Harvey Weinstein scandal: Who has accused him of what?

Harvey Weinstein scandal: Who has accused him of what?
Harvey Weinstein case: Should confidentiality agreements exist?
Continue reading the main story When Mr. Weinstein tried to massage her and invited her into the bedroom, she immediately left, she said, and remembers feeling stunned as she drove away. “I thought you were my Uncle Harvey,” she recalled thinking, explaining that she had seen him as a mentor.

The New York Times first reported late last week that Mr Weinstein – who produced films including Shakespeare in Love and The King’s Speech – had reached at least eight settlements with women, and had sexually harassed actor Ashley Rudd. Since then, several women have come forward alleging inappropriate behaviour by Mr Weinstein, including household names such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie. At least three women have accused him of rape.

Weeks later, she alleges he turned up to her apartment under the guise of having marketing ideas for the film.

Or that Ailes and O’Reilly ultimately went down, but Bill Clinton, who was accused of rape and assault, is still widely defended as someone whose only lapse was liking women too well?

“I’m not afraid of anyone in show business,” Maroney tells Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan).

The model said she felt "powerless" and that in the room, there was a second woman. 

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The French actress says Weinstein tried to massage her and pull off her sweater after asking her up to his Cannes suite to see the view in 1996, the NYT reported.

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In 1984, when Tomi-Ann Roberts was a 20-year-old college junior, she waited tables in New York one summer and hoped to start an acting career. Mr. Weinstein, one of her customers, urged her to audition for a movie that he and his brother were planning to direct. He sent scripts, then asked her to meet him where he was staying so they could discuss the film, she said in an email and a telephone interview.Actors react to the sexual harassment scandal surrounding Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein. Video: Reuters

Barack Obama, 56, and wife Michelle Obama, 53, finally released an official statement on Oct. 10, about the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment accusations and it’s not pretty, according to media outlets such as TMZ. “Michelle and I have been disgusted by the recent reports about Harvey Weinstein,” the statement reads. “Any man who demeans and degrades women in such fashion needs to be condemned and held accountable, regardless of wealth or status.” The former U.S. president and first lady’s daughter Malia Obama, 19, interned at Harvey’s company, The Weinstein Company, before attending Harvard University and Harvey even donated $680, 000 for Barack’s 2012 re-election campaign.

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“My statements were taken out of context and do not represent how I feel about the current situation concerning Harvey Weinstein. I believe that sexual harassment is NOT acceptable and this is an issue that MUST be addressed once and for all regardless of the individual.”

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Harvey Weinstein case: Should confidentiality agreements exist?
Harvey Weinstein case: Should confidentiality agreements exist?

Ashley Judd, a US actor who has starred in a string of box-office hits, was 20 when Weinstein invited her to the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel for what she thought was a breakfast meeting. Instead, he had her sent up to his room where he appeared in a bathrobe and asked if he could give her a massage or if she could watch him shower, she told the NYT. She said her thoughts were: “How do I get out of this room as fast as possible without alienating Harvey Weinstein.”"He walked me to the door and stood in front of it and tried to kiss me on the lips," the statement alleged. "I stopped him and managed to get out of the room." 

Hollywood is in chaos, and all because of one man: Harvey Weinstein.

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“Just sit with me. Don’t embarrass me in the hotel. I’m here all the time,” Mr. Weinstein can he heard saying in the recording, released on Tuesday by The New Yorker.

Weinstein allegedly behaved inappropriately toward a woman employed as his assistant in 1990. The case was settled out of court.

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Cara Delevingne: Harvey Weinstein wanted a three-way in hotel room, tried to kiss me

“The short-term effects are that many powerful studio execs, casting agents and people in power in Hollywood will be forced to govern themselves accordingly. The long-term effects? There will be many industry women looking to expose those who wronged them in the past. This is just the tip of the iceberg,” Blatt predicted.

This segment was produced by The Current’s Willow Smith, Ashley Mak and Mary-Catherine McIntosh.

Huffington Post column on Wednesday, the Halloween actress, 58, began by noting that the scandal has “seemingly rocked the entertainment business” despite the fact that “so many claim to have known about Mr. Weinstein’s aggression and harassment and lecherous doings.”
When Gwyneth Paltrow was 22 years old, she got a role that would take her from actress to star: The film producer Harvey Weinstein hired her for the lead in the Jane Austen adaptation “Emma.” Before shooting began, he summoned her to his suite at the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel for a work meeting that began uneventfully.Gwyneth Paltrow, 45, is an American actress, singer, and food writer who made her name starring in Seven (1995) and Emma (1996).menu more-arrow no yes Log In or Sign Up Log In Sign Up Trending Topics Writers Podcasts Events Recode 100 More Trending Topics Charts Commerce Cybersecurity Future of Work Media Policy Social Transportation Voices Writers Kara Swisher Dan Frommer Peter Kafka Edmund Lee Walt Mossberg Johana Bhuiyan Jason Del Rey Eric Johnson Rani Molla Tony Romm Theodore Schleifer Kurt Wagner Podcasts Events Recode 100 ✕ Media Hollywood The Harvey Weinstein stories that got away David Carr tried in 2001. Ken Auletta tried in 2002. They couldn’t document the abuses they had heard about. by Peter Kafka Oct 11, 2017, 9:05pm EDT tweet share Linkedin Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company If everyone knew about Harvey Weinstein, for a long time, why didn’t someone say something until now?
The former creative executive at The Weinstein Company, told executives there in the fall of 2015 that there was ‘a toxic environment for women at this company’ after one of her colleagues told her that Weinstein had pressured her into massaging him while he was naked, the NYT reported.

The second episode again featured Maroney.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie added their voices, Oct 10, to allegations against Harvey Weinstein. (David McNew/AFP/Getty Images)On Sunday, after a third of the all-male board of his namesake production company resigned, Mr. Weinstein was fired.

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“There were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances,” she said. “He will not be available for further comments, as he is taking the time to focus on his family, on getting counseling and rebuilding his life.”“Weinstein doesn’t want to share the costs of the movie or trade half an interest in a Miramax film; instead, his partners, this studio head said, feel “raped” — a word often invoked by those dealing with him.”

Kendall, 48, was told Weinstein had to stop off in his apartment to pick something up after a screening in 1993

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The disgraced production poohbah said he hopes one day the pair can reconcile.Variety she was once propositioned by Weinstein in the early 2000s when she met him to discuss being cast in one of his movies.

Cara Delevingne claims Harvey Weinstein tried to make her kiss another woman

She has now publicly accused Weinstein of raping her. He has denied all allegations of non-consensual sex.Posted on October 11, 2017 at 7:50pm EDT

Cara Delevingne claims Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed her

Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Others Say Weinstein Harassed Them
Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Others Say Weinstein Harassed Them
Harvey Weinstein in a London hotel. Dix, who was 22 at the time, described the alleged assault as “the single most damaging thing that’s happened in my life”.“I am profoundly devastated. I have lost my wife and kids, whom I love more than anything else,” he said of his sorrow at Georgina Chapman pulling the plug on their marriage.

“He asked us to kiss,” Ms. Delevingne wrote, adding that she had quickly got up and tried to leave. “He walked me to the door and stood in front of it and tried to kiss me on the lips,” she said, describing feelings of guilt because she later secured a part in one of his films.

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Mira Sorvino, who starred in several of Weinstein’s films, found herself in his hotel room at the Toronto international film festival in 1995. “He started massaging my shoulders, which made me very uncomfortable, and then tried to get more physical, sort of chasing me around,” the Mighty Aphrodite star told The New Yorker. She said she had managed to leave.We’re interested in your feedback on this page. Tell us what you think.

Money often serves as a rationale for some of the industry’s noxiousness, including its sexism and racism: We can’t hire women, blacks, etc., because they don’t sell. Outsiders tend to see the industry as liberal, and while insiders do promote progressive causes, the business hews to a fundamental conservatism. This conservatism shapes its story recycling, its exploitation of women (and men) and its preservation of a male-dominated, racially homogeneous system. Despite pressure, including from the likes of Ava DuVernay and Lena Dunham, the industry resists change. Those in power don’t see an upside in ceding it.View all New York Times newsletters.From the women he allegedly abused, to the associates who allegedly knew about his behavior all along but stayed silent, to the A-list actors and actresses who depend on him for their career-making roles, many of the biggest Tinseltown titans are wondering what their lives — and show business itself —  will look like in a post-Weinstein town.

So Carr’s piece portrays Weinstein as a charismatic and terrifying bully, but doesn’t make a direct reference to any claims of sexual harassment or attacks.The veteran actor included that while he’s a stranger to the longtime studio head and has never worked alongside him, somehow ‘it all just sort of fits.’

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But with the explosive allegations from some of the film world’s biggest stars, accusing Weinstein of rape, sexual harassment and more, it appears the movie mogul is gearing up to face a multi-million-dollar lawsuit.Peter Biskind, a former editor at the film magazine Premiere, tried to investigate Mr. Weinstein back in 1991, but writes that Miramax threatened to pull its advertising, adding, “the next thing I knew, Harvey was writing columns for Premiere and I was his editor.” Over the years, Mr. Weinstein’s grip on soft-bellied entertainment news media remained firm partly because it was mutually advantageous. And, as he rose, he supported women who supported him. In 2007, he presented a Crystal Award — given by Women in Film — to Renée Zellweger, a star of Miramax titles like “Chicago.”
Something has, since we never used to speak of these things at all. Yet much has not. After moving ever so briefly and slightly toward recognizing these realities, we’ve lately taken three steps back. Trump with his checkered history on these issues is in the White House. And his administration’s emphasis on due process for college students accused of sexual assault has unfortunately refueled old attitudes about false accusations and victim blaming. In a statement to the New York Times following the original report, Mr Weinstein said: “I appreciate the way I’ve behaved with colleagues in the past has caused a lot of pain, and I sincerely apologize for it. Though I’m trying to do better, I know I have a long way to go.” He also said he was working with therapists to “deal with this issue head on”. His wife of 10 years, British designer Georgina Chapman, said on Tuesday that she was leaving him.

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Hynes said she was invited to audition for Weinstein when she was 19 – in a bikini. She said she refused to wear the skimpy item – and lost the job.“I wish I had spoken up sooner,” she wrote. “I wish I hadn’t thought this type of behavior was normal at the time. I wish I had thought there was something, anything, I could do to stop him from hurting women all these years.
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