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Weinstein used a walker at a court docket appearance closing week

A team of ladies, at the side of actors Rose McGowan and Ashley Judd, possess hit lend a hand at Harvey Weinstein after he described himself as „the forgotten man“.

The movie rich particular person told the Fresh York Post he’d been a „pioneering“ power for females in cinema.

Nonetheless he said no-one would recall it now resulting from multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, which he denies.

A statement from 23 female accusers said: „Harvey Weinstein is attempting to gaslight society again.“

It continued: „He says in a brand fresh interview he would not wish to be forgotten. Successfully, he may perchance per chance presumably no longer be.“

Within the interview on the weekend, the 67-twelve months-used producer, whose alleged behaviour sparked the #MeToo circulate in 2017, told the US publication: „I made extra motion photographs directed by ladies and about ladies than any movie-maker, and I’m talking about 30 years ago.

„I’m no longer talking about now when it be vogue. I did it first! I pioneered it!

„It all got eviscerated resulting from what took spot,“ he went on. „My work has been forgotten.“

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Rose McGowan and Rosanna Arquette, pictured in 2012, possess both accused Weinstein

In response, the team of ladies, is named the „silence breakers“, added: „He’ll be remembered as a sexual predator and an unrepentant abuser who took the entire lot and deserves nothing.

„He’ll be remembered by the collective will of countless ladies who stood up and said sufficient. We refuse to let this predator rewrite his legacy of abuse.“

The team also comprises actresses Rosanna Arquette and Jessica Barth, and Weinstein’s frail assistant Rowena Chiu.

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Media captionNovember 2019: Rowena Chiu and Zelda Perkins worked for Weinstein in the 1990s

The BBC has requested Weinstein’s representatives for a commentary.

Last week Weinstein reached a tentative $25m (£19m) settlement with dozens of ladies who possess accused him of sexual misconduct, lawyers said.

He faces a separate criminal trial next month on rape and sexual assault payments, which he also denies.

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