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Harvey Weinstein Sick in Prison, Rep Won't Say if It's COVID
Signs Point
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Signs Point to COVID for Weinstein

Disgraced film mogul is running a fever in prison, but rep won't confirm or deny if he has COVID

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein has taken ill in his western New York prison, and signs are pointing to a possible COVID-19 infection. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ the 68-year-old is "doing poorly" at the Wende Correctional Facility in Alden, and that after coming down with a 101-degree fever, he received a...

It's Not Over: More Bad News for Harvey Weinstein

2 more women accuse the former movie mogul of rape

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with the rape of two more women, Los Angeles County prosecutors said, per the AP . Weinstein was charged with three counts of rape and three counts of forcible oral copulation involving the two women, the district attorney's office said. A criminal complaint alleges Weinstein...

Queen Revokes Honor for Weinstein
Queen Revokes
Honor for Weinstein 

Queen Revokes Honor for Weinstein

Imprisoned mogul was recognized by British film industry in 2004

(Newser) - Britain on Friday stripped disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of an honor recognizing his contribution to the UK film industry. Weinstein, 68, was given the honor in 2004, the AP reports. The 68-year-old former Hollywood producer was convicted earlier this year of rape and sexual assault against two women and...

Ashley Judd Wins Appeal in Harvey Weinstein Case

Court says there was 'inherent power imbalance' in producer-actor relationship

(Newser) - A federal appeals court has confirmed what actresses have been saying since the dawn of the movie industry—there is an "inherent power imbalance" in the relationship between performers and producers. The ruling allows Ashley Judd to proceed with her sexual harassment case against Harvey Weinstein, which a lower...

Judge Chucks Out Weinstein Settlement

Millions would have gone toward Weinstein's legal fees

(Newser) - A federal judge has chucked out a proposed settlement for Harvey Weinstein's accusers, saying it was "obnoxious" that millions of dollars would go toward legal fees for Weinstein, his brother Bob, and other members of The Weinstein Company's board. Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein of the Southern District...

Weinstein Victims at Odds Over $18.8M Settlement

Lawyer for one group says agreement is 'a complete sellout'

(Newser) - Nine women who accused the Weinstein Company of a hostile work environment, in which they were forced to facilitate Harvey Weinstein's sexual conquests , have reached a settlement of $18.8 million. A victims' compensation fund is to be distributed among "women who experienced a hostile work environment, sexual...

Weinstein Accused of Raping Teen
Weinstein Accused
of Raping Teen

Weinstein Accused of Raping Teen

Plus 3 more newly alleged rapes

(Newser) - Four new rape accusations against Harvey Weinstein have emerged in a lawsuit, Variety reports. The accusers allege the movie mogul sexually assaulted them between 1984 and 2013; one of them says she was about 17 years old when Weinstein invited her to his hotel room to talk about her potential...

Prosecutors Add Felony Charge to Weinstein Case

California officials say they'll keep adding counts if new allegations surface

(Newser) - Los Angeles County prosecutors have added another charge, felony sexual battery by restraint, to their case against Harvey Weinstein. They said the charge involves a 2010 attack at a Beverly Hills hotel, NBC reports. The victim had been interviewed last year, prosecutors said, and provided information in March confirming that...

Report: Weinstein Has Recovered From COVID-19
Harvey Weinstein
Is Out of Quarantine

Harvey Weinstein Is Out of Quarantine

Spokesman says he is not showing COVID-19 symptoms

(Newser) - Coronavirus deaths in New York state are continuing to climb—but Harvey Weinstein apparently won't be among them. A spokesman says the inmate, who was reportedly infected weeks ago , is not showing COVID-19 symptoms and is out of quarantine, Fox reports. "As of now, it’s been 14...

Harvey Weinstein Tests Positive for Coronavirus

New York prison puts former producer in isolation

(Newser) - Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, New York prison officials said. He's in isolation at Wende Correctional Facility, the Niagara Gazette reports. Another inmate at Wende also has tested positive. Weinstein was transferred there Thursday from Rikers Island; new state prisoners are sent to...

Weinstein Transferred to Maximum-Security Prison

Inmate No. 20B0584 will be held at Wende for evaluation

(Newser) - New York state inmate No. 20B0584, once one of Hollywood's most powerful figures, arrived at a maximum-security prison near Buffalo Wednesday. Harvey Weinstein, who turns 68 on Thursday, was sent from Rikers Island to the Wende Correctional Institute in Alden, NY, for evaluation, Bloomberg reports. Authorities say Weinstein, who...

Weinstein Hospitalized Hours After Sentencing

Rep says 67-year-old had chest pains

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein was back in the hospital before the end of the first day of his 23-year sentence for sex crimes. The 67-year-old, who was sentenced in New York Wednesday, was transferred from the Rikers Island jail complex to Bellevue Hospital hours later after experiencing chest pains, a rep tells...

Harvey Weinstein Sentenced
Here's What Weinstein Said
Before Being Sentenced
the rundown

Here's What Weinstein Said Before Being Sentenced

Fallen movie mogul gets 23 years

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein's sentencing hearing began at 9:30am ET Wednesday in New York, and within just about 90 minutes the disgraced movie mogul had been sentenced to 23 years in prison. He had faced between five and 29 years—the higher end of which, NBC New York noted before...

Harvey Weinstein Email: 'Jen Aniston Should Be Killed'

Disgraced mogul faces sentence of up to 29 years

(Newser) - In court papers released ahead of his sentencing Wednesday, Harvey Weinstein says he is suicidal and talks about founding a hospital for other sex addicts. He also calls for Jennifer Aniston to be killed. The Aniston remark was in an email from Weinstein to his rep in Oct. 2017, weeks...

Harvey Weinstein's Rep Describes Incident at Rikers

She says he suffered a fall on Sunday morning

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein has only been at Rikers since Thursday , and things are off to a bumpy start—quite literally. His rep confirmed to CNN that Weinstein experienced dizziness and then suffered a fall on Sunday morning. "Harvey says his head throbs all the time and thinks he has a...

Weinstein Moving to Rikers
Weinstein Heading to Rikers

Weinstein Heading to Rikers

After heart procedure at Bellevue

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein, who was hospitalized following his conviction last month on rape and sexual assault charges, is being moved to Rikers Island, one of his lawyers said Thursday. Attorney Arthur Aidala said the disgraced former movie mogul will now be held in an infirmary at New York City's sprawling...

#MeToo Didn't Affect Trial, Weinstein Juror Says

Unsealed documents show judge wouldn't kick foreman out for smiling at prosecutor

(Newser) - The jury that convicted Harvey Weinstein of rape and sex assault did not consider the trial's implications for the #MeToo movement, one of the jurors said in an interview aired Friday. "No, zero, absolutely zero," juror Drew Malbin said on CBS This Morning. "Because it’s...

Insider: Weinstein's Cell Will Be Like 'Little Hotel'

Inmate No. 06581138Z won't be mixing with the general population

(Newser) - To the state of New York, Harvey Weinstein is now Inmate No. 06581138Z. Weinstein, who was convicted of sex crimes on Monday, was taken to a prison ward at Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital Center after the verdict. His next stop is expected to be the notorious Rikers Island jail. Lawyers...

Rose McGowan on Weinstein: 'The Trash Has Been Taken Out'

Weinstein accusers rejoice after verdict

(Newser) - It was a day some of Harvey Weinstein's many accusers thought they would never see: The 67-year-old, once one of Hollywood's most powerful men, was convicted of sex crimes and taken from a courtroom in handcuffs. The trial was seen as a "watershed moment for the #MeToo...

After Guilty Verdict, Weinstein Didn't Make It to Jail

He was rerouted to Bellevue Hospital with chest pains

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein's first night in jail after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault has apparently been delayed. A few hours after the verdict was read out in a New York City courtroom, the 67-year-old rapist was being transferred to the infirmary at Rikers Island in an ambulance...

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