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Don’t blame Tarantino for keeping quiet on ‘golden goose’ Harvey Weinstein – you and I would have done the same

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Quentin Tarantino said the quiet part out loud the other day when, on Joe Rogan’s podcast, he admitted he “knew” of his longtime film distributor Harvey Weinstein’s aggressive sexual depravity.

Tarantino, who went on the Joe Rogan Experience to promote the novelization he wrote of his film ‘Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood’, made clear that, in regard to Weinstein, he “didn’t know about the rapes or anything like that,” but stated, “I knew he was – you know – I chalked it up to the boss chasing the secretary around the desk. As if that’s OK. But I mean, that’s how I kind of looked at it. He was making unwanted advances.”

“Unwanted advances” is certainly a way of putting it, as Harvey made lots and lots of “unwanted advances” on women. So many, in fact, that he’s been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape, and is still facing other charges.

Tarantino tried to explain to Rogan how, in hindsight, “I wish I had talked to him … I wish I had sat him down and gone, ‘Harvey, you can’t do this. You’re gonna f**k everything up.’”

I suppose that could be classified as a form of regret – misguided regret, but regret nonetheless. Maybe what Tarantino really regrets is losing Weinstein the golden goose: the guy who made movies into big hits and Oscar nominations happen, rather than regret for not protecting women from Weinstein the........

© RT.com

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