Update – p.m.: A source tells Deadline it’s “virtually certain” that Weinstein will be expelled from the Producers Guild of America when the guild holds an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss his fate.
” Update – p.m.: Emily’s List, the organization that works to elect pro-abortion Democrats to office, issued a statement calling Harvey Weinstein a “predator,” but the statement did not mention whether the group would return any of the money it received from the DNC, after the DNC announced last week it would donate $30K of the roughly $250K it has received from Weinstein over the years. Susan Berry with the story: The DNC released a statement that it would donate the Weinstein money to Emily’s List, Emerge America – which also seeks to elect women to political office – and Higher Heights, a group that aims to specifically elect black women to office. The failure of the DNC to return Weinstein’s contributions directly to him or to donate the money to nonpartisan women’s support charities and instead give the money to feminist women’s political action groups has been criticized by Republicans as devoid of substance.
Update – p.m.: Ryan Gosling says he is “deeply disappointed” in himself for being “oblivious” to the allegations surrounding Weinstein.
She adds Weinstein is just the “top of a a very particular iceberg.” Emma Thompson tells us the Harvey Weinstein allegations are just the tip of the iceberg of a wider and systemic problem in Hollywood pic.twitter.com/VDxswr UP5Z — BBC Newsnight (@BBCNewsnight) October 12, 2017Recalling the euphemism of earlier times, Thompson says, “‘Is he pestering you?
’ That’s the word we used to use in the olden days, if you recall.
Dick’s daughter has made known weeks after the incident first became public.