Harvey Weinstein is a producer of some of the finest films of the past quarter century — and
So some are putting that money to good use.
Cory Booker, junior senator from New Jersey, announced he is donating Harvey’s $7,800 to the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Likewise, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is regifting her 5K directly to charity.
Democratic Senators Patrick Leahy (Vermont), Martin Heinrich (New Mexico), and Richard Blumenthal (Connecticut) have also done likewise. Weinstein donees who have not yet responded include Democratic minority leader Chuck Schumer (New York), Al Franken (Minnesota), Sheldon Whitehouse (Rhode Island), and Kirsten Gillibrand (New York).
We can’t blame anyone for not wanting any connection to Weinstein at this point.