Women in Hollywood react to the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment allegations

Harvey Weinstein Georgina ChapmanGetty ImagesWeinstein and his wife Georgina Chapman, co-founder of the fashion label Marchesa.

On Thursday, The New York Times published a
 bombshell expose
 that revealed decades of alleged sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein against multiple women, including actress Ashley Judd.
Weinstein, a prominent film producer and studio executive, is taking a leave of absence from The Weinstein Company following the allegations. Meanwhile, his lawyer says the studio mogul is preparing to sue The New York Times.

Reactions to the accusations have been strong, with women in the industry publicly speaking out on social-media platforms like Twitter. Many women, like Brie Larson and Amber Tamblyn, emphasised how hard it is for women to speak out about sexual harassment, especially when a powerful man such as Weinstein  —  who has helped shape the modern film industry  —  is involved. 

Here’s how celebrities are reacting to the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment allegations:

Amber Tamblyn:

 Rose McGowan:

 Brie Larson:

 America Ferrera:

Jenny Slate:

 Roxane Gay:

 Stephanie Mickus:

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