Octavia Spencer

Weinstein top of mind at industry event with Paltrow, Apatow

The Variety Power of Women event celebrates the philanthropic efforts of those in the entertainment industry, with causes ranging from the education of at-risk youth to humanitarian assistance for children in developing countries.

But with the Harvey Weinstein scandal still fresh and ongoing, there was a more charged atmosphere Friday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel than that of a normal industry Hollywood luncheon.

The urgency was palpable as Gwyneth Paltrow, who this week accused Weinstein of sexually harassing her early in her career, took the stage and said how honored she was to feel the support of everyone in the industry this week, and as "Wonder Woman" star...