US News Harvey Weinstein responds to sexual harassment claims

13:55  06 october  2017
13:55  06 october  2017 Source:   digitalspy.com

Film producer Harvey Weinstein ousted from Weinstein Co.

  Film producer Harvey Weinstein ousted from Weinstein Co. NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein, the sharp-elbowed movie producer whose combative reign in Hollywood made him an Academy Awards regular, was terminated from The Weinstein Company on Sunday following an expose that detailed decades of sexual abuse allegations made against Weinstein by actresses and employees.In a statement, the company's board of directors announced his termination Sunday night, capping the swift downfall of one of Hollywood's most powerful producers and expelling him from the company he co-created.

UPDATED: Harvey Weinstein responded via a spokesperson Wednesday evening to Salma Hayek’s allegations of sexual harassment and verbal abuse. In an essay published in The New York Times, titled “ Harvey Weinstein Is My Monster Too,” the actress claimed Weinstein sexually harassed her

Harvey Weinstein is taking a leave of absence from The Weinstein Company film studio after The New York Times published a report detailing decades of sexual harassment allegations against him. Story continues below. Weinstein is also speaking publicly about the allegations.

Ashley Judd and others allege historic harassment against mega-producer Harvey Weinstein © Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Ashley Judd and others allege historic harassment against mega-producer Harvey Weinstein Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has spoken out about the sexual harassment claims made against him in a shock New York Times article.

Yesterday (October 5), the Times reported allegations that Weinstein had quietly settled numerous claims of sexual harassment or unwanted physical contact over the last three decades.

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Harvey Weinstein responded to Salma Hayek’s sexual harassment claims on Wednesday, December 13,— find out what he said. A spokesperson for Harvey Weinstein responded to Hayek’s allegations of on Wednesday evening.

And now in his first interview since the allegations were made public, Weinstein has admitted to "a whole way of behaviour that is not good", but also hit out at what he deems to be "conjecture" in the Times' reporting.

  Harvey Weinstein responds to sexual harassment claims © Provided by Digital Spy Talking to Page Six, the long-time Hollywood influencer said that he "bears responsibility" for his actions but is still launching legal action against the New York Times.

"The reason I am suing is because of the Times' inability to be honest with me, and their reckless reporting. They told me lies. They made assumptions," he said.

"The Times had a deal with us that they would tell us about the people they had on the record in the story, so we could respond appropriately, but they didn't live up to the bargain."

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WATCH: Harvey Weinstein facing sexual harassment accusations. The Times‘ report claimed Weinstein has been accused of sexually harassing women in the film industry for almost three decades and another discovery, according to the investigative findings, were (at least) eight

He added that wife Georgina Chapman (pictured below) and attorney Lisa Bloom will now be helping him "to be a better human being and to apologise to people for [his] bad behaviour, to say [he's] sorry, and to absolutely mean it".

  Harvey Weinstein responds to sexual harassment claims © Provided by Digital Spy

Weinstein continued: "In the past I used to compliment people, and some took it as me being sexual, I won't do that again.

"I have got to change, I've got to grow, I've got to deal with my personality, I've got to work on my temper, I have got to dig deep.

"I am going to fix myself, I am going to fix how I deal with women and how I deal with my temper and power."

  Harvey Weinstein responds to sexual harassment claims © Provided by Digital Spy

Referencing actress Ashley Judd, who has claimed on record that she was inappropriately propositioned by a bathrobe-clad Weinstein, Harvey suggested that she was "going through a tough time".

He told the publication: "I know Ashley Judd is going through a tough time right now. I read her book in which she talks about being the victim of sexual abuse and depression as a child.

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"Her life story was brutal, and I have to respect her. In a year from now I am going to reach out to her."

For its part, the New York Times remains "confident in the accuracy" of its story, with a spokesperson saying: "Mr Weinstein was aware and able to respond to specific allegations in our story before publication. In fact, we published his response in full."

Slideshow: Harvey Weinstein's opulent Hollywood career (USA Today)

Harvey Weinstein was hit with allegations of almost three decades of sexual harassment Thursday in the 'New York Times.' The mega-producer has long been part of the Hollywood elite. Here, he poses with Sienna Miller at a dinner in 2009. Harvey Weinstein's opulent Hollywood career

'There was one Irish broadcaster who would sit beside you and remove his clothes below the waist' .
'There was one Irish broadcaster who would sit beside you and remove his clothes below the waist'The co-founder of the Communications Clinic joined a long line of high profile women who have shed light on abuses by powerful men in the wake of allegations against the disgraced producer.

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