Scotland Yard is investigating a new allegation against Harvey Weinstein from an 11th woman who has come forward to London police to accuse the disgraced Hollywood producer of sexual assault. The new complaint was filed Aug. 16, Scotland Yard told Variety on Monday. The alleged assault occurred “in an unknown location in the early 1990s,” police said, […]
Sky News has obtained a video that shows Harvey Weinstein behaving inappropriately with a young woman at a business meeting. The footage, which has never been broadcast before, shows him hugging, touching and making sexually suggestive comments to 28-year-old Melissa Thompson. Ms Thompson was at The Weinstein Company offices in New York in September 2011 to pitch her tech start-up company's new video and analytics service.
One person in the movie business has been thanked in Oscar speeches more than any other, it’s been revealed. And that includes God. A study published by The Hollywood Reporter (via Vocativ) finds that from the 1,396 acceptance speeches that are archived by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, director Steven Spielberg is thanked 42 times. That compares to just 19 mentions of God. In a slightly unfortunate twist, considering recent events, Harvey Weinstein falls in second place, with 34 mentions. Then it’s James Cameron (28), George Lucas (23) and Peter Jackson (22).
“The assertion that NBC News tried to kill the Weinstein story while Ronan Farrow was at NBC News, or even more ludicrously, after he left NBC News, is an outright lie,” read the NBC statement. Earlier Thursday, Rich McHugh, a producer formerly of the NBC News investigative unit, told the New York Times that people at “the very highest levels of NBC” worked to quash the story at the network.
In a statement, Rose McGowan urged Asia Argento to be "honest" about alleged sexual assault. "I really hope you find your way through this process to rehabilitation and betterment," she said.
Sources who worked on the 2015 movie Carol have said that they fear that Harvey Weinstein could have kept unused footage of nude scenes between Kate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.
A German actress has filed a lawsuit alleging that film producer Harvey Weinstein raped her at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006.
Scotland Yard detectives investigating disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein have flown to the United States to interview his alleged victims, the Evening Standard can reveal. The police team has spoken to a number of women who claim they were assaulted by Weinstein when he visited London for events such as film premieres. Among his alleged victims is the actress Uma Thurman, who has claimed he attacked her in his Savoy hotel suite in the mid-Nineties.
Rosanna Arquette has called the sexual assault allegations that have emerged against actress Asia Argento 'a set up'.
Already looking at a potential life sentence in his criminal case in New York and new probes by the Los Angeles County District Attorney into sexual assault allegations on the West Coast, Harvey Weinstein now also faces the likelihood of a federal trial on sex trafficking claims. “Plaintiff has plausibly alleged that Harvey Weinstein, knowingly and in interstate commerce, enticed and or recruited her knowing that means of force, fraud, or a combination of the two, would…
Lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein have said that actress Ashley Judd made a 'sexual deal' with the producer, and that her lawsuit against him should be dropped.
In a conversation with the columnist known as Taki, Weinstein allegedly admitted to trading film roles for sex but says, "I never, ever forced myself on a single woman." However, the producer's attorney says his client was misquoted.
The new charges include two counts of predatory sexual assault, which carries a maximum sentence of life in prison.
Harvey Weinstein was indicted Monday on three additional felony sex charges, two of which carry the potential of life in prison. Weinstein was already facing three sex crime charges, concerning allegations involving two women, and carrying a maximum penalty of 25 years in prison. The Manhattan D.A.’s office announced Monday that Weinstein now faces charges […]
Robert De Niro is still owed his $1 million fee from The Weinstein Company for starring in Silver Linings Playbook, according to reports.
In an interview with the Sunday Times of London, Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock talks about how she avoided working with the disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein.
Gwyneth Paltrow has spoken about how Brad Pitt threatened to 'kill' Harvey Weinstein after he found out that the movie producer had sexually harassed her.
The estranged wife of Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein has spoken out for the first time since allegations of sexual misconduct were made against her former partner. British designer Georgina Chapman, who is in the middle of divorce proceedings, said she was sickened by the claims, which came to light in October last year. The co-founder of the Marchesa fashion label told Vogue magazine she would sometimes "have moments of rage" and "cry for my children".
Attorney’s for the creditor’s committee in The Weinstein Co. bankruptcy case want to make sure that co-founder Bob Weinstein or any other senior-level management will no longer be involved in the company after its sale. In court documents filed Monday — an email exchange between James Stang, lead attorney for the creditor’s committee, and TWC lawyer Karin DeMasi — it was revealed that the committee wants the removal any top executive whom they feel might have been responsible for the workplace environment that led to dozens of accusations of misconduct by fired CEO Harvey Weinstein. DeMasi wanted to put the kibosh on a scheduled deposition of Bob Weinstein’s former assistant.
The Lord of the Rings movies almost became a very different beast, had disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein had his way.