Lena Dunham warned Hillary Clinton campaign about ‘rapist’ Weinstein, report claims

Lena Dunham warned Hillary Clinton aides in 2016 that campaign backer Harvey Weinstein was “a rapist” and allegations about him were likely to be made public, according to a New York Times report about the disgraced producer.

The actor and writer, a prominent supporter of Clinton during her presidential run, told the paper that she told two members of the Democratic nominee’s campaign staff about alleged sexual misconduct by Weinstein, who has since been accused of sexual assault and harassment by over 90 women, and expressed concern about the producer’s involvement in Clinton’s campaign.

“I just want you to let you know that Harvey’s a rapist and this is going to come out at some point,” Dunham claims she told the Clinton campaign’s deputy communications director, Kristina Schake. “I think it’s a really bad idea for him to host fundraisers and be involved, because it’s an

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