They knew all along: Hollywood's in-jokes about Harvey Weinstein

But Weingard’s violent persona failed to act as a “mirror” that would encourage the Miramax executive to control his rage.

Entourage’s Kevin Connolly claimed to have been approached by Weinstein at a party, where he passed on a message for the show’s producers: “Tell them if they ever mention my name again, they’re dead.”

The threat was too good not to be included in a later episode of the show, but Weinstein is alleged to have called the producers personally, this time to say he enjoyed the recap.

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