The UK publication calls Swank a "prominent Hollywood liberal," and that might be the cause of this apparent house-cleaning. "Hilary values her liberal credentials and is close to Michelle Obama," said a source to the paper. "She's really upset by what happened. It's partly her fault. But what can she do? She can hardly fire herself."
To that end, it does appear that a lack of proper vetting was the cause of Swank's attendance at the party. Further compounding the issue was that Human Rights Foundation actually contacted Weinberg to tell him about the problems with Kadyrov, but Weinberg said she wasn't attending. Apparently, he wasn't even aware of the event.
Said another source to Deadline's Nikki Finke about the matter: "There's a world of shit going down at CAA over it."
Swank next appears in 'New Year's Eve.' She donated her fee to charity after the story of her
controversial attendance broke.
[The Independent via Deadline]
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