NYPD to Re-Examine Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Probe, Sources Say

Ruben Ruiz
October 13, 2017

The Weinstein Company has launched an internal probe over sexual harassment claims against co-chairman Harvey Weinstein, confirming he has taken an "indefinite" leave of absence.

The statement acknowledged that accusers often speak out at and face great professional and emotional risk. Obama since said he was "disgusted" and Clinton that she was "appalled" by the alleged acts.

"I think everyone needs to stop, I think it's wrong", she added.

'I thought he was going to fire me, ' she told the paper. He said he assumed they involved consensual affairs because Harvey Weinstein had insinuated that he was a philanderer.

"At first he started talking about career stuff, and how he wanted to fly me to NY and give me a role in Sarah Jessica Parker's new film", Barth recalled on CNN's New Day morning show. London's Metropolitan police force said it had received an allegation of sexual assault from the Merseyside force in northwest England. It says the claim will be assessed by detectives from the sexual offenses team.

British police do not identify suspects who have not been charged.

Marking International Day of the Girl, the 45-year-old actress posted a selfie with her eldest child, 13, and wrote a heartfelt caption paying tribute to the teen. The actress said a few years later, Weinstein asked her if he had "tried anything" with her in that first meeting at the Savoy. And I got the part although I didn't give him what he wanted, but I didn't say anything. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has schedule a special meeting on Saturday, when its board of governors will decide how to respond to the allegations against Weinstein.

Boies said that at the time of the contract negotiations, he was aware of three or four settlements with women.

The actress, 44, tweeted a link to the campaign on website ipetitions.com and said: "Join me in supporting this important cause at iPetitions".

Weinstein's lawyer Lisa Bloom announces her resignation, saying she understand that "Mr Weinstein and his board are moving toward an agreement".

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Hachette and the book publishing arm of the Weinstein Company had a co-publishing arrangement that included works by Dick Van Dyke, Larry King and Tim Russert. The staff of Weinstein, which had released around 10 books a years, will be folded into Hachette Books.

Meanwhile, New York City police told the AP on Thursday that investigators are reviewing old files to see if any women previously reported assaults.

The department is also encouraging anyone with information to come forward.

A New York Times piece published earlier this week accused Weistein of abusing multiple women, something the producer has categorically denied.

The actress is one of dozens of women accusing movie exec Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct. It describes the allegations against Weinstein as "repugnant" and "abhorrent". Unsurprisingly, Bob and Glasser declined to comment on the update.

McGowan also recently called Ben Affleck "a liar" on Twitter and suggested the actor knew about Weinstein's conduct.

"A second chance, I hope", Weinstein said in a video shot Wednesday outside daughter Lily Weinstein's Los Angeles home obtained by ABC News.

She ended her monologue with this: "Listen up, creeps of Hollywood, we know who you are".

He concludes with an obscenity-laced remark. Fallout from the numerous allegations against Weinstein continued Thursday, with the leaders of the Cannes film festival expressing dismay at the accusations. "We can from this create a new paradigm where producers, managers, executives and assistants and everyone who has in the past shrugged and said "well, that's just Harvey/Mr X/insert name here" will realize that we in numbers can affect real change", she said.

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