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Harvey Weinstein hit with new sexual assault charge

Apr 11, 2020 - 9:38 AM

The convicted rapist who is currently serving 23 years in jail for rape and sexual assault is charged again for sexually assaulting a third woman in Los Angeles

Harvey Weinstein tests positive for coronavirus – report

Mar 23, 2020 - 11:20 AM

The movie producer has been sentenced to 23 years in jail for rape and sexual assault

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 06: Harvey Weinstein leaves the courtroom in New York City criminal court on January 6, 2020 in New York City. Weinstein, a movie producer whose alleged sexual misconduct helped spark the #MeToo movement, pleaded not-guilty on five counts of rape and sexual assault against two unnamed women and faces a possible life sentence in prison. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP

Harvey Weinstein transferred to New York state prison

Mar 19, 2020 - 9:57 AM

The convicted rapist is assigned to the high-security Wende Correctional Facility following a stay at New York's Rikers Island prison

HARVEY WEINSTEIN. In this file photo taken in February 2020, the convicted rapist arrives at the Manhattan Criminal Court in New York City. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

Kate Beckinsale says Harvey Weinstein's prison term 'a huge relief'

Mar 13, 2020 - 4:08 PM

The actress recalls the verbal abuses she received from the disgraced movie producer after the premiere of 'Serendipity' in 2001

British actress Kate Beckinsale attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 92nd Oscars at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills on February 9, 2020. (Photo by Jean-Baptiste Lacroix / AFP)

Harvey Weinstein: From Hollywood 'God' to convicted rapist

Mar 12, 2020 - 10:57 AM

The formerly 'untouchable' Hollywood mega-producer is now a convicted rapist, set to spend 23 years of his life in prison

Hollywood rapist Harvey Weinstein jailed for 23 years

Mar 11, 2020 - 11:16 PM

(UPDATED) He is found guilty of raping a woman and forcing oral sex on another woman

GUILTY. The Hollywood mogul is found guilty. File photo by Don Emmert/AFP

Trump says Harvey Weinstein conviction 'sends very strong message'

Feb 25, 2020 - 10:17 PM

The movie producer is found guilty of sexual assault and rape

Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Manhattan Criminal Court, on February 24, 2020 in New York City. - The jury in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial hinted it was struggling to reach agreement on the most serious charge of predatory sexual assault as day four of deliberations ended February 21, 2020 without a verdict. The 12 jurors asked New York state Judge James Burke whether they could be hung on one or both of the top counts but unanimous on the three lesser counts. The disgraced movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven men and five women convict him of a variety of sexual misconduct charges in New York. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP)

Age of empowerment,' accusers hail Harvey Weinstein convictions

Feb 25, 2020 - 12:37 PM

Ashley Judd, Ellen Barkin, Rose McGowan, and Asia Argento are among the celebrities who hailed the women for testifying against the movie producer

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape

Feb 25, 2020 - 1:24 AM

(UPDATED) The jury of 7 men and 5 women finds the producer guilty of criminal sexual acts in the first degree and rape in the third degree – a partial victory for the #MeToo movement

GUILTY. Movie producer Harvey Weinstein enters New York City Criminal Court on February 24, 2020, in New York City. Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images/AFP

'Sopranos' actress Anabella Sciorra tells Weinstein trial: 'He raped me'

Jan 24, 2020 - 11:43 AM

Sciorra is the first of Weinstein's accusers to testify in proceedings symbolic to the #MeToo movement

ANNABELLA SCIORRA. The actress leaves the courtroom in Manhattan Criminal Court, on January 23 in New York City. Photo by Johannes Eisele / AFP

Model Gigi Hadid called as potential Harvey Weinstein juror

Jan 14, 2020 - 9:15 AM

American model Gigi Hadid appears as a potential juror in disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's rape and sexual assault trial

Harvey Weinstein hit with new sex crimes charges in LA

Jan 07, 2020 - 9:38 AM

The case in California stems from a two-year investigation into allegations from several women that the disgraced Hollywood mogul assaulted them in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 06: Harvey Weinstein leaves the courtroom in New York City criminal court on January 6, 2020 in New York City. Weinstein, a movie producer whose alleged sexual misconduct helped spark the #MeToo movement, pleaded not-guilty on five counts of rape and sexual assault against two unnamed women and faces a possible life sentence in prison. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP

'Hollywood needs to step up': Sexual harassment after Harvey Weinstein

Jan 05, 2020 - 4:00 PM

Recent films such as 'Bombshell' and the Apple TV+ series 'The Morning Show' have earned praise for portraying predatory sexual harassment in the media world

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 11, 2019, movie producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at criminal court in New York City. - The #MeToo movement sparked by sexual assault charges against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein brought down many Hollywood celebrities, but insiders believe the entertainment industry has a long way to go to change its culture and handling of harassment. While the conversation surrounding predators in positions of power in Tinseltown has moved into the open, the underlying behavior often continues -- as do attempts to cover up incidents by people surrounding the accused. (Photo by David Dee Delgado / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

Harvey Weinstein faces justice two years after #MeToo scandal erupted

Jan 03, 2020 - 3:54 PM

The disgraced Hollywood producer faces life in prison if convicted of predatory sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein agrees on $25 million settlement with accusers – lawyer

Dec 12, 2019 - 12:22 PM

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein reaches a settlement with dozens of his alleged sexual assault victims, with the sum shared among more than 30 of them

Rose McGowan sues Harvey Weinstein for 'diabolical' effort to silence her

Oct 24, 2019 - 9:02 AM

'This case is about a diabolical and illegal effort by one of America's most powerful men to silence sexual assault victims,' says Rose McGowan, one of the first women to make public allegations about Weinstein's abuse

Harvey Weinstein faces new charges, trial postponed

Aug 26, 2019 - 11:30 PM

The trial is scheduled to January 6, 2020 to give Weinstein's defense time to prepare

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 26: Harvey Weinstein leaves court after his arraignment over a new indictment for sexual assault on August 26, 2019 in New York City. The new charges against the movie mogul are from an indictment involving the actor Annabella Sciorra. Weinstein has already been charged with a host of other sexual assault charges and with the trial due to start in three weeks prosecutors are likely to request to add Sciorras testimony to be included rather than add an additional charge. Yana Paskova/Getty Images/AFP

Weinstein accusers to receive multi-million-dollar compensation as trial nears

May 25, 2019 - 1:55 PM

Under the settlement deal, millions of dollars will go to Weinstein's female accusers as first compensation before his trial

Harvey Weinstein reaches $44 million settlement deal – report

May 24, 2019 - 6:35 PM

The provisional settlement aims to cover all civil proceedings filed against the disgraced Hollywood mogul

Harvey Weinstein trial postponed to September

Apr 27, 2019 - 11:39 AM

The new trial date is 3 months later than expected

HARVEY WEINSTEIN. The disgraced Hollywood mogul leaves the State Supreme Court on April 26 in New York, after a break in a pre-trial hearing over sexual assault charges. Photo by Don Emmert / AFP

Harvey Weinstein granted request to change lawyers

Jan 26, 2019 - 3:39 PM

Weinstein is switching to lawyers who recently represented one of his most high-profile accusers

LEGAL BATTLE. Harvey Weinstein, pictured here at a Hollywood event in April 2017, is switching legal teams. File photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter/AFP

Star defense lawyer resigns from Harvey Weinstein team

Jan 17, 2019 - 4:40 PM

Benjamin Brafman says he has withdrawn from the case

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 20, 2018, movie producer Harvey Weinstein (R) departs Manhattan Supreme Court in New York with his lawyer Benjamin Brafman after a hearing on whether to grant or deny a motion to drop criminal sex assualt charges against Weinstein. - Benjamin Brafman, the star lawyer who succeeded in getting some charges against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein reduced, has resigned from representing the movie producer in his sexual assault case. "I'm withdrawing" from the Weinstein case, Brafman told the New York Post. He declined to comment to AFP. According to the tabloid, the resignation was partly due to Weinstein's plans to expand his legal team. (Photo by Kena Betancur / AFP)

Judge dismisses Ashley Judd harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein

Jan 11, 2019 - 7:32 PM

A US district judge says that the sexual harassment law within a professional relationship does not cover the claims made by Judd against the disgraced Hollywood producer

Judge refuses to dismiss sex assault charges against Weinstein

Dec 20, 2018 - 11:34 PM

The next hearing is set for March 2019

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: Harvey Weinstein along with his attorney Benjamin Brafman (L) appears at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, May 25, 2018. The former movie producer faces charges in connection with accusations made by aspiring actress Lucia Evans who has said that Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him in his Manhattan office in 2004. Weinstein (66) has been accused by dozens of other women of forcing them into sexual acts using both pressure and threats. The revelations of the his behavior helped to spawn the global #MeToo movement. Steven Hirsch-Pool via Getty Images/AFP

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Dec 20, 2018 - 7:47 PM

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Harvey Weinstein back in court seeking dismissal of sex assault case

Dec 20, 2018 - 2:57 PM

The disgraced Hollywood producer will face a New York courtroom as his lawyer asks a judge to dismiss sex assault charges against him due to police conduct that allegedly 'irreparably tainted' the case

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 05, 2018 (FILES) In this file photo taken on June 5, 2018 Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein enters Manhattan criminal court in New York.  Harvey Weinstein's defense lawyer on Friday, August 3, 2018, demanded that a New York court dismiss the sex crimes charges against him, explosively disclosing "warm" emails between the disgraced Hollywood tycoon and his alleged rape victim, in which she said "I love you." / AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ

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Nov 02, 2018 - 12:59 PM

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Weinstein accused of sexually assaulting 16-year-old

Nov 01, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Weinstein denied the accusation through his lawyer Ben Brafman, who told industry magazine Variety the claim was 'preposterous'

ANOTHER CASE. In this file photo taken on June 5, 2018 Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein enters the Manhattan criminal court in New York. AFP photo

NY judge dismisses one sex assault charge against Weinstein

Oct 12, 2018 - 10:21 AM

Weinstein, an international pariah after being accused by more than 80 women of sexual misconduct, is still charged with rape in March 2013 and a forced act of oral sex in 2006

ONGOING TRIAL. In this file photo taken on June 5, 2018 Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein enters Manhattan criminal court in New York. Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP Photo

From Tinseltown titan to #MeToo pariah: Harvey Weinstein's year of shame

Oct 03, 2018 - 11:15 AM

The Hollywood producer has faced many accusations of sexual assault from women who have come out to share their stories

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: Harvey Weinstein along with his attorney Benjamin Brafman (L) appears at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, May 25, 2018. The former movie producer faces charges in connection with accusations made by aspiring actress Lucia Evans who has said that Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him in his Manhattan office in 2004. Weinstein (66) has been accused by dozens of other women of forcing them into sexual acts using both pressure and threats. The revelations of the his behavior helped to spawn the global #MeToo movement. Steven Hirsch-Pool via Getty Images/AFP

Harvey Weinstein seeks to toss sex crimes case over 'warm' emails

Aug 04, 2018 - 10:29 AM

Harvey Weinstein's lawyer discloses emails from his alleged rape victim, in which she said 'I love you'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 05, 2018 (FILES) In this file photo taken on June 5, 2018 Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein enters Manhattan criminal court in New York.  Harvey Weinstein's defense lawyer on Friday, August 3, 2018, demanded that a New York court dismiss the sex crimes charges against him, explosively disclosing "warm" emails between the disgraced Hollywood tycoon and his alleged rape victim, in which she said "I love you." / AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ

Harvey Weinstein indicted for sex crimes against 3rd woman

Jul 03, 2018 - 3:05 PM

The charges is the latest for the disgraced movie producer following two accusations from 2013 and 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 25: Producer Harvey Weinstein speaks onstage at The Weinstein Company's Pre-Oscar Dinner in partnership with Bvlgari and Grey Goose at Montage Beverly Hills on February 25, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Rich Polk/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company/AFP

Antonio Banderas: Salma Hayek stayed mum on abuse 'to protect us' from Harvey Weinstein

Jun 10, 2018 - 11:43 AM

The actor says he personally called up the Mexican actress after learning of the pain she went through against the movie producer

PICASSO. Antonio Banderas attends the 'Genius: Picasso' premiere during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca PAC on April 20, 2018 in New York City.  Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival/AFP

Scarlett Johansson on 'no place to hide,' Time's Up and music

Jun 03, 2018 - 9:22 PM

The 'Avengers' actress collaborate with singer-songwriter Pete Yorn on their EP 'Apart'

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Actor Scarlett Johansson attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images for New York Magazine/AFP

Harvey Weinstein hit with new sexual assault allegations

Jun 02, 2018 - 10:20 AM

Nearly 100 women have now accused Weinstein of crimes ranging from sexual harassment to assault and rape going back decades

New York grand jury indicts Harvey Weinstein on rape, sex crime charges

May 31, 2018 - 9:42 AM

The indictment is next step for prosecutors to bring the movie producer to trial on charges of alleged sex crimes

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: Harvey Weinstein along with his attorney Benjamin Brafman (L) appears at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, May 25, 2018. The former movie producer faces charges in connection with accusations made by aspiring actress Lucia Evans who has said that Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him in his Manhattan office in 2004. Weinstein (66) has been accused by dozens of other women of forcing them into sexual acts using both pressure and threats. The revelations of the his behavior helped to spawn the global #MeToo movement. Steven Hirsch-Pool via Getty Images/AFP

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May 27, 2018 - 10:46 AM

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May 25, 2018 - 8:14 PM

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Harvey Weinstein expected to 'surrender' to New York authorities Friday

May 25, 2018 - 10:53 AM

US media reported that the former movie powerbroker is set to surrender, after being indicted by a Manhattan grand jury

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 16, 2013 shows producer Harvey Weinstein attend the premiere of "August: Osage County," at the Regal Cinemas at LA Live in Los Angeles, California. Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's former company has announced on February 26, 2018 it will file for bankruptcy, complaining that talks with frontrunner investors to buy the troubled studio had collapsed, leaving it with "no choice" but to go to the wall. The Weinstein Company said that it had failed to reach a deal with an investor group led by Maria Contreras-Sweet, a former Obama administration official, for a reported $500 million despite a last-minute push to make the deal palatable to New York prosecutors. / AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK

Male Hollywood stars must take pay cuts – Salma Hayek

May 13, 2018 - 10:21 PM

'Time's up. You had a good run but it is time now to be generous with the actresses,' Salma says to the men

US-Mexican actress Salma Hayek Pinault walk the red carpet in protest of the lack of female filmmakers honored throughout the history of the festival at the screening of "Girls Of The Sun (Les Filles Du Soleil)" during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 12, 2018 in Cannes, southeastern France.  Only 82 films in competition in the official selection have been directed by women since the inception of the Cannes Film Festival whereas 1,645 films in the past 71 years have been directed by men. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

'Time's up': Female stars fight back at Cannes protest

May 12, 2018 - 11:20 PM

The women participating in the march reflect the breadth of female talent around the globe but acutely under-represented in the cinema world

'TIME'S UP' PROTEST. Australian actress and President of the Jury Cate Blanchett arrives on May 10, 2018 for the screening of the film 'Cold War (Zimna Wojna)' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. Photo by Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP

'I was so naive': Georgina Chapman lifts lid on scandal

May 11, 2018 - 9:09 AM

The Marchesa designer talks to 'Vogue' about the scandal involving husband Harvey Weinstein, 7 months after rape and sexual harassment allegations came out

Fashion designer Georgina Chapman, co-founder of Marchesa, talks to the press after her shows during the Arab Fashion Week in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai on May 16, 2017.   / AFP PHOTO / KARIM SAHIB

New York attorney general resigns after sexual abuse report

May 08, 2018 - 6:53 PM

It was an abrupt fall from power for Eric Schneiderman, the New York attorney general and a Donald Trump opponent whose office had launched multiple legal challenges against the Republican administration

RESIGN. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has resigned after four women accused him of physical abuse. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Ashley Judd sues disgraced Weinstein over 'smear'

May 01, 2018 - 1:51 PM

The complaint accuses Weinstein of ruining Judd's chance to be cast in the Lord of the Rings trilogy

CASE AGAINST WEINSTEIN. Ashley Judd accepts the WMC Speaking Truth To Power Award onstage at the Women's Media Center 2017 Women's Media Awards at Capitale on October 26, 2017 in New York City. File photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Women's Media Center/AFP

Investor 'terminates' Weinstein Company assets deal

Mar 07, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Maria Contreras-Sweet says they have received disappointing information, deciding to terminate the transaction

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel addresses Harvey Weinstein, 'envelopegate'

Mar 05, 2018 - 10:05 AM

'We can't let bad behavior slide anymore,' says Jimmy

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage during the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Weinstein Company inches toward bankruptcy

Feb 27, 2018 - 9:34 AM

The company says it has failed to reach a deal with an investor group led by Maria Contreras-Sweet for a reported $500 million

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 16, 2013 shows producer Harvey Weinstein attend the premiere of "August: Osage County," at the Regal Cinemas at LA Live in Los Angeles, California. Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's former company has announced on February 26, 2018 it will file for bankruptcy, complaining that talks with frontrunner investors to buy the troubled studio had collapsed, leaving it with "no choice" but to go to the wall. The Weinstein Company said that it had failed to reach a deal with an investor group led by Maria Contreras-Sweet, a former Obama administration official, for a reported $500 million despite a last-minute push to make the deal palatable to New York prosecutors. / AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK

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NY state sues Weinstein Company for failing to protect staff

Feb 12, 2018 - 8:09 AM

The lawsuit comes 4 months after the Hollywood mogul's downfall over allegations of sexual harassment, assault and rape now leveled against the producer by more than 100 women over 40 years

THE ACCUSED. This file photo taken on May 22, 2015 shows US producer Harvey Weinstein arriving for the screening of the film 'The Little Prince' at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes. Loic Venance/AFP