There have been a number of allusions to Harvey Weinstein's "open secret," as Lena Dunham called it. But celebrities and politicians alike have given statements on the issue saying they had no prior knowledge of any of his behavior toward women:
- Hillary Clinton said she was "shocked and appalled."
- Meryl Streep said "not everybody knew."
- George Clooney said "we're all going to have to be more diligent...and look for any warning signs."
Here are the hints of Weinstein's harassment and abuse that went ignored over the years: