We all knew Alyssa would make a statement about Harvey Weinstein.
MY COMMENT ON THE HARVEY WEINSTEIN SCANDAL https://t.co/4vZqq4GrC0
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 9, 2017
Even with these strong feelings – not just about Weinstein but about workplace sexism in general – this statement is complicated for me for personal reasons. Harvey has a wife, who I have had the privilege of working with for the last 5 years on Project Runway All Stars. Georgina Chapman is my friend. She is one of the most special humans I have ever met. Harvey and Georgina also have two very young children who my children have known their entire lives. It is because of my love for Georgina, xxx and xxx that I haven’t publicly commented on this until now. Please don’t confuse my silence for anything other than respect for a dear friend and her beautiful children.
So basically Alyssa remained silent about the sexual harassment of possibly hundreds of women to protect Weinstein’s children.
Note: We removed the names of Weinstein’s children from her piece because we weren’t comfortable sharing them. For being so concerned for their safety it’s odd she would name them publicly this way.
I don’t understand. Harassment is just that. Why does it take so long for people to recognize and speak out? If you are hurt speak NOW
— Allan Murray (@JustAlMurray) October 9, 2017
Because Hollywood protects its own.
I’m sure his wife will be thrilled you named her children in your statement.
— Pixie SS☕️?? (@pixiejss) October 10, 2017
Yeah, nothing says you care about innocent children like dropping their names in an article online.
So Alyssa did you know about that sexual predator #HarveyWeinstein too and stayed silent???????
— Sal (@SundevilSal) October 10, 2017
We’re sensing a theme here.
You forgot to finish your headline…IS DECADES LATE BECAUSE HEY IT WAS HOLLYWOOD AND I WANTED TO WORK SO I LET IT GO.
— Jim Verdi (@jjverdi) October 10, 2017
Gutless …. #varmit
— Mike North (@North2North) October 10, 2017