The Beverly Hills police department received numerous allegations regarding the demeanor of Harvey Weinstein and James Toback. As a result, the unit started their own investigation into these two influential Hollywood characters.
There Are at Least 60 Sexual Harassment Complaints against Harvey Weinstein
On October 5, the media published the first shocking story regarding a case of sexual harassment whose author was Harvey Weinstein. This was the moment when the snowball effect started unfolding. Following this exclusive story, the number of women who confessed to the negative experiences they had with the Hollywood mogul reached 60 at this point.
All victims of Weinstein uncovered a history of sexual abuse that spans decades. Some of the confessing women include Angelina Jolie, Rose McGowan, Eva Green, Heather Graham, and many other actresses and film-industry members.
The confessions underlined the fact that powerful persons in any industry had their mishaps forgiven due to their high-end titles. As a result, many knew about Weinstein’s reprehensible behavior, yet they weren’t heard, or they chose to keep silence.
The Beverly Hills Police Is the First Department to Open Inquiry into Toback
Another recent uncovering exposed another powerful man in the industry that abused his influence to cover his tracks. James Toback is an American film director and screenwriter who built a reputable career for himself. However, an article with 38 confessions revealed accusations against Toback. All of them consisted of cases of sexual harassment. Some of the earliest allegations go back to the ‘80s.
Weinstein is the main suspect in other investigations from New York PD, London’s Metropolitan Police, and LAPD. However, Beverly Hills police department is the first federal agency that opened a case against Pollack and announced publicly the investigation.
“These cases are currently under investigation and no further information will be released at this time,”
The fact that a group of women managed to overthrow the power of Harvey Weinstein and expose his immoral conduct encouraged numerous other victims to come forward. This phenomenon is not present only in Hollywood. The negative sexual culture has been the topic of extensive scrutiny in numerous other industries as well.
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