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Harvey Weinstein Issues Apology, Will Take Leave Of Absence Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Read the acclaimed film producer's statement regarding the scandal.

Harvey Weinstein has issued an apology after numerous women accused him of sexual harassment.

The acclaimed film producer revealed in his statement he is preparing to take a leave of absence from work after a bombshell report by the New York Times accused him of inappropriate sexual advances over decades.

“I came of age in the 60’s and 70’s, when all the rules about behavior and workplaces were different. That was the culture then. “I have since learned it’s not an excuse, in the office — or out of it. To anyone. “I realized some time ago that I needed to be a better person and my interactions with the people I work with have changed. I appreciate the way I’ve behaved with colleagues in the past has caused a lot of pain, and I sincerely apologize for it. “Though I’m trying to do better, I know I have a long way to go. That is my commitment.

Harvey, 65, hired civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom, to advise him in the wake of the New York Times exposé.

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