Tag: Harvey Weinstein
Weinstein has repeatedly denied having any non-consensual sexual encounters.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said the fallen powerbroker whose films earned dozens of Oscars, could be jailed for a maximum of life or a minimum of 10 years if convicted of the latest charges.
Weinstein’s lawyers said they want an eight-day trial in federal court in Manhattan on the issue of insurers’ refusals to pick up the tab for his defense under policies that exclude coverage for “sexual molestation.”
But for all the media circus, experts warn that any trial -- let alone a criminal conviction -- would still be a long way off.
Film stars who have publicly accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct include Uma Thurman and Salma Hayek.
Ronan Farrow's journalistic skills helped birth the #MeToo movement.
American actress Ashley Judd on Monday filed a defamation and sexual harassment lawsuit against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, alleging that he damaged her career after she refused his sexual advances.
Harvey Weinstein made a clutch of Oscar-winning films. Now, the disgraced movie mogul will be the subject of a film -- about the accusations of sexual harassment and assault that ended his career and the New York Times team that broke the story.
The prestigious prize has been awarded to the Times team led by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey and New Yorker contributor Ronan Farrow.
Hollywood's awards season reaches its glittering climax on Sunday at the Oscars, with fairy tale romance "The Shape of Water" and dark crime comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" neck-and-neck in the race for the major statuettes.
State attorney general Eric Schneiderman says the lawsuit was filed in New York County Supreme Court and included new allegations about Harvey Weinstein's 'vicious and exploitative mistreatment' of employees.
Thurman told The New York Times in an interview published Saturday of two incidents in London that took place after the release of 1994's Oscar-winning "Pulp Fiction."
Weisz believed that Harvey Weinstein's lack of economic pulling power encouraged women to come forth and speak out against him.
Number of complaints for sexual assault and rape rose 31.5% in the last quarter of 2017 compared with the same period in 2016.
Calls spiked when the movement began in October, with people waiting up to three hours to talk to someone at the country’s largest one, the National Sexual Assault Hotline.
Deneuve has made no secret of her annoyance at social media campaigns to shame men accused of harassing women.
Hollywood's A-listers on Sunday turned out en masse in black -- a sartorial show of force to draw attention to sexual harassment in showbiz and other industries.
The choice of Blanchett will be seen as politically charged after a year in which the sexual harassment scandal surrounding Weinstein sparked a deluge of allegations against powerful men in entertainment, politics and the media.
The 71-year-old stands accused by 2 dozen dancers of verbal and physical abuse as well as using his power to extort sexual favours.
From the inauguration of US President Donald Trump to the exodus of Rohingyas from Myanmar, here are 12 events that marked 2017.
The legendary actress is facing criticism over her denial of knowledge of Harvey Weinstein's misdeeds.
Weinstein's "Machiavellian rage" accompanied every refusal and once included "the terrifying words, 'I will kill you, don't think I can't," she said.
Austrian leader quits parliament over claims of sexual assault
French feminists have said they believe the #metoo campaign could mark a turning point on attitudes towards sexual predation in a country long seen as soft on the issue.