October 12, 2017 7:00 am

Scott Thompson: Hollywood confirms society has lost its way

FILE PHOTO: Harvey Weinstein poses on the Red Carpet after arriving at the 89th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, U.S., February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

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The latest Hollywood blockbuster isn’t playing out on the big screen but on the small screen of social media, and it isn’t pretty.

Although it has all the makings of a film script this is not a movie, but a scandal involving one of the industry’s biggest moguls, Harvey Weinstein.

Hollywood closets are swinging wide open with revelations the man used his position to sexually harass and assault women in exchange for career progress.

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So far, it has cost him his wife, family, company, reputation, and future, and rightly so.

But before the hypocrites who have supported this behaviour by staying silent climb their pulpits pretending to stand behind victims, perhaps they should take a look in the mirror.

This is not a discussion about victims, or abuse, or the left or right, or even male and female.

This is a discussion about morality.

The casting couch is nothing new here.

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And although wrong, it’s the rules of engagement in this game for all sexes.

The sad part is, more and more life is imitating art or at least a bad reality TV show.

Considering the events of late clearly, society has lost its way.

The bigger question is, what are we going to learn from it?

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