Tag: Weinstein, Harvey

New Musical by Weinstein Accuser Set for Screening

A new musical co-written by a lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein will be screened for a live audience at Barrington Stage Company next month, with a cast and creative team that includes notable names like Susan Stroman, Diane Warren and Tony Yazbeck. Louisette Geiss, a former screenwriter who […]

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Harvey Weinstein Faces Six Additional Sexual Assault Charges in Los Angeles

Harvey Weinstein, the once powerful movie mogul who was sentenced in March to 23 years in prison for sex crimes, has been charged with six additional counts of forcible sexual assault in Los Angeles, the authorities said on Friday. Jackie Lacey, the Los Angeles County district attorney, said the charges stemmed from incidents that happened […]

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The 22-Year-Old Force Behind Egypt’s Growing #MeToo Movement

CAIRO — Nadeen Ashraf had a burning secret. Earlier this summer, an anonymous Instagram page that named and shamed a man accused of being a notorious sexual harasser at Egypt’s most prestigious university was causing a sensation among her friends. Unknown to them, she was running it. The experiment started, in a flash of fury, […]

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Ashley Judd Can Sue Harvey Weinstein for Sexual Harassment, Court Rules

The actress Ashley Judd can proceed with a sexual harassment claim as part of a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, the movie mogul imprisoned for sex crimes and a focus of the #MeToo movement, an appeals court ruled on Wednesday. A three-judge panel of United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena, Calif., […]

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Judge Upends Harvey Weinstein Settlement, Questioning Its Approach

A federal judge on Tuesday upended a $25 million proposed civil settlement between Harvey Weinstein, his former film company, and dozens of women who have accused him of sexual harassment and misconduct. In a contentious Tuesday morning hearing, Judge Alvin Hellerstein of the Southern District of New York denied a motion for preliminary approval of […]

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He Beat Trump and Weinstein. Why Is This D.A.’s Standing Still Shaky?

He just won a landmark victory in the Supreme Court over President Trump that paved the way for prosecutors to obtain the president’s tax returns. In February, he won a conviction against Harvey Weinstein in perhaps the biggest criminal case to arise from the #MeToo movement. So why isn’t Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the Manhattan […]

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