Jay-Z Is Reportedly Interested In Buying Harvey Weinstein's Company Share
Jay-Z is reportedly looking to purchase Harvey Weinstein’s 23 percent interest in The Weinstein Company.
In a report from TMZ, the 4:44 rapper is looking to buy the interest alongside several other investors including a famous movie producer and a billionaire. Jay has worked with Weinstein before, with the former signing a film and TV deal with The Weinstein Company last year. Through the deal, Jay-Z released TIME: The Kalief Browder Story, a documentary series on Kalief Browder.
“I believe this young man, his story, will save a lot of lives,” he said to the Associated Press prior to series’ release on Spike TV. “What was done to him was a huge injustice and I think people will see his story and realize, man, this is going on. This is not like one case that happened. This is happening a lot for people – especially where I come from in the boroughs and the Marcy Projects and the Bronx and Brooklyn and all these places.”
The Obamas recently released a statement on the allegations of decades of sexual misconduct against Weinstein.
“Michelle and I have been disgusted by the recent reports about Harvey Weinstein,” Barack Obama said in the statement. “Any man who demeans and degrades women in such fashion needs to be condemned and held accountable, regardless of wealth or status. We should celebrate the courage of women who have come forward to tell these painful stories. And we all need to build a culture — including by empowering our girls and teaching our boys decency and respect — so we can make such behavior less prevalent in the future.”