Harvey Weinstein: News

17 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

Who is Adele Haenel, French actor who criticized Cannes 

The 76th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, which kicked off on Tuesday, has been mired in controversy for honoring individuals involved in alleged sexual misconduct.

15 Mar 2023


Harvey Weinstein seeks new lawyers; DA not retrying remaining charges

Harvey Weinstein is looking for a new set of lawyers to lead the Los Angeles rape verdict appeal. In a recent development, Deputy Los Angeles County District Attorney Paul Thompson said that they would not retry Weinstein on the remaining sexual assault charges.

24 Feb 2023


Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 16 years of imprisonment 

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein who was charged with the rape of a female actor in 2013 has been sentenced to 16 years of imprisonment.

20 Dec 2022


Harvey Weinstein found guilty in a rape case

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of rape by a Los Angeles court on Monday.

09 May 2021


Harvey Weinstein sues ex-attorney to recover $1 million legal fees

Harvey Weinstein is an angry man!

27 Jan 2021


Harvey Weinstein's firm to pay $17mn to sexual abuse claimants

The US bankruptcy court in Delaware has delivered a landmark judgment concerning compensation for several sex abuse victims of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

18 Nov 2020


Weinstein being 'closely monitored' in prison after possible COVID-19 exposure

Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced movie mogul, has reportedly fallen ill again.

13 Oct 2020

Robert De Niro

In box office race, 'The War With Grandpa' beats 'Tenet'

There's a new Grandpa on the block who is inverting the basic Tenet of Hollywood.

31 Jul 2020

Ashley Judd

Court restores Ashley Judd's sexual harassment case against Harvey Weinstein

Actor Ashley Judd is one step closer to justice as the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld her sexual harassment case against disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday.

15 Jul 2020


Harvey Weinstein's $19 million settlement with accusers rejected

A US federal judge has rejected a proposed $19 million settlement for women who accused former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse and harassment.

11 Apr 2020


Two weeks after diagnosis, Weinstein is free of coronavirus symptoms

Disgraced Hollywood producer and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein, who is currently serving prison term, has no symptoms of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), over two weeks after contracting the deadly illness.

23 Mar 2020


In prison, Harvey Weinstein tests positive for coronavirus

Former Hollywood producer and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein, who is currently in the Wende Correctional Facility prison in New York City, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to reports.

12 Mar 2020


Weinstein said Jennifer Aniston 'should be killed', reveal court documents

"Jen Aniston should be killed", disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein had said in 2017, after a reporter reached out to him for a comment on a story, freshly unsealed court documents have revealed.

11 Mar 2020


Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years imprisonment

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault by a New York court on Wednesday, marking a landmark moment in the #MeToo movement.

25 Feb 2020


Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape; accusers welcome verdict

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was on Monday found guilty of sexual assault and rape by a New York jury. He now faces a punishment of up to 25 years in prison.

06 Feb 2020


Model testifies against Weinstein; says he masturbated while groping her

As the New York City trial of disgraced Hollywood mogul continues, a sixth and final accuser took the stand on Wednesday.

23 Jan 2020


Harvey Weinstein's trial opens; details of alleged attacks revealed

The sensational trial of disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein opened on Wednesday in New York.

25 May 2019


Weinstein to settle with sexual assault accusers for $44 million

Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of sexual misconduct by several women, has reportedly reached a tentative $44 million deal with his accusers and creditors.

18 Feb 2019

Game of Thrones

Lena Headey's career harmed for refusing sex with Harvey Weinstein

Lena Headey is best known for playing the cold and calculating Queen Cersei Lannister on Game of Thrones.

21 Dec 2018


#MeToo: Harvey Weinstein's motion to dismiss assault charges rejected

Harvey Weinstein is finding out the hard way that escaping one's consequences is not so easy, in wake of the #MeToo movement.

Has MeToo shifted focus? Founder Tarana Burke thinks so

MeToo, the movement that gained momentum last October after several sexual assault allegations were leveled against Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein, soon turned into a whirlwind.

02 Nov 2018


#MeToo: Harvey Weinstein now accused of assaulting a 16-year-old

Harvey Weinstein has gone from being one of the most renowned business moguls in Hollywood to one of the most infamous names in the industry.

25 Oct 2018


#MeToo: First-trailer of 'The Reckoning', film on Harvey Weinstein, out

In 2017, Hollywood saw the beginnings of a movement that would forever change how the industry dealt with women.

19 Oct 2018


Michael Caine says casting couch was Hollywood's open secret

Michael Caine is a veteran actor, with several acclaimed movies to his name and who has been around in Hollywood for a long time.

12 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

After 'Scary Time' comment, President Trump mocks #MeToo movement

US President Donald Trump has mocked the #MeToo movement again, saying that the campaign made it improper to use the phrase "the person who got away".

08 Oct 2018


Maneka insists on no age-limit to report child sexual abuse

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today said she has asked the Law Ministry to not keep any age limit to report child sexual abuse, allowing people to complain about what has happened to them even "10-15 years later".

04 Oct 2018

Sexual Assault

Research confirms women worry about sexual-harassment, (unsurprisingly) men don't

It's no surprise that most women across the world, at some point in their lives, have been victims of sexual harassment.

29 Sep 2018


They brought down Weinstein, we can't even touch Nana: Tanushree

Tanushree Dutta is angry and rightly so. Her sexual harassment allegations against Nana Patekar should have opened Pandora's Box of similar stories, but nothing much happened this week.

13 Sep 2018


Harvey Weinstein caught on video harassing his rape accuser

Harvey Weinstein is being tried for raping three women. Apart from that, several women have a class action lawsuit against him for harassment.

23 Aug 2018


Jimmy Bennett, who accused Asia Argento of sexual-harassment, was 'ashamed'

Jimmy Bennett, who earlier this week accused actress Asia Argento of sexually harassing him when he was just 17, spoke about his choice to stay silent on the abuse.

20 Aug 2018


#SheToo? Actress Argento, who accused Weinstein, paid her own accuser

Italian actress Asia Argento grabbed the spotlight when she became one of the first women to speak out against Harvey Weinstein's sexual transgressions.

14 Jun 2018


Probe begins on sexual assault charges against Sylvester Stallone

Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing sexual assault charges levelled against Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone.

31 May 2018


Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape, criminal sexual act charges

Scandal-tainted Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on charges of rape in the first and third degrees and first-degree criminal sexual act, the Manhattan District Attorney's Office said.

29 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Air India air hostess accuses senior executive of sexual harassment

An air hostess of Air India has accused a senior executive of sexual harassment, prompting Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to ask the national carrier to take immediate steps to address the issue.

25 May 2018


Harvey Weinstein surrenders to NYPD, arrested on rape charges

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of sexual assault by scores of women nearly eight months ago, turned himself in today and will face criminal charges.

21 May 2018


Asia Argento condemns Weinstein in fiery Cannes speech, warns others

In a rousing #MeToo speech at the closing ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival 2018, Italian actress Asia Argento called out disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in an uncompromising manner.

08 May 2018

Donald Trump

New York attorney-general, who supported #MeToo, resigns after harassment allegations

Eric Schneiderman, New York Attorney General resigned after four women leveled physical abuse allegations against him.

02 May 2018


Ashley Judd files a defamation suit against Harvey Weinstein

Actress Ashley Judd, who was one of the first women to speak up against Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct, has now sued the disgraced producer for damaging her career.

20 Mar 2018


Harvey Weinstein's company declares bankruptcy, ends all non-disclosure agreements

In the wake of sexual assault allegations against co-founder Harvey Weinstein, The Weinstein Company has filed for bankruptcy and will be selling its entertainment assets.

18 Mar 2018


Rose McGowan says Harvey Weinstein would prefer if she died

Hollywood star Rose McGowan has launched a scathing attack against Harvey Weinstein saying that the "sociopath would prefer if she was dead."

17 Mar 2018


Oscars chief John Bailey faces sexual harassment charges

In yet another shocker for Hollywood, the president of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, John Bailey, has been leveled with sexual harassment allegations, reported Hollywood trade publications.

04 Mar 2018


When Harvey Weinstein threatened Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson recently shared a horrific experience from her life that involves Harvey Weinstein.

13 Feb 2018


Ronan Farrow: The man behind Harvey Weinstein expose

We all have skeletons we wish to bury deep in closets, secrets we dread to acknowledge, let alone confront.

12 Feb 2018

Sexual Harassment

New York state sues Weinstein Company over 'pervasive sexual harassment'

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against the Weinstein Company in state court on Sunday, alleging failure to protect its staff from "pervasive sexual harassment, intimidation and discrimination."

07 Feb 2018


Quentin Tarantino speaks about Kill Bill's infamous car crash

Uma Thurman's interview with The New York Times made two things obvious- she despises Harvey Weinstein and she was upset with director Quentin Tarantino for a long time.

28 Jan 2018

Sexual Harassment

Steve Wynn resigns as Republican finance chair amid harassment allegations

Amid sexual harassment allegations, US casino mogul Steve Wynn has resigned from his post of finance chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC).

27 Jan 2018


Forced to pick used condoms, clean semen: Harvey Weinstein's ex-assistant

In a shocking revelation, the sexual abuse/harassment accused Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein's former personal assistant has alleged that she was forced to "facilitate his sexual encounters" and clean up the mess from them.

02 Jan 2018


Time's Up: New Hollywood initiative to fight harassment at workplace

Women in Hollywood have hit back at sexual harassment and pay disparity once more. This time, however, they stand fiercer, more united.

08 Dec 2017

Sexual Harassment

TIME's 'Silence Breakers' also include a mysterious elbow. Here's why

TIME magazine's Person of the Year for 2017 is not one man/woman, but many people behind the #MeToo movement that called out the rampant sexual-abuse in America and fueled a raging global discussion.

06 Dec 2017

Sexual Harassment

TIME's Person of Year: "Silence Breakers" who triggered #MeToo movement

In a remarkable move, TIME magazine named "The Silence Breakers" -who triggered #MeToo campaign against sexual abuse and harassment across the globe- as the 2017 "Person of the Year".

01 Dec 2017


Salman Khan voices his opinion on casting couch

At HT Leadership Summit held in Delhi, Tiger Zinda Hai actor Salman Khan voiced his opinion on the casting couch.

01 Dec 2017

Sexual Harassment

US: House of Representatives bill targets lawmakers for sexual harassment

A new bill aimed at tackling sexual harassment within Congress has been introduced in the US House of Representatives.

14 Nov 2017


Are the women of Bollywood ready to name their Weinsteins?

The Harvey Weinstein expose isn't all that surprising, is it? We are aware of the deep-seated misogyny and sexism prevalent across industries around the world. In Hollywood, it is just more pronounced.

13 Nov 2017


#MeToo: Thousands march in Hollywood against rising sexual harassment allegations

Thousands of people took to the streets in Hollywood to speak out for victims of sexual assault and harassment.

11 Nov 2017


American comedian Louis CK admits to sexual misconduct

Several big names in Hollywood, including producer Harvey Weinstein and Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey have been brought down by a flurry of sexual harassment allegations in recent times.

19 Oct 2017

Emmanuel Macron

France might soon criminalize street harassment and catcalling

France might soon have a law to punish men on the spot for street harassment including catcalling.

15 Oct 2017


Sexual harassment: Oscar board does the unthinkable, expels Harvey Weinstein

At least 34 actresses have accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment in recent days.

13 Oct 2017


#WomenBoycottTwitter after Rose McGowan's account suspended

Yesterday, Hollywood actor Rose McGowan took to Instagram to announce Twitter had suspended her account for 12 hours. Gowan is one of the many who have spoken out against producer Harvey Weinstein over alleged sexual harassment.

12 Oct 2017


Ben Affleck apologizes for 'groping' MTV host in 2003

Hollywood star Ben Affleck has apologized after attracting backlash for groping an MTV presenter in 2003 on air.

09 Oct 2017


Hollywood biggie Harvey Weinstein fired for sexual harassment

Prominent Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was fired by the board of his company after several young actresses accused him of sexual harassment.