CNN: Dem Mega-Donor Harvey Weinstein Accused of Sexual Harassment
TAPPER: "Welcome back. Turning to our pop culture lead today, he is very powerful in Hollywood. A heavyweight, but now producer Harvey Weinstein is facing multiple sexual harassment accusations that span 30 years ago according to to The New York Times. The co-founder reached eight settlements with various accusers. One of the biggest names speaking out, actress Ashley Judd who says she was sent to Weinstein’s hotel room years ago where he offered her a massage or to watch him shower. In a statement to the times, Weinstein said in part, quote, I appreciate the way I’ve behaved in the past has caused pain and sincerely apologize for it. I’m trying to do better. I have a long way to go, unquote. Also said he was taking a leave of absence."