Friday, October 20, 2017

Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment

In this Jan. 8, 2017 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif.

LONDON (AP) — The British Film Institute stripped disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of its highest honor Thursday, saying his alleged “appalling conduct” stands in opposition to the organization’s values. Weinstein was awarded a BFI Fellowship in 2002 for his contribution ...
Reese Witherspoon arrives at the 24th annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards at the Four Seasons Hotel Beverly Hills on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Los Angeles.

BY PATRICK MAIRS Oscar winners Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Lawrence used their speeches at a Hollywood event honoring women to detail experiences of assault and harassment at the hands of directors and producers and pledged to do more to stop ...
In this March 28, 2005 file photo, "Sin City" co-director Robert Rodriguez, center, poses with Miramax co-founders Harvey, left, and Bob Weinstein at the Los Angeles premiere.

BY FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK (AP) — The brother of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and co-founder of the company that now finds itself in crisis says he’s in “a waking nightmare” and had no idea “the type of predator” ...
In this April 15, 2015 file photo, Rose McGowan arrives at the LA Premiere Of "DIOR & I" held at the Leo S. Bing Theatre on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

BY JAKE COYLE NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter on Thursday restored Rose McGowan’s account after temporarily suspending it and causing an outcry it had muted one of the central figures in the allegations against Harvey Weinstein. The episode, Twitter said ...
In this Aug. 2, 2017 file photo, fashion designers Keren Craig, left, and Georgina Chapman, co-founders of Marchesa, attend a special screening of "Wind River", in New York.

BY LEANNE ITALIE NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig are two fashion swans worthy of the red carpet gowns they create for A-list stars. So exactly how will their dramatic luxury brand Marchesa fare in the ...
In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, actress Lindsay Lohan appears at the opening night of the Lohan Nightclub in Athens, Greece.

Actress Lindsay Lohan says she feels “very bad” for Harvey Weinstein, who was fired by the company he co-founded amid decades of allegations of sexual harassment. Lohan made the comments in a since-deleted Instagram video Tuesday. The video was captured ...
In this June 5, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in Baltimore.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton said Tuesday she was “shocked and appalled” by the revelations about disgraced movie titan Harvey Weinstein, while former President Barack Obama said he and his wife, Michelle, were “disgusted.” Weinstein faces multiple allegations of sexual ...
In this March 18, 2014, file photo, Ashley Judd arrives at the world premiere of "Divergent" at the Westwood Regency Village Theater in Los Angeles.

BY LINDSEY BAHR LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hollywood establishment, slow to react to the initial sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, began speaking out against him more forcefully Monday after the powerful studio boss was fired by his own ...
In this Nov. 8, 2013, file photo, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, left, Oscar-winning actress Whoopie Goldberg, second from right, and actress Blake Lively, right, listen to then-first lady Michelle Obama as she speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, at a workshop for high school students about careers in film.

BY ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and potential 2020 presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren among them, are starting to give charities thousands of dollars in donations they had received from disgraced Hollywood titan ...
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