Harvey Weinstein says he needs “help” as rape, sexual harassment allegations mount

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department responded to what it called a “family dispute” yesterday in Hollywood. Entertainment news website TMZ says Harvey Weinstein’s 22-year-old daughter told police her father was “suicidal and depressed.”

Hours later, Weinstein told a gaggle of paparazzi that he was hoping for a “second chance,” and was “being good” as he got into a vehicle.

Facing allegations of sexual assault, Weinstein told reporters: “I gotta get help, guys. You know what, we all make mistakes. Second chance, I hope.”

But the embattled movie mogul took a defiant tone with a jab at other Hollywood stars.

“You know what, I’ve always been loyal to you guys, not like those f****** p***** who treat you like s***, I’ve been the good guy,” he said as he climbed into the back of a black SUV.

Earlier on Wednesday, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said he declined to prosecute Weinstein in 2015 on a recommendation from the sex crimes unit of the New York Police Department.

“If we had a case that we felt we could prosecute and my experts felt we could prosecute against Harvey Weinstein, we would’ve,” Vance said.

In March of that year, actress Ambra Battilana Gutierrez told the NYPD that Weinstein had groped her.

Gutierrez wore a wire, and recorded a conversation with Weinstein the following day:

GUTIERREZ: Why yesterday you touch my breast?

WEINSTEIN: Oh, please, I’m sorry. Just come on in, I’m used to that. Come on. Please.

GUTIERREZ: You’re used to that?

WEINSTEIN: Yes, come in.

The audio was published this week as part of an exposé in The New Yorker.

On Wednesday, Vance promised to investigate any new claims against Weinstein, encouraging “additional victims to contact the office.”

Actress and model Cara Delevingne said Weinstein made sexual advances during a meeting, trying “kiss me on the lips.”

Actress Lea Seydoux charged that Weinstein, “suddenly jumped on me and tried to kiss me.”

Weinstein has hosted numerous…

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