Harvey Weinstein ‘Casting Couch’ statue debuts pre-Oscars

Harvey Weinstein ‘Casting Couch’ statue debuts pre-Oscars

A golden statue of a bathrobe-clad Harvey Weinstein seated on a sofa is on show at a busy Los Angeles intersection close to the place the Academy Awards shall be held Sunday.

The sculpture, titled “Casting Sofa,” is a collaborative effort between a Los Angeles avenue artist often called Plastic Jesus and the artist Joshua “Ginger” Monroe.

It was positioned on Hollywood Boulevard on Thursday, 4 days earlier than the Oscars.

Plastic Jesus says the sculpture goals to highlight the leisure trade’s sexual misconduct disaster and the disgraced film mogul’s function in it.

Weinstein has been accused by dozens of ladies of sexual harassment or sexual assault, together with rape.

He’s denied all allegations of non-consensual intercourse, however has apologized for what he referred to as “the way in which I’ve behaved with colleagues up to now.”