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Sitrick & Co. crisis PR specialist has resigned as spokesperson for Harvey Weinstein, according to CEO Mike Sitrick.

The embattled movie mogul called in Sitrick following last October's New York Times report about sexual misconduct and his ouster from Weinstein Co.

Sallie Hofmeister, who joined Sitrick after two decades of journalism, is serving as spokesperson for Weinstein.

She worked as business editor in for the New York Times and reporter/editor for the Los Angeles Times, where she handled the paper's arts & entertainment coverage.