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Harvey Weinstein's Statements Have Taken a Striking Turn

First came the denials. Then came the apologies. Now, the mogul is claiming “a different recollection of the events.”
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“Brit Marling is a super talented actress and writer. Mr. Weinstein has a different recollection of the events.’’

That was Harvey Weinstein’s spokesperson, Sallie Hofmeister, offering a statement to The Atlantic in response to Marling’s essay that shares her experience—an invitation to shower, an offer of a massage, in a form now eerily familiar—of a 2014 encounter with Weinstein.

The statement is nearly identical in wording to the one Weinstein’s team offered in response to late last week—one describing predatory behavior playing out over a series of discrete interactions she’d had with:

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