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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Benjamin Brafman says he has withdrawn from the case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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Feb 19, 2018 - 10:13 AM

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PRESIDENTIAL AIDE. Special Assistant to the President Bong Go (right) with President Rodrigo Duterte at the Camp Panacan Station Hospital  in Davao City on January 29, 2018. Malacañang Photo

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Feb 12, 2018 - 9:47 AM

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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

Quentin Tarantino 'regrets' car-driving scene that left Uma Thurman hurt

Feb 07, 2018 - 10:37 AM

'I told her it would be safe. And it wasn't. I was wrong,' says the 'Kill Bill' director

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 24, 2014 US director Quentin Tarantino poses with US actress Uma Thurman as they arrive for the closing ceremony of the 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino says persuading actress Uma Thurman to perform a car-driving scene on the set of "Kill Bill" -- which ended with her in the hospital -- is the "biggest regret" of his life. Thurman, 47, in an interview with The New York Times published on February 3, 2018, said she had an enormous fight with Tarantino after the car crashed and accused him of trying to kill her.She walked back her criticism of Tarantino somewhat in an Instagram post on February 5, 2018, saying she does not believe now that he acted with "malicious intent."  / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

Uma Thurman details Weinstein 'attack'

Feb 04, 2018 - 9:46 AM

Thurman tells The New York Times of two incidents in London that took place after the release of 1994's Oscar-winning 'Pulp Fiction'

SILENCE BROKEN. US actress and President of the Un Certain Regard jury Uma Thurman poses as she arrives for the '70th Anniversary' ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival in France. Photo by Alberto Pizzoli / AFP

WATCH: Man slaps Harvey Weinstein at Arizona restaurant

Jan 12, 2018 - 2:35 PM

Weinstein has kept a low-profile since a wave of women accused him of sexual harassment and rape

HARVEY WEINSTEIN. The Hollywood mogul deals with backlash following allegations of sexual abuse and rape. File photo shows Weinstein speaking at an event at MTV Studios in March 2017. Photo by Dave Kotinsky / Getty Images North America / AFP

Golden Globes: Men in black mocked for flimsy #MeToo support

Jan 04, 2018 - 7:45 PM

Male celebrities such as Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, who will wear black during the awards night have raised eyebrows and prompted ridicule

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 08: Directors Pablo Larrain and Barry Jenkins attend the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

Shockwaves: The world in 2017

Dec 21, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Here is a look at some of the biggest global stories from the past year

RESISTANCE. Riot police fire rubber bullets and tear gas grenades at demonstrators protesting against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas on April 8, 2017. Federico Parra/AFP

Director Peter Jackson says 'bully' Harvey Weinstein smeared actresses

Dec 15, 2017 - 5:26 PM

The 'Lord of the Rings' director says Harvey and his brother Bob acted like 'second-rate Mafia bullies' during the early development of the film

Salma Hayek details harrowing ordeal by 'monster' Weinstein

Dec 14, 2017 - 8:43 AM

The A-list movie star says Weinstein sexually harassed her, subjected her to escalating rage and once threatened to kill her

ANOTHER WEINSTEIN VICTIM. Actress Salma Hayek attends the 2017 Governors Awards, on November 11, 2017, in Hollywood, California. Valerie Macon/AFP

Weinstein accused of racketeering in class action suit

Dec 07, 2017 - 7:44 AM

The class action suit accuses Harvey Weinstein and the company he co-founded of racketeering to cover up a pattern of sexual assault by the disgraced Hollywood mogul

ACCUSED. This file photo taken on October 05, 2015 shows Harvey Weinstein during a photocall at the MIPCOM audiovisual trade fair in Cannes, southeastern France, on October 5, 2015. Valery Hache/AFP

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Nov 28, 2017 - 4:27 PM

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Actress Rose McGowan surrenders near Washington in drugs case

Nov 15, 2017 - 11:49 AM

The 'Charmed' actress' personal belongings that were left on a flight test positive for narcotics

US actress Rose McGowan gives opening remarks to the audience at the Women's March / Women's Convention in Detroit, Michigan, on October 27, 2017.  A stream of actress including Rose McGowan, models and ex-employees have come out, many anonymously, to accuse Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and abuse dating as far back as the 1990s. / AFP PHOTO / RENA LAVERTY

LISTEN: Keith Urban releases feminist anthem

Nov 10, 2017 - 11:53 AM

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Harvey Weinstein hires celebrated New York criminal lawyer

Nov 09, 2017 - 6:12 PM

Weinstein is working with Benjamin Brafman, who previously represented rapper Sean Combs and former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn

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

Spacey dumped by Netflix, police home in on Weinstein

Nov 04, 2017 - 1:44 PM

Production of the last and final season of 'House of Cards' has been suspended

KEVIN SPACEY. Netflix puts the production of 'House of Cards' on hold because of sexual allegations against Spacey, who stars on the show. Screengrab from Instagram/kevinspacey

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Oct 31, 2017 - 6:51 PM

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Hollywood producers kick out disgraced Harvey Weinstein

Oct 31, 2017 - 1:34 PM

The Producers Guild of America make the announcement, saying they will not tolerate sexual harassment within the ranks

38 women accuse US director James Toback of sexual harassment

Oct 24, 2017 - 10:28 AM

Accusers say that during 'auditions,' Toback would allegedly ask questions about masturbation and pubic hair

(FILES) This file photo taken on September 3, 2017 shows Director James Toback attending the photocall of the movie "The Private Life of a Modern Woman" presented out of competition at the 74th Venice Film Festival at Venice Lido.  The Hollywood sexual abuse scandal widened on October 23, 2017 after 38 women were reported to have accused US film director James Toback of unwanted sexual encounters over a period of decades. Toback reeled them in with boasts about his movie career and connections and with claims he could make them a star, according to their accounts to the Los Angeles Times. But in meetings framed as interviews or auditions, he allegedly would turn disturbingly personal, with questions veering to masturbation and pubic hair, the Times said. / AFP PHOTO / Tiziana FABI

Quentin Tarantino admits he knew of Harvey Weinstein misconduct complaints

Oct 20, 2017 - 10:35 AM

'I wish I had taken responsibility for what I heard. If I had done the work I should have done then, I would have had to not work with him,' says the 'Pulp Fiction' director