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Jennifer Lawrence Says She Didn’t Know Harvey Weinstein Was A Rapist: ‘He Was Paternal To Me’

A day after a class-action lawsuit was brought against Harvey Weinstein for sexual abuse allegations, one of Hollywood’s biggest stars revealed that the film mogul was like a father figure to her. Jennifer Lawrence told The Hollywood Reporter that she never knew Weinstein was a predator.

“I didn’t know that he was a rapist,” she said.

In the interview with Oprah, Lawrence said Weinstein was known as a tough businessman.

“A tough guy, a brute, a tough guy to negotiate with,” she described. She said their relationship was paternal and never sexual.

“Just speaking for myself, I had known him since I was 20, and he had only ever been nice to me — except for the moments that he wasn’t, and then I called him an asshole, and we moved on. He was paternal to me.”

Lawrence won an Oscar for the Weinstein-produced movie “Silver Linings Playbook” in 2013.

Weinstein has been accused

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November 6, 2012: Lawrence Nathaniel Jones Opens Fire In Poultry Processing Plant

Lawrence Nathaniel Jones, an employee of a poultry processing plant, opened fire at his place of employment on November 6, 2012. Jones killed two workers and wounded two others during the shooting. He also killed himself after taking out his targets.

Though his motivations at the time were unclear, a 2004 Fresno County mental health evaluation diagnosed Jones with intermittent explosive disorder, drug-induced psychotic disorder and dependence on multiple substances including amphetamine, marijuana and alcohol, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune.

“He had opportunity to shoot other co-workers that were in the business at this time, but he chose not to,” Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said at the time. “He walked around them in order to get very close to the intended targets, place the gun very close and fire a round.”

Jones had an extensive criminal background, which included robbery, vehicle theft and a handful of other convictions. Police later found

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