Donald Trump "Not At All Surprised" About Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Allegations

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Trump's reaction to the controversy surrounding Weinstein comes after his son got into a contentious exchange about the issue with Jimmy Kimmel on Twitter and on the one-year anniversary of the leaked Access Hollywood tape where Trump was heard talking to Billy Bush which was later referred to as the "Pussygate" scandal.

Civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom has stepped down as legal adviser to embattled Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein as the once powerful movie mogul continues to come under fire for a slew of recently surfaced sexual harassment allegations dating back almost three decades.

"I have resigned as an advisor to Harvey Weinstein", she tweeted. Davis declined to comment or elaborate on the reason for his departure.

The news about Weinstein came into the spotlight when the New Tork Times printed a story reporting decades of sexual harassment allegations against the producer.

Democrats have come under attack for their connections to Weinstein, and the Los Angeles Times reported Friday that several senators are giving away money donated to them by Weinstein as they seek to distance themselves from the scandal.

Trump spoke out two days after the New York Times published a bombshell exposé of sexual abuse allegations against the famed producer spanning almost three decades.

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The board members who resigned include billionaire Dirk Ziff, a managing partner at Ziff Capital Partners, as well as Marc Lasry and Tim Sarnoff. Weinstein has since taken an "indefinite leave of absence" from his production company.

Sivan claims she has had no further contact with Weinstein since the incident. "Mr. Weinstein and his lawyer have confirmed the essential points of the story", she said.

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Danielle Rhoades Ha, a Times spokesperson, said Weinstein had been given two days to respond and that his full statement had been published. She added that she was happy women have come forward with their allegations.

Sivan's claims were not previously reported in The New York Times, whose bombshell article Thursday cited actresses Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan as among those whom Weinstein allegedly preyed upon. According to anonymous sources, Weinstein settled with at least eight different women over the years.

Weinstein apologized for his behaviour and acknowledged that it had "caused a lot of pain".

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