is the latest entertainment figure to speak against Harvey Weinstein
following a New York Times investigation exposing three decades of sexual harassment allegations.
“He financed the first 14 years of my career — and now I know while I was profiting, others were in terrible pain. It makes me feel ashamed,” Smith wrote on Twitter in response to a user asking his thoughts on Harvey.
He financed the first 14 years of my career – and now I know while I was profiting, others were in terrible pain. It makes me feel ashamed. https://t.co/T0hInW7EqJ
— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) October 9, 2017
The filmmaker did a number of movies, including “Clerks
,” “Chasing Amy
,” and “Dogma
,” under Miramax, an entertainment company operated by the Weinstein brothers.
On Sunday, the board of the independent film studio Weinstein co-founded voted to fire him, leaving Weinstein Co. in the hands of his brother, Bob Weinstein
, and chief operating officer David Glasser