“In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal, women and men alike have been more vocal about speaking out against unwanted sexual advances and contact.
The accusations have been many, and the reaction and fallout has been swift across the industry.
Around the same time, Halperin started appearing on the Sirius XM show of Michael Smerconish.
Since April 2017, more than 250 powerful people — celebrities, politicians, CEOs, and others — have been the subject of sexual harassment, assault, or other misconduct allegations.
More survivors are coming forward nearly every day, many of them inspired and emboldened by those who have gone before.
Vox has compiled — and continues to update — a running list of influential people from a variety of industries who have faced new public accusations of sexual misconduct since Fox News host Bill O’Reilly was forced to resign in April 2017.
According to Politico, more than 75 Democratic heavyweights participated in the project.
News of the book surfaced over the weekend; unsurprisingly, it was met with widespread outrage.
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He has yet to take responsibility for his actions by apologizing to his victims or demonstrating genuine contrition,” Mc Manus told The Daily Beast.
“Giving him a book once again puts him in a position of authority and that is a slap in the face to all the women that he has victimized.” Mc Manus’ sentiments were echoed by many Trump critics on Twitter, who condemned both the decision by Regan Arts to publish Halperin’s book and the willingness of Democratic strategists to speak with him.
At the time of his parting of ways with HBO, he was the executive producer of the network’s documentary series “The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth.” Politico reports that Regan Arts head Judith Regan, who previously published O. Simpson’s tell-all book “If I Did It,” is expected to release this statement defending the book’s release when it is officially announced later this week: “I do not in any way, shape, or form condone any harm done by one human being to another.