Lawyer Lisa Bloom announced that she will no longer represent Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein amid the backlash.
Bloom, often referred to as a feminist lawyer, tweeted on Saturday that she “resigned as an advisor to Harvey Weinstein:”
The New York Times detailed bombshell sexual harassment accusations made against Weinstein. Bloom’s taking of his case seemed unprecedented as many of her female clients in 2016 and 2017 were victims of sexual harassment, revenge porn, and other egregious acts carried out by famous and powerful men.
Despite the questions, Bloom detailed her reasoning for representing Weinstein in a statement that she shared earlier in the week: