Wednesday, 18 October, 2017

Disgraced Producer Harvey Weinstein Out from BAFTA Due to Sexual Assault Allegations

NYPD to Re-Examine Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Probe, Sources Say Harvey Weinstein Says 'I'm Not Doing OK' Amid Sexual Misconduct Scandal
Theodore Harris | 13 October, 2017, 00:30

MORE: Harvey Weinstein accused of sexual harassment in 2008 by former screenwriterBeckinsale continued, adding that she said "no to him professionally many times over the years". MORE: Celebs slam "disgusting" Harvey Weinstein amid assault allegationsIn her social media post, Beckinsale said Weinstein opened the door to his room wearing a bathrobe.

To address any lingering concern about Harvey Weinstein's behaviour, Maerov said he successfully pushed a new code of conduct at the company that included a detailed description of sexual harassment.

The Times also said that last week Weinstein sent members of the company board an email saying they knew about those payoffs.

Paltrow is one of dozens of women coming forward this week to accuse Weinstein of sexual misconduct, telling the New York Times that the movie mogul made unwanted advances towards her in a hotel room when she was 22.

Beckinsale said she left "uneasy but unscathed" after declining alcohol and saying she had school in the morning.

"We really did what I think the law obligates us to do - focus on the evidence and the facts that we had", Vance said Wednesday. About a week later she was told by a Weinstein assistant she didn't get the job because she was an actor.

Beckinsale recalls that a few years later Weinstein asked her if he had tried anything with her at the first meeting. And I got the part although I didn't give him what he wanted, but I didn't say anything.

Beckinsale calls for a new paradigm in the industry and says "let's stop allowing our young women to be sexual cannon fodder".

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Seth MacFarlane has also come out to explain the story behind a joke he made at Weinstein's expense during the announcement of Academy Award nominations.

Rose McGowan, another accuser, called for the board of the Weinstein Company to be dissolved following the allegations against its co-founder.

Weinstein, 65, has denied all charges, according to a statement from his spokeswoman Sallie Hofmeister.

She ended her monologue with this: "Listen up, creeps of Hollywood, we know who you are".

At least three women who spoke to the New Yorker said they had been raped by Weinstein, who has maintained that he believed all the encounters were consensual.

NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce has told the Special Victims Division to go back and try to interview other potential victims of Weinstein's - two days after the New Yorker reported that three women have claimed the famed director sexually assaulted them, sources said. Pierre Lescure, president of the Cannes Film Festival, said in a statement: "These actions point to a pattern of behavior that merits only the clearest and most unequivocal condemnation".

The New York Police Department on Thursday said it was conducting a review to determine if there are any other complaints against Weinstein in the agency's jurisdiction.

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