Harvey Weinstein has been thanked 22 times at the Oscars since 1996. God has only been thanked 6 times.
Embattled Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been thanked a total of 22 times during various acceptance speeches at the Oscars since 1996. During that same time frame, God has been thanked a total of 6 times.
Weinstein was dismissed from The Weinstein Company after The New York Times reported that he paid off multiple people who had accused him of sexual harassment in the past.
Some notable celebrities that elected to thank Weinstein during their acceptance speeches include Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Gwyneth Paltrow, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Penélope Cruz.
Billy Bob Thornton went as far to say, “God bless” Harvey Weinstein.
Many of those people who had thanked Weinstein during their acceptance speeches have remained silent following news that Weinstein had been accused of sexual harassment.
By contrast, during that same time frame, celebrities have only said “Thank you, God,” a total of three times, “God is great,” has been used twice including by Denzel Washington in 2001, and Jennifer Hudson in 2006 said, “Look what God can do.”
For those keeping score at home, since 1996 Weinstein had been thanked a total of 22 times at the Oscars, while God has been thanked only 6 times.
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