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Woody Allen ‘sad’ for Harvey Weinstein over sexual assault allegations


Woody Allen has said he is “sad” for Harvey Weinstein as the producer faces numerous allegations of sexual assault. The filmmaker said he had heard rumours but not “these horror stories” after a number of women came forward to accuse Weinstein of assault. Weinstein was voted off the board behind the Oscars on Saturday as a result of the allegations. Allen faced ...

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More women accuse Harvey Weinstein of rape


Two more women have accused Harvey Weinstein of raping them as the top Hollywood producer finds himself increasingly shunned by his peers. British actress Lysette Anthony says he attacked her at her London home in the late 1980s while another, unidentified woman says she was raped in 1992. The organisation behind the Oscars has voted to expel Weinstein and his ...

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US and UK police launch investigations into Harvey Weinstein


US and UK police have launched investigations into sexual assault allegations against the 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 Met Police has received an allegation of sexual assault in the London area in the 1980s. Weinstein has “unequivocally denied” ...

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Harvey Weinstein’s wife leaves him


The wife of producer Harvey Weinstein has said she is leaving him following allegations of sexual harassment from a string of actresses. Georgina Chapman, 41, described Weinstein’s actions as “unforgivable”. Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow are the latest women to come forward. Both said the incidents happened early in their careers. On Tuesday, Weinstein also denied allegations of rape made ...

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Meryl Streep, Dame Judi Dench speak out about Harvey Weinstein


Meryl Streep and other Hollywood stars have spoken out against producer Harvey Weinstein in the wake of the sexual harassment claims that saw him being fired by his own company. Streep told the Huffington Post she was “appalled” by the “disgraceful” news. She went on to praise “the intrepid women who raised their voices to expose this abuse”, calling them “heroes”. Dame Judi ...

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Harvey Weinstein sacked after sexual harassment claims


Harvey Weinstein, the film producer accused of sexually harassing female employees for nearly three decades, has been fired by the board of his company. The Weinstein Company directors said that “in light of new information about misconduct”, they had terminated Mr Weinstein’s employment “effective immediately”. The statement was issued on Sunday by Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard Koenigsberg and Tarak ...

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Hollywood reacts to Harvey Weinstein abuse claims


Leading Hollywood figures have reacted to the New York Times’ article on sexual harassment allegations made against film producer Harvey Weinstein. The article reported he had reached at least eight settlements with women. Girls creator Lena Dunham thanked one of its writers “for pushing past [a] flimsy but firm veil of secrecy”. Weinstein has disputed the newspaper report that claimed ...

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