Weinstein scandal exposes hypocrisy of Hollywood elite
By Angelo PersichilliOct. 30, 2017
Most of these artists, who have lost sight of what reality and fiction is, were aware of what was going on, in some cases even to their own fiancées and girlfriends, but decided to deal with the accused directly without alerting the police. In the meantime, other women were abused.
Angelo Persichilli writes that the mounting sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein exposes the 'hypocrisy' of the entertainment industry's major figures, who largely remained silent despite knowing of many allegations of wrongdoing against the Hollywood super-producer. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
TORONTO—There are many reasons why rape victims don’t speak out against their attackers. However, focusing mainly on this aspect would only distract from the perpetrators of these heinous crimes and its causes.
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