Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years imprisonment

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was sentenced on Wednesday to 23 years in prison for sexual assault and rape after giving a rambling court statement sympathizing with men accused of sexual misconduct during the #MeToo era. The sentence was handed down in Manhattan criminal court by Justice James Burke, with Weinstein’s lawyer Donna Rotunno afterward… Read More Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years imprisonment

New York jury convicts former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault by a New York jury on Monday, a victory for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to go public with misconduct allegations against powerful men. Once one of Hollywood’s most powerful producers, Weinstein, 67, was convicted of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi in… Read More New York jury convicts former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault

Hollywood actress Ashley Judd files lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein for defamation and sexual harassment

​Hollywood actress Ashley Judd on Monday filed a defamation and sexual harassment lawsuit against film producer Harvey Weinstein, alleging that he damaged her movie career after she refused his sexual advances. The civil lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court in Santa Monica, accuses Weinstein of causing Judd to lose a part in 1998 in… Read More Hollywood actress Ashley Judd files lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein for defamation and sexual harassment

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein resigns from board of Weinstein Company

Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, it said on Tuesday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over three decades in the film business. In a statement, the board said it also ratified its October 8 decision to fire Weinstein as chief executive… Read More Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein resigns from board of Weinstein Company

Weinstein Co. fires co-chairman Harvey Weinstein over sexual harassment allegations

The Weinstein Co. has fired co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein, effective immediately, following reports of sexual harassment allegations against the executive, who was one of Hollywood’s biggest power brokers, the film production company said on Sunday. The departure leaves Weinstein’s brother Bob, a co-chairman, and chief operating officer David Glasser at the helm of the company. The… Read More Weinstein Co. fires co-chairman Harvey Weinstein over sexual harassment allegations