Nadav Spiegelman

Catch and Kill

Author
Ronan Farrow
My last highlight
2020-02-29
Number of highlights
5

My Highlights

In the meeting, Evans recalled, “he immediately was simultaneously flattering me and demeaning me and making me feel bad about myself.” Weinstein told her that she’d “be great in Project Runway”—the show, which Weinstein helped produce, premiered later that year—but only if she lost weight.
He overpowered me.” She added, “I just sort of gave up. That’s the most horrible part of it, and that’s why he’s been able to do this for so long to so many women: people give up, and then they feel like it’s their fault.”
Weinstein suggested repeatedly that an interaction wasn’t rape if the woman in question came back to him later.
abuses of power and of the systems—in government, media, law—deployed to cover them up.
In the end, the employees said, Jonathan’s routine had been so boring the subcontractor surveilling him had given up. “I’m interesting!” Jonathan said, when I told him. “I am a very interesting person! I went to an escape room!”