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that "rumors of the powerful producer leveraging his industry power for sexual satisfaction—consensual or otherwise—have tended to remain unaired, confined to hushed conversation and seedier gossip-blog comment threads." The New York Times later wrote that Weinstein had built a "wall of invulnerability", in part through his support of leading Democratic politicians.
He boasted of being friends with Bill and Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama.
David Carr found that no one allegedly assaulted by Weinstein would speak on the record; Ken Auletta and his editors decided that he could not mention an assault allegation without cooperation from the victim.On May 25, 2018, Weinstein was arrested in New York, charged with rape and other offenses, and released on bail.The Times and the New Yorker jointly won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for their reporting on Weinstein.The scandal triggered many similar allegations against powerful men around the world, and led to the ousting of many of them from their positions.It also led a great number of women to share their own experiences of sexual assault, harassment, or rape on social media under the hashtag #Me Too.
, published in 2010, about misbehavior by Weinstein when she worked for the books division of Miramax.