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22 Jul 2021
Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sexual assault in a Los Angeles County courtroom Wednesday. Weinstein, 69, was arraigned in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on four counts of rape and seven other sexual assault counts related to alleged assaults dating back to 2004. He appeared in…
14 Sep 2020
Disgraced Harvey Weinstein is set to be stripped of his honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) award by the British government this week following his conviction for rape. The American film producer, who was sentenced to 23 years in prison by a US court earlier this year, is expected to lose…
5 Jul 2020
Tears… what type of tears has been shed this week? With all the drama and revelations that filled up the week, it is not surprising that tears of joy quickly turned to pain for some. Here is a rundown of the week: African Giants While Wizkid won the BET Her Award for his feature on…
1 Jul 2020
Women who suffered sexual misconduct and workplace harassment by convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein are set to receive almost $19 million as part of a class-action lawsuit, New York's attorney general announced Tuesday. The payments, which need to be approved by two courts, are the result of a lawsuit brought against the ex-film mogul, who is…
13 Jun 2020
Harvey Weinstein has been reported to suffer from an acute genital infection known as Fournier's gangrene. Comments about the former movie mogul's 'deformed' genitalia had first been put to public attention during his rape trial earlier this year. This was made public by some of Weinstein's accusers. Accuser Jessica Mann said she had thought Weinstein…
10 Apr 2020
Harvey Weinstein is coronavirus-free more than three weeks after being diagnosed with the deadly illness. The convicted rapist overcame symptoms of the disease, including a cough and fever, and was released from his 14-day quarantine, Daily Mail reports. “As of now, it’s been 14 days since reports of concern from people inside the prison, and…
23 Mar 2020
Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, US media reported Sunday. Weinstein, 68, is in prison in northern New York state after being sentenced to 23 years in jail for rape and sexual assault. The fallen film producer's diagnosis was first reported Sunday evening by local paper the Niagara Gazette.…
11 Mar 2020
Two weeks after he was convicted of rape and sexual assault, Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison by a New York judge on Wednesday. The sentencing marked a major milestone in the #MeToo movement, which gained momentum after several women went public with their complaints against Weinstein. Presiding Judge James Burke…
25 Feb 2020
In continuation of the #metooera movement, a Manhattan jury has found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual abuse but acquitted him of the most serious charges. The mixed verdict means the former Hollywood producer will likely spend time in prison. This conviction will be a source of vindication for the ladies who came out…
24 Jan 2020
Harvey Weinstein was a "seasoned" sexual predator and rapist who abused his power as a movie-producing titan to prey on vulnerable aspiring actresses, prosecutors said Wednesday as his trial heard from its first witness. Weinstein, wearing a dark suit, shook his head as New York Assistant District Attorney Meghan Hast painted a picture of a…
Harvey Weinsten
16 Dec 2019
Disgraced film producer, Harvey Weinstein who is currently facing multiple charges of sexual assault and misconduct has described himself as the "forgotten man" who no one remembers what he did for female filmmakers, The 67-year-old whose trial is due to go on trial next month also complains that his work has been "eviscerated" since he…
12 Dec 2019
Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has reached a $25 million settlement with dozens of women who accused him of sexual misconduct, one of the women's lawyers told AFP on Wednesday.


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