Di­rec­tor de­cries ‘witch hunt’

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Aus­trian di­rec­tor and Os­car win­ner Michael Haneke is calling the Hol­ly­wood sex­ual ha­rass­ment scan­dal a “witch hunt” of “men-hat­ing pu­ri­tanism.” He said the #MeToo move­ment’s “hys­te­ria of pre­ma­turely de­nounc­ing ” oth­ers is “dis­gust­ing.” He said the “com­plete spite­ful­ness with­out any re­flec­tion and the blind rage, which is not based on facts ... de­stroys the lives of peo­ple whose crimes have not been proven.”

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