Sharon Stone slams Harvey Weinstein – but risks #MeToo backlash

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Sharon Stone slams Harvey Weinstein – but risks #MeToo backlash

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‘You can’t charge a person with murder when they’ve only got a parking ticket’: Sharon Stone slams Harvey Weinstein – but risks #MeToo backlash as she warns against punishing all sexual predators the same way

  • Sharon Stone has slammed Harvey Weinstein and said he deserves to be jailed 
  • But the actress has warned against punishing all sexual predators the same way
  • Her words, which echo Matt Damon’s, put her at risk of a #MeToo backlash

Hollywood predator Harvey Weinstein should be locked up, says Sharon Stone, but she has warned against punishing all men accused of sexual misbehaviour in the same way.

In a frank interview with The Mail on Sunday’s Event magazine today, the actress says: ‘In every crime there are misdemeanours and felonies, and I think if someone’s committed a misdemeanour they can’t be treated like they’ve committed a felony. You can’t charge someone for murder when they’ve got a parking ticket.’ Her comments echo those of Matt Damon, who was criticised by #MeToo campaigners for saying there is a ‘difference between patting someone on the butt and rape or child molestation’.

Ms Stone – famous for her sexually charged scenes in the 1992 movie Basic Instinct – condemns Weinstein, saying: ‘I hope he goes to jail,’ adding that the producer, who has been accused of rape, is ‘coarse and mean and violent and abusive’. She adds: ‘He thinks he’s a big martyr but he’s a pisher [a nobody]’. In a forthright assertion of how women should deal with predatory men, Ms…Read More

Lakeem Khodra
Lakeem Khodra
News Writer/Contributor at Tyranny News @lakeemk

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