Gilliam said that some women used Weinstein to further their careers.
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Hollywood director Terry Gilliam said Friday that the #MeToo movement has morphed into "mob rule," claiming that while some women suffered, others used Harvey Weinstein to further their careers.Gilliam said the reaction against the wave of sexual abuse and harassment revelations had become ugly and "simplistic ... people are frightened to say things, to think things.Gilliam, who is in Paris to direct an opera, "Benvenuto Cellini," said the atmosphere around #MeToo has "got silly, people are being described in ridiculous terms as if there is no real humanity left anymore.Gilliam said the truth was that abuse of power has "always happened.Gilliam said the biggest failure of the 1960s generation was not delivering true equality for women.
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