October 13, 2017 6:36 AM Police launch Harvey Weinstein investigation after fourth rape allegation
New York - The case against Harvey Weinstein took on an international dimension on Thursday, with police in New York and Britain launching investigations - while a fourth woman accused the movie mogul of rape. An avalanche of claims of sexual harassment, assault and rape by the hugely influential Hollywood producer have surfaced since the publication 269
October 13, 2017 1:51 AM NYC, London police taking fresh look at Weinstein claims
NEW YORK — Police detectives in New York City and London are taking a fresh look into sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein now that some 30 women have accused the Hollywood film producer of inappropriate conduct. New York Police Department spokesman Peter Donald said Thursday that investigators are reviewing police files to see if anyone 133
October 12, 2017 11:10 PM Is sexual harassment Hollywood's dirty big secret?
Dana Brunetti has produced a number of big films over the years: “Captain Phillips,” “The Social Network,” “Fifty Shades of Grey.” But he’s never liked to tell people that he’s a movie producer. “I hate telling people I’m a producer because of the stereotype,” Brunetti said. “Because of the ick factor of hitting on girls and ‘I can get you a role in a movie 127
October 12, 2017 6:15 PM How Hollywood’s casting couch culture may have contributed to Weinstein's alleged behavior
The casting couch has long been a cliche in Hollywood, but in the past week, it's become clear just how real, pervasive and menacing it can be. "The casting couch has a long history in Hollywood and it is real even today," Martha M. Lauzen, the executive director for the Center for the Study of Women in Television, Film & New Media at San Diego State 142
October 12, 2017 4:51 PM Harvey Weinstein: US and UK police launch investigations
Police in the US and UK have launched investigations into allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein. The New York Police Department is looking into an allegation dating from 2004 and is reviewing whether there are any additional complaints. London's Metropolitan Police has received an allegation of sexual assault in the London area in the 1980s. Weinstein 133
October 12, 2017 3:01 PM Rose McGowan blocked from Twitter after tweeting about Harvey Weinstein and Ben Affleck
As a growing number of women accuse Harvey Weinstein of predatory behavior, actress Rose McGowan has used Twitter account to rally support for the women like her who are now naming themselves as his victims. On the flip side of that support was her Twitter wrath toward Ben Affleck, who released a statement denouncing Weinstein this week. “You lie,” she said in one tweet 161
October 12, 2017 12:19 PM Harvey Weinstein: Did everyone really know?
When actor Seth MacFarlane announced the Oscar nominations for best supporting actress in 2013, he cracked a now infamous joke: "Congratulations, you five ladies no longer have to pretend to be attracted to Harvey Weinstein." At the time, it was a rare public reference to what has since become a very public scandal. And it is a telling sign that Weinstein's 150
October 12, 2017 11:34 AM These Are the Women Who Have Accused Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Harassment and Assault
It has been less than a week since The New York Times published its explosive report about Harvey Weinstein, and already 28 women have stepped forward with allegations about his sexual misconduct. Many of their allegations are similar: they say that Weinstein invited them to a private room, where he either asked for a naked massage or sexually assaulted 146
October 12, 2017 9:34 AM Rose McGowan temporarily blocked from Twitter after Weinstein tweets
The actress settled undisclosed claims against the Hollywood mogul in 1997 Actress Rose McGowan has been temporarily blocked from Twitter after denouncing the film producer Harvey Weinstein and his collaborators. Reports by The New York Times and the New Yorker published over the last week allege that Weinstein raped three women and sexually assaulted 109
October 12, 2017 1:28 AM How Did NBC Miss Out on a Harvey Weinstein Exposé?
Mr. Farrow’s 8,000-word article concerned 13 women, several of whom went on the record to accuse Mr. Weinstein of sexual harassment, assault and rape. The story, published on Tuesday, went online days after the publication of the first of two investigative articles by The New York Times on Mr. Weinstein, who was fired from the Weinstein Company on Sunday 187