Gwyneth Paltrow: Harvey Weinstein lied about me to lure other women

Ruben Ruiz
December 8, 2017

Weinstein's career in Hollywood was destroyed after the Times and The New Yorker published scathing reports accusing him of intimidating, sexually harassing, abusing and raping women for decades.

According to the Associated Press, six women are suing the disgraced film producer and allege a coalition of companies and individual enablers helped Weinstein hide his misconduct.

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"The Weinstein Sexual Enterprise had many participants, grew over time as the obfuscation of Weinstein's conduct became more hard to hide", the suit said.

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Plaintiffs in the case include scriptwriter and actress Louisette Geiss and the actresses Katherine Kendall, Zoe Brock, Sarah Ann Thomas, Melissa Sagemiller and Nanette Klatt. All of them have publicly identified themselves as alleged victims of Weinstein. It claims that his actions to cover up the assaults amounted to civil racketeering.

The 45-year-old actor has been connecting with some of the women who claimed Weinstein had used her name in their encounters in a number of "devastating" phone calls.

Weinstein repeated his denials of misconduct Wednesday.

Six women have filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, seeking to represent a class of "dozens, if not hundreds" of women who say they were assaulted by the movie mogul. They announced this on NBC's Today show.

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