The fallout continues for movie mogul Harvey Weinstein after the New York Times published a bombshell report that he sexually harassed women for decades.
In the explosive report, the Times claimed Weinstein, 65, settled out of court eight times with his accusers.
According to the Daily Mail, celebrity attorney Lisa Bloom has spent the last year providing counsel to Weinstein on gender and power roles.
She also represents Weinstein legally and has optioned a book with his company to be turned into a movie about the Trayvon Martin case.
Bloom, pictured far right, was spotted visiting Weinstein in his New York City offices on Thursday.
Celebrity attorney Gloria Allred, 76, criticized her daughter for defending the embattled film producer.
“I do not represent individuals accused of sex harassment,” Allred said Thursday.
“Had I been asked by Mr. Weinstein to represent him, I would have declined, because I do not represent individuals accused of sex harassment,” Allred said.
“I only represent those who allege that they are victims of sexual harassment,” the notorious litigator added.
“While I would not represent Mr. Weinstein, I would consider representing anyone who accused Mr. Weinstein of sexual harassment, even if it meant that my daughter was the opposing counsel,” said Allred who is pictured with Lisa in 2007.
Bloom released her own lengthy statement on Thursday. The statement reads in part:
“As a women’s rights advocate, I have been blunt with Harvey and he has listened to me. I have told him that times have changed, it is 2017, and he needs to evolve to a higher standard… He has acknowledged mistakes he has made. He is reading books and going to therapy. He is an old dinosaur learning new ways. He is deeply bothered by his some of his emotional responses. He has been working on his temper for over ten years and is chagrined the issue still plagues him.
Bloom added that Weinstein has asked her to “do a comprehensive review” of company policies and practices regarding women in the workplace.
Like her mom, Bloom represents victims in high-profile cases of sexual harassment. She recently repped 2 women and a man who accused singer Usher Raymond of exposing them to the herpes virus.
Weinstein is an Oscar winner who founded Miramax and his own Weinstein Company in NYC. His films include Pulp Fiction, The Crying Game, and Sex, Lies and Videotape.
Read Lisa Bloom’s full statement here.
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