>> The plot thickening Tuesday, as the chorus against Harvey Weinstein grows louder amid claims of sexual harassment. A leaked memo written by Weinstein, shows the Hollywood mogul scrambling to save his studio job, just hours before being fired for alleged abuse. Weinstein asking high ranking Hollywood pals to send letters of support.
The producer saying he is desperate for their help. A source telling CNN, Weinstein believes his downfall was staged by his own brother, Bob, also his longtime business partner. The relationship between the two reportedly strained for years. The source saying Harvey believes Bob was behind the damaging New York Times report that exposed Harvey's alleged abuses.
CNN also saying Bob was among the board members who voted him out of the Weinstein company. And the floodgates opening among Hollywood's elite. Glenn Close acknowledging that quote, yes for many years I have been aware of the vague rumors that Weinstein behaved inappropriately around woman. Adding she is angry, darkly sad and calling for an end to the still prevalent casting couch.
George Clooney saying Weinstein's alleged abuses are indefensible. And that, quote, this is the moment to start scaring people like this into not acting this way anymore. US President Donald Trump, himself no stranger to harassment claims, weighing in over the weekend.>> I've known Harvey Weinstein for a long time, I'm not at all surprised to see it.
>> Designer Donna Karan reportedly coming to Weinstein's defense, calling him and his wife quote, wonderful people. And causing controversy by wondering if some women were asking for it by styling themselves too sensually. She later issued an apology, and said her statements were taken out of context.