Jodi Kantor opens up on the 'She Said' movie's Jewish moments


December 2, 2022

"Harvey Weinstein and his representatives were constantly trying to approach me as a Jew," Kantor said.

(JTA) - When the New York Times journalist Jodi Kantor was reporting the 2017 Harvey Weinstein sexual assault story that earned her a Pulitzer prize, the powerful Hollywood producer and his team tried to influence her by using something they had in common: They are both Jewish. 

"Weinstein put [Jewishness] on the table and seemed to expect that I was going to have some sort of tribal loyalty to him," Kantor told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency on a video call from the New York Times newsroom. "And that was just not going to be the case."

Now, that exchange has been immortalized in "She Said,...

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