Julianne Moore Praises Harvey Weinstein Accusers: ‘Through Their Bravery, We Move Forward as a Culture’

IndieWire | 10/11/2017 | Staff
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Julianne Moore has been supporting the accusers of Harvey Weinstein ever since the first report from The New York Times broke on October 5. In a pair of statements posted to her Twitter account, Moore praised the likes of Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan for their bravery in revealing Weinstein’s history of sexual harassment, saying, “Coming forward about sexual abuse and coercion is scary and women have nothing to be gained personally by doing so…through their bravery we move forward as a culture, and I thank them.”

But that’s not all Moore has said about the Weinstein scandal. The actress appeared on an episode of MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House” and once again stood by the accusers.

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“I think it’s important in any kind of situation to speak up, just the way we kind of speak up about gun violence and gun safety, too, because the more people talk, the more people come forward,” she said. “We are social animals, we all want to feel included and to be heard and to know that people have our backs, so, yes, absolutely, it’s really, really important because it is a scary thing and it’s important that we rectify the situation.”

Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault by dozens of women, including high profile actresses like Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie and supermodels such as Cara Delevingne. Three women have even accused Weinstein of rape, including actress Asia Argento. Many of the stories tell a similar tale of young actresses...
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