Did NBC News president have ties to Harvey Weinstein? Company refuses to say

NBC News is refusing to answer whether its president, Noah Oppenheim, who moonlights as a Hollywood screenwriter, has any business ties to disgraced mogul movie Harvey Weinstein.

Oppenheim is the executive who spiked celebrity scion Ronan Farrow’s explosive expose on Weinstein, who was one of the most powerful people in Hollywood before a series of sexual harassment allegations derailed his career last week.

Oppenheim is also an active screenwriter, who in addition to his duties as NBC News president is writing a movie about the escape artist Harry Houdini for Lionsgate, a rival studio to The Weinstein Company. He also wrote the 2016 film “Jackie,” which was nominated for three Academy Awards (Oppenheim was not nominated) and he has shared writing credits on “The Maze Runner,” which received generally warm reviews, and “Allegiant,” which is “certified rotten” by Rotten Tomatoes with a failing score of 12…

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