.

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Paltrow told The New York Times that she found out Weinstein had been boasting to others that he had slept with her, hoping to convince other women to accept his sexual advances.

Weinstein was a significant contributor to Democratic candidates and helped fundraise for Clinton. Weinstein's escalating sleaziness did not come out during the campaign.

"We were shocked when we learned what he'd done", Nick Merrill, Clinton's communications director, told the Times. At least 75 women have come forward in the media to detail accounts of assault, harassment and inappropriate conduct by Weinstein.

But two prominent women said they warned Mrs. Clinton's team.

Notice the careful wording of this response from the Clinton campaign: "Ms. Elrod and Ms. Schake, through Mrs. Clinton's communications director, denied that Ms. Dunham mentioned rape, while [Robby] Mook said that no one had ever alerted him about the producer".