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Harvey Weinstein: American former film producer
Harvey Weinstein is an American former film producer and alleged sex offender. He and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax, which produced several successful independent films, including Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), The Crying Game (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Heavenly Creatures (1994), Flirting with Disaster (1996), and Shakespeare in Love (1998). Weinstein won an Academy Award for producing Shakespeare in Love, and seven Tony Awards for plays and musicals, including The Producers, Billy Elliot the Musical, and August: Osage County. After leaving Miramax, Weinstein and his brother Bob founded The Weinstein Company, a mini-major film studio. He was co-chairman, alongside Bob, from 2005 to 2017.

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Weinstein trial revives #MeToo, a hashtag with movement's longevity

The Harvey Weinstein rape trial opened in January with celebrity appearances, noisy protests and graphic accounts of alleged assaults - and a spike in usage of the #MeToo hashtag that has become..
Reuters - Published

Harvey Weinstein jury selection: bias, big data and 'likes'

When lawyers in the Harvey Weinstein rape trial question potential jurors on Thursday, they may already know who has used the #MeToo hashtag on Twitter or criticized victims of sexual harassment in a..
Reuters - Published

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Johnny Depp looking to quash Amber Heard's subpoena on Weinstein Company [Video]Johnny Depp looking to quash Amber Heard's subpoena on Weinstein Company

Johnny Depp filed a petition on Friday to quash a subpoena filed by his ex-wife Amber Heard, which would force The Weinstein Company to turn over details on the actor's dealings with Harvey Weinstein.

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Weinstein Considered Victims 'Disposable' [Video]Weinstein Considered Victims 'Disposable'

(Newser) – Harvey Weinstein considered himself such a Hollywood big shot that he thought he could get away with treating aspiring actresses like "complete disposables," Assistant District Attorney..

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Harvey Weinstein attorney attacks r*pe accusers in court wrap-up [Video]Harvey Weinstein attorney attacks r*pe accusers in court wrap-up

Harvey Weinstein's defence attorney targeted his r*pe accusers as fame-chasers in closing arguments on Thursday.

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Weinstein's lawyer: 'His fight now lies in your hands' [Video]Weinstein's lawyer: 'His fight now lies in your hands'

A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein told a New York jury on Thursday that they were the "last line of defense" against an "overzealous prosecution," as Weinstein's weeks-long rape trial comes to a close...

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Weinstein won't testify in rape trial; defense rests [Video]Weinstein won't testify in rape trial; defense rests

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial, his lawyers said on Tuesday as they rested their case. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Weinstein witness says accuser called him 'spiritual soulmate' [Video]Weinstein witness says accuser called him 'spiritual soulmate'

A former friend of Jessica Mann, one of the accusers in the Harvey Weinstein rape trial, told jurors on Monday that Mann did not show any signs of distress on the day the former Hollywood producer..

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Weinstein: 'Sometimes Doesn't Know' When Sex 'Consensual' [Video]Weinstein: 'Sometimes Doesn't Know' When Sex 'Consensual'

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images New documents obtained by The New York Times from a 1988 sexual assault settlement reveal Harvey Weinstein previously admitted he didn't always understand consent..

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Woman Testifies That Weinstein Masturbated In Front Of Her [Video]Woman Testifies That Weinstein Masturbated In Front Of Her

A woman testified at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial of how he masturbated in front of her. She recounted Weinstein trapping her in a hotel bathroom and masturbating while groping her breasts. The..

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Harvey Weinstein accused of pressuring actresses into threesome [Video]Harvey Weinstein accused of pressuring actresses into threesome

Harvey Weinstein's r*pe accuser Jessica Mann was left "crying in the fetal position on the ground" after she was allegedly pressured into having a threesome with another actress, a court has heard.

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Harvey Weinstein's alleged rape victim accused of lying [Video]Harvey Weinstein's alleged rape victim accused of lying

One of the women at the centre of Harvey Weinstein's s*xual assault trial has been accused of repeatedly lying to the producer in a bid to exploit his Hollywood connections.

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Accuser says Harvey Weinstein raped her [Video]Accuser says Harvey Weinstein raped her

A one-time aspiring actress told a Manhattan jury on Friday that Harvey Weinstein raped her in a hotel room while she was in an "extremely degrading" relationship with the movie producer. Yahaira..

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Weinstein Accuser Expected To Testify About Rape [Video]Weinstein Accuser Expected To Testify About Rape

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A onetime aspiring actress who prosecutors say maintained a relationship with Harvey Weinstein after he raped her because she felt “trapped” is expected to testify against the..

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Harvey Weinstein hired former Mossad agents to try and quash New York Times expose [Video]Harvey Weinstein hired former Mossad agents to try and quash New York Times expose

Harvey Weintstein reportedly hired top private detectives in a desperate bid to bury the 2017 New York Times expose outing him as an alleged s*xual predator.

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Harvey Weinstein name-dropped Charlize Theron and Salma Hayek to s*x assault accuser [Video]Harvey Weinstein name-dropped Charlize Theron and Salma Hayek to s*x assault accuser

Harvey Weinstein apparently boasted about the role s*xual favours allegedly played in Charlize Theron and Salma Hayek's careers to then aspiring actress Dawn Dunning when he tried to persuade her to..

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Weinstein trial: Accuser Mimi Haleyi gives graphic account of alleged assault [Video]Weinstein trial: Accuser Mimi Haleyi gives graphic account of alleged assault

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Harvey Weinstein Accuser Said He Forced Oral Sex On Her [Video]Harvey Weinstein Accuser Said He Forced Oral Sex On Her

A woman charging Harvey Weinstein with sexual assault testified in front of a jury. She said the Hollywood producer forced oral sex on her in his New York City home in 2006. Weinstein pleaded not..

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Actress Rosie Perez backs up Sciorra account in Weinstein rape trial [Video]Actress Rosie Perez backs up Sciorra account in Weinstein rape trial

Actress Rosie Perez took the stand in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein on Friday to bolster the account of friend and fellow actress Annabella Sciorra, who said she was raped by the former Hollywood..

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Weinstein: Rosie Perez Backs Up Sciorra Account [Video]Weinstein: Rosie Perez Backs Up Sciorra Account

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actress Rosie Perez took the stand in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein on Friday to bolster the account of friend and fellow actress Annabella Sciorra, who said she was raped by..

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Annabella Sciorra recounts alleged Harvey Weinstein r*pe ordeal in court [Video]Annabella Sciorra recounts alleged Harvey Weinstein r*pe ordeal in court

The Sopranos star Annabella Sciorra thought she was suffering a seizure after Harvey Weinstein allegedly r*ped her in her apartment.

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"I tried to fight" -Actress Sciorra on Weinstein [Video]"I tried to fight" -Actress Sciorra on Weinstein

Actress Annabella Sciorra testified on Thursday that Harvey Weinstein violently raped her more than 25 years ago in her apartment as prosecutors began making their sexual assault case against the..

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Actress Annabella Sciorra arrives for testimony in Weinstein rape trial [Video]Actress Annabella Sciorra arrives for testimony in Weinstein rape trial

Actress Annabella Sciorra arrived at a New York criminal court on Thursday where she is set to testify in Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's trial.

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Prosecutors say 'Harvey Weinstein abused Hollywood power to become serial sexual predator' [Video]Prosecutors say 'Harvey Weinstein abused Hollywood power to become serial sexual predator'

Prosecutors alleged during the opening statements Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial, that he abused his position as the "powerbroker of Hollywood" for decades to prey on "naive and inexperienced" women.

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Prosecutor paints Weinstein as 'a rapist' [Video]Prosecutor paints Weinstein as 'a rapist'

Harvey Weinstein abused his status as a Hollywood power broker to lure young women into violent sexual attacks, a New York prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday as the former film producer's rape trial..

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Judge refuses to remove himself after Weinstein's lawyers claim bias

Denying he was biased, the judge in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial on Thursday refused to remove himself from the case, rejecting an accusation by the former film producers' lawyers.
Reuters - Published

Will having a lead female defense attorney help Harvey Weinstein? The jury is out

When Donna Rotunno agreed to represent former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein as lead defense attorney in his New York rape trial, she believed that her gender could prove to be an asset in the..
Reuters - Published

Dozens excused from Weinstein jury as lawyers seek judge's removal

Dozens of potential jurors were excused on Wednesday from serving in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, as the former movie producer's lawyers accused the judge presiding over the trial of bias.
Reuters - Published

Judge excuses dozens of New Yorkers from serving on Weinstein rape trial jury

Dozens of potential jurors were excused Tuesday from serving in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, including two women who said they had been assaulted in the past and one who said a close friend had..
Reuters - Published

More potential jurors called to New York court for Weinstein rape trial

Dozens of potential jurors filed into a Manhattan courtroom on Wednesday morning for former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, as the process of selecting impartial New Yorkers to decide..
Reuters - Published

Harvey Weinstein to hear new sexual assault allegations against him today, additional accusations likely to further weaken defence

Fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, indicted over two sexual assault allegations, is to be informed of new allegations against him Monday that could delay his trial and complicate his defense.
Firstpost - Published

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