Benedict Cumberbatch is ‘utterly disgusted’ by Weinstein’s ‘horrifying’ actions

13 Oct , 2017 Culture

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Benedict Cumberbatch received his first Oscar nomination for a film produced by Harvey Weinstein. That film was The Imitation Game, and to this day I believe that Weinstein micro-managed Cumberbatch’s Oscar campaign to an insane degree, which ended up with Cumberbatch oversaturating the gossip-market with non-stop interviews, a surprise fiancee, a surprise pregnancy, photobombs at the Oscars and so much more. At the end of the day, Benedict didn’t win sh-t, right? Eddie Redmayne won almost everything. So, I was bracing myself for another Winter of Cumberbatch as he underwent a Weinstein-driven Oscar campaign for The Current War. But as it turns out, The Current War is going to land with a thud for about a million different reasons. For one, Cumberbatch is now openly discussing his disgust with Weinstein, to the point where I wonder if Cumby is even going to promote the movie. Here’s the statement Benedict released this week:

“I am utterly disgusted by the continuing revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s horrifying and unforgivable actions. We need to collectively stand up and support victims of abuse such as the brave and inspiring women who have spoken …read more

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