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Bob Weinstein: Harvey Asked Me to Pay Women $600K; I Did

But Bob Weinstein says he didn't know 2 women had accused his brother of harassment

(Newser) - Ronan Farrow continues his investigation into Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault and harassment settlements with a new piece in the New Yorker , offering the strongest evidence yet that Weinstein's brother and Weinstein Company partner was in the know. Though Bob Weinstein has denied prior knowledge of allegations from more... More »

19 People Allege Sexual Misconduct Against CW Showrunner

And more on the latest accusations in Hollywood

(Newser) - Supergirl and Arrow showrunner Andrew Kreisberg has been suspended amid accusations of sexual harassment and inappropriate touching from 19 former and current employees, the AP reports. Warner Bros. Television Group confirmed the suspension and investigation Saturday. The company says in a statement it "takes all allegations of misconduct... More »

Indictment of Harvey Weinstein Could Be Coming Soon: Source

Actress Paz de la Huerta accused Weinstein of raping her twice in 2010

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein could be indicted as early as next week, NBC New York reports. An unidentified senior official says the Manhattan district attorney's office is expected to present its case in front of a grand jury in the coming days. Last week, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said... More »

Weinstein Reportedly Hired Black Cube to Collect Dirt

He hired private security to target actresses, journalists

(Newser) - In what turned out to be a futile attempt to avoid his downfall, Harvey Weinstein hired an "army of spies" to target women accusing him of sexual assault or harassment and the journalists trying to report on their claims, Ronan Farrow writes in his second explosive Weinstein story in... More »

Uma Thurman Gives Cryptic Take on Hollywood Harassment

'When I'm ready, I'll say what I have to say'

(Newser) - One actress who has worked under Harvey Weinstein and hadn't revealed her thoughts on the Hollywood sexual misconduct scandal is Uma Thurman, per the Hollywood Reporter . But an Access Hollywood reporter finally asked Thurman , attending a movie premiere this weekend, for her take, and Thurman chose her words carefully.... More »

Latest Accusation Could Send Weinstein to Prison

Paz de la Huerta says he raped her twice in 2010

(Newser) - The latest accusation against Harvey Weinstein could represent prosecutors' best chance to send him to prison. Boardwalk Empire actress Paz de la Huerta says Weinstein raped her twice in New York in 2010, which is within the state's statute of limitations, and the NYPD said Friday it is gathering... More »

Olivia Munn on Director Ratner: He Masturbated in Front of Me

5 other actresses are also accusing film director of sexual misconduct

(Newser) - Another domino of sexual misconduct allegations stretching from Hollywood to the media has tumbled. This time it involves film director Brett Ratner, with six women telling the Los Angeles Times of incidents they say happened in private homes, at Hollywood events, and on movie sets. Actress Olivia Munn is one... More »

Beverly Hills Cops Investigating Toback, Weinstein

They say they have received 'multiple complaints' about both men

(Newser) - Legal problems are multiplying for Harvey Weinstein and James Toback: The Beverly Hills Police Department said Tuesday that it is investigating "multiple complaints" involving Weinstein, who has been accused of sexually assaulting or harassing scores of women, Deadline reports. The department later issued an almost identical statement about director... More »

Rose McGowan: Arrest Warrant Is Effort to Silence Me

Which she says is a 'load of horses---'

(Newser) - Rose McGowan has been among the most vocal in speaking up about Harvey Weinstein . Now she's raising her voice about some trouble she's in with the law, and she's amplifying her outspokenness with a sprinkling of profanity. "Are they trying to silence me? There is a... More »

Producers Guild Slaps Weinstein With Lifetime Ban

This is unprecedented, PGA says

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein has been banned for life from the producers guild. The Producers Guild of America announced Monday that Weinstein had resigned his membership, and the group opted to impose a lifetime ban on him, the AP reports. The guild called it an unprecedented step. The guild's board of... More »

'This Has Haunted Me': Weinstein Accuser Alleges '70s Rape

Meaning timeline of allegations now stretches over 4 decades

(Newser) - It's been more than three weeks since that first New York Times story opened the floodgates on the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment and assault scandal, and since that exposé, dozens of women have come forward with related stories to tell about the disgraced producer. A new story in the... More »

Ronan Farrow in Running to Take Over at Vanity Fair

He's reportedly a contender to take over for Graydon Carter

(Newser) - Ronan Farrow made his name in journalism as the author of a bombshell investigative report that helped bring down Harvey Weinstein. Now the Guardian reports that the 29-year-old is on the short list to land a plum position in the industry: as editor of Vanity Fair. It is by no... More »

Rose McGowan: Weinstein Offered $1M to Shut Up

Plus, Robert Rodriguez says he cast her in 'Grindhouse' as a jab at Weinstein

(Newser) - As Harvey Weinstein's alleged house of cards was about to come crashing down in a wave of allegations of sexual harassment and assault, one of his most vocal accusers, Rose McGowan, says the increasingly desperate producer offered her some pretty hefty hush money: $1 million, the actress tells the... More »

Weinstein Sues Company He Founded

Producer wants access to his The Weinstein Co. email account

(Newser) - In the wake of numerous allegations of sexual harassment and assault, Harvey Weinstein is suing the company he founded and that recently ousted him as chairman, Reuters reports. The producer filed a lawsuit against The Weinstein Co. on Thursday in Delaware. According to TMZ , Weinstein is seeking access to his... More »

Ashley Judd: I Escaped Weinstein by Making 'Deal' With Him

Her condition to submitting to him: She needed a future Oscar win in one of his movies

(Newser) - Ashley Judd was one of the first high-profile actresses to speak up against Harvey Weinstein , and now she's speaking out for the first time publicly since her story was told in an explosive New York Times exposé, ABC News reports. In an exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer on Good ... More »

Filmmakers Say Movie Getting Made Because of Weinstein Allegations

'Like an invisible dam collapsed' for documentary about sexual abuse in Hollywood

(Newser) - Oscar-nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering have announced that they're making a documentary about sexual abuse in Hollywood, the AP reports. The duo announced Monday that their film will illuminate the "behavior of predatory perpetrators such as Harvey Weinstein and others," and the culture that "... More »

Matt Damon on Weinstein: I Only Knew 'He Was an A------'

George Clooney also speaks, plus more on the fallen producer

(Newser) - Matt Damon and George Clooney continue to declare they were in the dark when it came to Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misdeeds. On Good Morning America Monday to promote Clooney's new film, Suburbicon, in which Damon stars, Damon said, "When people say like, 'Everybody knew,'... More »

38 Women Detail Sexual Abuse by Director James Toback

31 were willing to go on the record to talk about the Black and White director filmmaker

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Times is out with a potentially damning story about film director James Toback. The paper spoke with 38 women, 31 on the record, who say the longtime writer/director sexually harassed them on movie sets, during interviews, and even on the street, using his Hollywood credentials as a... More »

Lupita Nyong'o Shares Her Harvey Weinstein Experience

'Sick in the pit of my stomach,' the actress writes

(Newser) - The latest actress to come forward with a Harvey Weinstein encounter is Lupita Nyong'o, and its rehashing leaves her feeling "sick in the pit of my stomach." In a very detailed New York Times op-ed, the actress perhaps best known for her Oscar-winning performance in 12 Years ... More »

Tarantino: 'Anything I Say Now Will Sound Like Crappy Excuse'

He wishes he'd taken a stand against Weinstein

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino has spoken out against his longtime friend and collaborator Harvey Weinstein—but he admits that it's too little, too late. Tarantino tells the New York Times that he "knew enough to do more than I did" and he now wishes he had stepped up and refused... More »

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