The Weinstein Company Knew About Harvey's Settlements With Victims For YEARS!

Marie Harrington
October 13, 2017

"In fact, it's one of the easiest things I don't do".

With Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct allegations dominating the news cycle, Samantha Bee has some profound and easy-to-follow "business advice" for men who don't want to find themselves accused of misconduct.

She ended up getting cast in The Weinstein Co.'s 2017 film, "Tulip Fever".

After a report in The New York Times last week detailing some of the accusations, the board of Weinstein's own film studio, The Weinstein Co., fired him Sunday.

NY police investigated him in 2015 when a 22-year-old Italian actress and model reported he had groped her, and she was sent into a meeting with him wearing a wire that picked up the now-infamous snippet of conversation from a hotel hallway.

British media say London police are investigating a sexual assault allegation against Harvey Weinstein.

On Wednesday, model and actress Cara Delevingne posted on Instagram that Weinstein, during a meeting, asked her to kiss another woman and then attempted to kiss her as she tried to leave.

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.

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Boies said that at the time of the contract negotiations, he was aware of three or four settlements with women. He said he assumed they involved consensual affairs because Harvey Weinstein had insinuated that he was a philanderer.

Weinstein has denied any nonconsensual sexual conduct with any women.

"Mr. Weinstein obviously can't speak to anonymous allegations, but with respect to any women who have made allegations on the record, Mr. Weinstein believes that all of these relationships were consensual", a statement from his representative to The New Yorker said.

Authorities in NY and London are looking into possible criminal sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

The Weinstein Company says it takes the allegations "extremely seriously" and is launching an inquiry.

"I feel very bad for Harvey Weinstein right now", Lohan told her followers from a hotel in Dubai, according to The Independent.

"I told him I was never going to trade sexual favors to advance my career and I was under the impression that this was a career meeting", she said.

Pierre Lescure, the festival president, and general delegate Thierry Fremaux, wrote in a joint statement: "These actions point to a pattern of behavior that merits only the clearest and most unequivocal condemnation".

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