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Harvey Weinstein Mocked for Quoting Jay-Z in Sexual Harassment Apology

The filmmaker has more than ”99 problems“ …

On Thursday news broke that Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein had settled at least eight cases of sexual harassment spanning decades.

As the story raced across the internet, Weinstein — and his legal adviser Lisa Bloom — sought to stem the damage with a statement from the Oscar winning mogul, expressing his remorse.

Unfortunately, Weinstein’s mea culpa included a quotation from Jay-Z’s album 4:44. And while Spin swiftly pointed out that the filmmaker actually butchered the quote, that didn’t stop the Twitterverse from running with it.

“Jay Z wrote in 4:44 ‘I’m not the man I thought I was, and I better be that man for my children.’ The same is true for me,” Weinstein said in his statement.

That little nugget sparked some prompt dragging on Twitter.

You can read read Weinstein’s full statement here.