Ellie Goulding has said music producers made her feel like a 'sexual object' and 'vulnerable' at the start of her career
Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board have reached a nearly $19 million settlement with dozens of his sexual misconduct accusers, New York state's attorney general and lawyers in a class-action lawsuit said Tuesday. The agreement was announced by New York Attorney General Letitia James and Chicago attorney Elizabeth A. Fegan. The deal, if approved by judges in federal courts, would permit accusers to claim from $7,500 to $750,000 from the $18.8 million settlement.
Weinstein, 68, has been placed in isolation at Wende Correctional Facility, said Michael Powers, president of the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association. Powers said he learned that the test came back positive on Sunday morning and is concerned about the corrections officers, who he said lack proper protective equipment. Weinstein arrived at Wende Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison east of Buffalo, New York, on Wednesday after being housed at New York City's Rikers Island jail.
Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial ended their first day of deliberations Tuesday with lots of questions and no verdict in the landmark #MeToo case that could put the once-powerful Hollywood producer behind bars for the rest of his life. The jury is weighing charges that Weinstein raped a woman in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performed oral sex on another woman, TV and film production assistant Mimi Haleyi, in 2006. In deciding the most serious charges against Weinstein, which allege that he is a sexual predator, jurors must also weigh actress Annabella Sciorra’s account of a mid-1990s rape.
Jessica Mann broke down after she was grilled by Harvey Weinstein's lawyer, Donna Rotunno, in court Monday.
Michael Skolnik was a former political adviser to Russell Simmons, who has been accused of sexual assault by multiple women. Skolnik says that regardless of their relationship, he believes women.
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial, postponed until September, is now poised to end two years after a wave of women's allegations against him sparked the #MeToo movement.
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.
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'.
By Alice Popovici and Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein appeared in handcuffs in a New York court on Friday to face charges of rape and other sex crimes against two of the scores of women who have accused him of misconduct, ending his reign as a Hollywood kingpin. Weinstein, the 66-year-old co-founder of the Miramax film studio and the Weinstein Co, intends to plead not guilty to the charges, his attorney, Benjamin Brafman, told reporters outside the Manhattan courthouse. Prosecutors charged him with two counts of rape and one count of a criminal sexual act following a months-long investigation with the New York Police Department.
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".