Harvey Weinstein is out of the company he founded.
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Actor Mark Ruffalo spoke out against Weinstein today on Twitter. He said, To be clear what Harvey Weinstein did was a disgusting abuse of power and horrible. I hope now we are seeing the beginning of the end of these abuses.
Weinstein Co. has terminated Harvey Weinstein In light of new information about misconduct that has emerged, board just announced
To be clear what Harvey Weinstein did was a disgusting abuse of power and horrible. I hope we are now seeing the beginning of the end of these abuses.
Weinstein, who founded The Weinstein Company with his brother Bob, announced that he was taking a leave of absence last week after theNYTstory came a statement, Weinstein said, I so respect all women and regret what happened. He added: I cannot be more remorseful about the people I hurt and I plan to do right by all of them.
Just days afterThe New York Timespublished a huge feature about American film executive Harvey Weinstein reportedly paying off sexual harassment accusers, his company, The Weinstein Company, announced today that he has been terminated.
The NYT story cites anonymous Weinstein Company officials who said that Weinstein reached no fewer than eight settlements with women over the past decades. Actress Ashley Judd is among the celebrities referenced in the story.You can read it here.
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Hollywood Movie Producer Harvey Weinstein Fired Amid Sexual Harassment Controversy
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One of the biggest names in Hollywood, Weinstein won the Best Picture Oscar for 1999sShakespeare In Loveand also picked up a nomination for 2003sGangs of New York. Among his other producing credits included films likePulp Fiction,The Aviator, and Peter JacksonsThe Lord of the Ringstrilogy.
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The Weinstein Companys board of directors announced the firing today in a statement, saying it made the move in light of new information about misconduct.