Stories tagged: Harvey Weinstein
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 11:28 a.m.
Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to a new indictment Monday that includes revised charges of predatory sexual assault, a development that caused the judge to delay the start …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 1:36 p.m.
A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul’s upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can’t get a fair trial.
Mon., April 22, 2019, 11:45 a.m.
News organizations are going to court in hopes of pulling back the curtain on Harvey Weinstein’s next court appearance in his sexual assault case.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 1:02 p.m.
The #MeToo movement has sent dozens of once-powerful Hollywood players into exile, but few of them have been placed in handcuffs or jail cells. And it’s increasingly apparent that the …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
Ronan Farrow’s former producer at NBC News says his old network breached its journalistic duty by failing to stick with the story of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 2:59 p.m.
Two days after a report detailed an accusation of sexual assault against #MeToo activist Asia Argento, the Italian actress and filmmaker said she never had a sexual relationship with the …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:28 p.m.
Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers want a court to throw out sexual assault charges against him, citing reasons on Friday including friendly emails from a woman who accused him of rape.
Wed., July 18, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss Ashley Judd’s lawsuit against him, saying allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless …
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
Shortly after magazine publication of a story in which Harvey Weinstein was quoted as saying he traded actings roles for sex, Weinstein’s attorney Benjamin Brafman, who was present for what …
Fri., July 13, 2018, 1:23 p.m.
Shamed movie mogul Harvey Weinstein owned up to offering acting roles to women in exchange for sex – and says that’s still the norm in Hollywood.
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 3:51 p.m.
Harvey Weinstein was facing a new rape allegation Friday, including claims that a woman captured video of Weinstein assaulting her, as part of a lawsuit alleging that he had help …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:25 a.m.
Flinching when he heard himself described as a man who used power to prey on women, Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with rape and another sex felony in the first …
Sun., May 13, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A day after joining more than 80 women protest at the Cannes Film Festival, Salma Hayek said Sunday that change for women in Hollywood already is happening.
Wed., May 9, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
Tarana Burke and her MeToo movement are getting a financial boost for their work fighting sexual violence. The New York Women’s Foundation said it has raised an initial $1 million …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who had taken on high-profile roles as an advocate for women’s issues and an antagonist to the policies of President Donald Trump, announced late …
Fri., May 4, 2018, 9:48 a.m.
Actress Rose McGowan says the cocaine found in her Chanel wallet left behind on a United Airlines flight isn’t hers. Her lawyers have suggested the drugs were planted.
Thu., May 3, 2018, 6:05 p.m.
Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz has joined Harvey Weinstein’s legal team.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Tarana Burke, a New York social activist who coined the phrase “Me too,” and Ronan Farrow, an investigative journalist who helped expose decades of alleged sexual predation by Hollywood producer …
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says the sexual harassment complaints against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein were made by actresses who were effectively “prostitutes.”
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 2:35 p.m.
Rose McGowan has broken a days-long silence to express sympathy over the suicide of her former manager, whose family has criticized the actress and activist.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein on Tuesday called actress Rose McGowan’s claims of rape against the former Hollywood producer “a bold lie.” Attorney Ben Brafman wrote in a statement Tuesday …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
A lawyer who represented actress Paz de la Huerta has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein and a former New York prosecutor, alleging they coordinated in a scheme to get …
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
As the #MeToo movement gained momentum the past several weeks – and more than a dozen powerful men accused of sexual misconduct were suspended, fired or banished into the outer …
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
Months after allegations against Harvey Weinstein ignited a national conservation about sexual harassment, “Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson said Weinstein’s company had once warned him about actresses Ashley …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the …
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
The federal anti-racketeering law has been used since the late 1970s to bring down mob bosses. Could it be used to prosecute Harvey Weinstein?
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science announced Wednesday that it has adopted its first code of conduct for its 8,427 members.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 12:17 p.m.
Six women sued Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, targeting companies he worked at by likening the “Weinstein Sexual Enterprise” to an organized crime group that relied on film agents, producers and …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Uma Thurman has wished everyone a happy Thanksgiving – everyone except disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
A mistake or a one-off error of judgement isn’t so hard to distinguish from a clear pattern of behavior.