Quentin Tarantino "stunned and heartbroken" by Harvey Weinstein sex scandal

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Quentin Tarantino has finally commented about sexual harassment and near-constant sexual harassment and assault allegations that have been made about Harvey Weinstein, who produced almost every major movie in Tarantino's filmography. Distributing Quentin Tarantino's first movie Reservoir Dogs was an early marker of success for Weinstein's old company Miramax, and he has executive produced the director's films since.

Hollywood mogul Weinstein has been accused of rape, sexual harassment and other forms of misconduct by numerous women over the past week.

But on Thursday night, actress Amber Tamblyn, who is friends with Tarantino, shared an Instagram and tweet with a short statement from him, since he does not use social media. Weinstein's accusers include high-profile stars such as Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan and Cara Delevingne.

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British and USA police have now opened investigations into the film producer, though Mr Weinstein has denied any allegations of non-consensual sex.

They've been close friends for 25 years - Weinstein even hosted an engagement party/Pulp Fiction-reunion for Tarantino and his girlfriend Daniella Pick.

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