Harvey Weinstein Guilty Verdict Is Victory for #MeToo and a Warning to Hollywood

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The mogul now becomes an everlasting symbol of the worst behavior toward women chronicled in the annals of modern entertainment

Monday’s guilty verdict in the Harvey Weinstein trial is a resounding victory for the #MeToo movement that was ignited in the wake of sexual assault survivors coming forward after decades of silence.

The accusers giving voice to their traumatic sexual encounters with the once-unassailable Hollywood producer — and finally confronting him in a court of law — provided its own catharsis.

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Sharon Waxman

Sharon Waxman, is the founder, CEO and Editor in Chief of TheWrap. She is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, and was a Hollywood correspondent for The New York Times. Twitter: @sharonwaxman