‘Untouchable’ Exposes How the Media Protected Harvey Weinstein for Decades

It was at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival that Harvey Weinstein, a crater-faced caricature of an asshole Hollywood movie producer, allegedly raped Rose McGowan.

Following a screening of her film Going All the Way, McGowan, then 23, alleges that Weinstein invited her to a meeting at a restaurant that was then changed to his hotel suite. He was effectively her boss, since she’d already filmed a sizeable role in the sci-fi thriller Phantoms, which was to be distributed by the Weinstein-owned Miramax, as well as one of the most powerful men in the film industry, so she went.

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