Producer Harvey Weinstein attends The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globe Party on January 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

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Weinstein Relied on Powerful Relationships to Cover Up Abuse

This is how he operated for three decades.

Daily Brief

Over the course of three decades, Harvey Weinstein turned other people into shields for his behavior. Nearly 200 interviews, internal company records, and previously undisclosed emails show that he was aided by people who knew and people who didn’t, and though many suspected something, everyone had incentives to look the other way to stay silent. Executives at his company rarely took a stand, his lawyers crafted settlements, agents and managers advised actresses to stay quiet when things went wrong.

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