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    What Happens When Women Publicly Shame Weinstein

    Comedian Kelly Bachman was heckled and two other female attendees tossed out of Actor’s Hour — a monthly event dedicated to young artists — when they protested the presence of disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein at a New York bar Wednesday night. During her scathing act, Bachman referred to Weinstein, who’s faced a flood of sexual assault accusations, as “the elephant in the room.”

    How did the organizers respond? Initially, producer Alexandra Laliberte said she thought the audience could hold Weinstein accountable. But later, Actor’s Hour posted on Facebook that “we apologize wholeheartedly for the way the situation was handled.”

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