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Harvey Weinstein confronted after showing his face at NYC bar show for emerging actors and performers


Disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein has been accused of raping or assaulting nearly 80 women. That should be enough to disqualify him from a comfortable public life. Many of the women Weinstein assaulted were actors whose careers were irreparably stunted. Yet when Weinstein decided to attend a bar show called Actors Hour held at New York's Downtime Bar, which is designed to be a safe space for emerging actors and other performers to share their work, he expected his presence to be quietly accepted.

And for a time, it was. But then, one woman spoke up in her comedy set and an actor in the audience yelled and screamed until they were kicked out... instead of the serial rapist. It's an incident that's making headlines not only because of these brave people who decided to speak up but also because of the ones who didn't. Other performers and even the event's organizers chillingly defended Weinstein over their own community.