Senior Victims Attorney Lisa Bloom once suggested that she put neglectful stories about Rose McGowan in order to discredit the actress's sexual assault allegation against Harvey Weinstein, according to a new book.
In a memorandum of December 2016, Bloom told the producer that he "could help you against the roses of the world because I presented so many," according to excerpts from "She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story that helped spark the movement, "The New York Times reported on Sunday.
"We can put an article in order to make it incomplete," Bloom writes for McGowan. "So when someone Googles her, that's what pops up and she's discredited."
Bloom works behind the scenes with Weinstein ̵
On the day before the Times of Weinstein's exhibition was published, Bloom and the movie mogul went to the newspaper's offices to hit several of his accusers, including actress Ashley Judd, as psychologically unstable and
Bloom also called New York reporter Ronan Farrow to provide information about opposition to McGowan's investigative activity, Daily Beast reports.
Shortly after excerpts from the book were tweeted, McGowan replied by calling
"The evil that was done to me and others was bending the mind and illegal," the actress tweeted .
Bloom said that he "deplorably regrets that he" represents Weinstein.
On Sunday, she published a new statement thanking Cantor and Dvoychi for "forcing me to confront the colossal mistake I made while working for Weinstein two years ago. "
" While it is painful, I learn a lot more from my mistakes than from my successes, "Bloom writes. "For those who dropped my apology in 2017, and especially women: I'm sorry."
Bloom's mother, Gloria Allred, a senior women's rights lawyer, also had a relationship with Weinstein, according to the book.
Her private assistance firm helped negotiate an agreement that silenced one of its accusers in 2004 – and reduced the rate by 40 percent.
In an interview with the book, the crusader against sexual harassment and assault defended himself using confidential settlements, saying that clients were not coerced. Black Cube to Gather Information on Possible Prosecutors and Anyone Who Can Want
The new book includes emails from Boies introducing Weinstein in which the two men talk about potential roles in the movie the lawyer's daughter, The Times reported.
Boie s defends his work for Weinstein in the book, stating that he did not "regret presenting it the way I did."