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The Audio reveals Harvey Weinstein’s attempt at damage control, the New York Times reporters

to connectVideoHarvey Weinstein reached a tentative $ 44 million deal to settle the sexual misconduct lawsuits

If the deal is approved at $30 million, it would go to Weinstein, the victims, and creditors who did business with the movie studios. The other is a $14-million, would go toward paying the legal fees of a former member of the board of the Weinstein Company, who have been named in the lawsuit.

Leaked audio of a conversation between Harvey Weinstein and the New York Times, and journalists, to show the disgraced movie mogul scrambling to to to play a clean-up before his epic fall from grace.

In the recording, obtained, and partially published by Inside Edition on Wednesday — Weinstein gets passionate as he is to the journalists, for more information on his critics.

“I think you need to be specific and tell me what they are and if they are on the record,” he can be heard telling Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey.

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The reporter is talking with an ex-film from titan in order to allow him to respond to allegations that he’d sexually harassed several women in the industry for nearly three decades, resulting in settlements in at least some of them.

“No, I’m not a saint, but I am not the sinner you think that I’m in,” He told them, according to the video clip.

Sometimes, the Weinstein goes on the defensive, challenging their reporting and imminent risk, “There are mistakes that you have made. I promise you, we’ll find them.”

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“It looks like you have a lotta rumours in your hands,” he charges. “I’m going to say this nicely: Get the facts. You are in the media.”

The journalists, behind-the-bomb of October 2017, in Time, exposition to Weinstein, did not know they were being recorded, according to Inside Edition.

Weinstein’s publicist, told The Post his client from the allegation that the report was flawed, “has been consistent since day one.”

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“I feel that the audio speaks for itself,” he said.

A spokeswoman for the Times said the meeting with Weinstein and his legal team, took place just two days before the paper published its investigation of the pervy producer.

“It’s a conversation…it is all part of the routine, and the process of journalism,” she said.

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More of a secret taped interview that will air on the show on Thursday.

This article was originally published on Page Six.

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