NYT reader perfectly explains why women didn’t speak up about Harvey Weinstein

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Harvey Weinstein.

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One of the counter-arguments in the whole Harvey Weinstein saga that maintains oozing through social media as more celebrities speak up against the shamed Hollywood producer is: why didn’t these women come forward years ago? Why not before the New York Times investigation and the public outcry that followed?

Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow were among the heavyweights who on Tuesday alleged the movie mogul sexually harassed them over the years, The New York Times reported. But the comment section was abuzz with people blaming them for not speaking up earlier.

That’s why this particular response from a NYT reader has struck a chord: