Stories tagged: harvey weinstein
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
In reporter Ronan Farrow’s account of his contentious divorce from NBC News, the more evidence he gathered on Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual misconduct, the less enthusiastic his bosses …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz has joined Harvey Weinstein’s legal team.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Uma Thurman has wished everyone a happy Thanksgiving – everyone except disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.