Former President Barack Obama called out Harvey Weinstein Tuesday, observant he was “disgusted” by passionate nuisance charges against the embattled film maker.
“Michelle and we have been troubled by the new reports about Harvey Weinstein,” Obama pronounced in a corner matter with former First Lady Michelle Obama.
“Any man who demeans and degrades women in such conform needs to be cursed and held accountable, regardless of resources or status.”
Obama’s matter comes 5 days after stories flush about a series of sexual nuisance claims against Weinstein, and hours after Obama’s former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, denounced him.
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Weinstein hosted a $35,800-a-plate fundraiser for Obama in 2012 at his oceanfront estate in Connecticut.
“Fighting for Planned Parenthood and safeguarding women’s rights, this boss has fought the good fight,” Weinstein pronounced at the time. “You can make the case that he’s the Paul Newman of American presidents.”
Obama’s daughter, Malia, also did an internship for the Weinstein Company in New York months before the passionate nuisance liaison broke.
Michelle Obama called Weinstein “a smashing human being,” and “a good friend” during a White House eventuality in 2013.
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Obama’s matter mentioned zero about returning any of Weinstein’s donations.
“We should applaud the bravery of women who have come brazen to tell these unpleasant stories,” Obama said. “And we all need to build a enlightenment —including by lenient the girls and teaching the boys goodness and honour — so we can make such function reduction prevalent in the future.”
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