QUENTIN TARANTINO ON HARVEY WEINSTEIN SCANDAL: “I KNEW ENOUGH TO DO MORE THAN I DID.”

The ripple effects continue to be felt following Harvey Weinstein’s remarkable downfall as one of Hollywood’s most powerful television and film producers.

Now frequent collaborator Quentin Tarantino, who worked with Weinstein on projects including Pulp Fiction and The Hateful Eight, has come forward, admitting to The New York Times that he was aware of some of Weinstein’s alleged sexual harassment.

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“I knew enough to do more than I did. There was more to it than just the normal rumors, the normal gossip. It wasn’t secondhand. I knew he did a couple of these things.” Tarantino offered up.

Those instances Tarantino is referring to are the allegations put forward by Mira Sorvino and Rose McGowan, the latter, whose settlement with Weinstein Tarantino knew about.

A remorseful Tarantino told The Times, “I wish I had taken responsibility for what I heard. If I had done the work I should have done then, I would have had to not work with him.”

He continued, “What I did was marginalize the incidents.”

The Oscar-winning director is urging other men in the industry to stand up and speak out for the women who are coming forward.

“I’m calling on the other guys who knew more to not be scared. Don’t just give out statements. Acknowledge that there was something rotten in Denmark. Vow to do better by our sisters.”

Weinstein, who is reportedly in a rehabilitation facility in Arizona, was fired from the production and distribution company he cofounded, The Weinstein Co. His membership in the Motion Picture Academy was also revoked. Investigations into Weinstein by authorities from New York to London are underway.

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