Harvey Weinstein

Roman Polanski loses court case over expulsion from Oscar body

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 12:03 GMT

Movie director Roman Polanski, who was expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over charges of unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl, on Tuesday lost a court bid to be reinstated as a member.

Harvey Weinstein hit with third sexual assault case in Los Angeles

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 11:21 GMT

Harvey Weinstein was charged in Los Angeles on Friday with a third sexual assault case, and prosecutors there said they have started the process of seeking his extradition from New York, where the former film producer is serving prison time for rape.

Harvey Weinstein moved to maximum security prison in upstate N.Y.

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 - 10:31 GMT

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday was transferred to a maximum security prison in upstate New York to serve a 23-year sentence for sexual assault and rape.

Weinstein's acquittal on some charges may hamper appeal of sex crimes conviction

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 12:55 GMT

Harvey Weinstein will seek to overturn his sex crimes conviction by arguing that the jury was prejudiced by testimony from women unconnected to prosecutors' underlying case, his lawyers have said. But, according to experts, he faces a legal hurdle: his ac

Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape, in victory for #MeToo movement

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 12:24 GMT

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape in a New York court on Monday and taken off to jail in handcuffs, a victory for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to publicly accuse powerful men of misconduct.

Jurors in Weinstein rape trial ask to review Rosie Perez testimony

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 12:33 GMT

Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial appeared to take a methodical approach in their deliberations on Wednesday, asking to review testimony from a former production assistant who says Weinstein raped her as well as from actress Rosie Perez.

Weinstein trial revives #MeToo, a hashtag with movement's longevity

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 - 12:03 GMT

The Harvey Weinstein rape trial opened in January with celebrity appearances, noisy protests and graphic accounts of alleged assaults - and a spike in usage of the #MeToo hashtag that has become closely associated with the former Hollywood powerbroker.

Waitress turned model expected to take the stand at Weinstein's rape trial

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 - 01:33 GMT

A woman who has claimed Harvey Weinstein lured her into his home under the pretense of reading a script and then raped her is expected to take the stand in the former Hollywood producer's sexual assault trial on Wednesday.

Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial moves on after explosive testimony

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 - 11:43 GMT

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial is expected to continue on Tuesday, following explosive testimony from two women who have accused him of sexual assault.

Actress Rosie Perez backs up Sciorra account in Weinstein rape trial

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 - 12:41 GMT

Actress Rosie Perez took the stand in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein on Friday to bolster the account of friend and fellow actress Annabella Sciorra, who said she was raped by the former Hollywood producer in the early 1990s.

Psychiatrist to testify in Weinstein trial as expert on sexual assault trauma

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 - 03:03 GMT

A forensic psychiatrist is due to testify at ex-Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's Manhattan rape trial on Friday, explaining why some sexual assault victims do not report attacks or avoid their abusers.

Will having a lead female defense attorney help Harvey Weinstein? The jury is out

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 - 02:28 GMT

When Donna Rotunno agreed to represent former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein as lead defense attorney in his New York rape trial, she believed that her gender could prove to be an asset in the courtroom.

Motivated by #MeToo? Vetting jurors in Weinstein case will be a challenge, experts say

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 - 01:50 GMT

As former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein goes to trial on rape charges next week in Manhattan, lawyers will need to keep an eye out for jurors.

Weinstein accuser reveals video of apparent harassment

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 08:16 GMT

Video footage emerged Wednesday showing disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein apparently sexually harassing a woman .

Harvey Weinstein charged with assaulting third woman

Tue, 03 Jul 2018 - 01:08 GMT

Harvey Weinstein charged with assaulting third woman.

Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape, sex assault charges

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 09:21 GMT

Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to rape and sexual assault charges in a New York courtroom Tuesday.

Film producer Harvey Weinstein due to enter plea on rape charges

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Film producer Harvey Weinstein due to enter plea on rape charges.

NY grand jury indicts Weinstein on rape, sex crime charges

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 10:06 GMT

A Manhattan grand jury voted Wednesday to indict disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein on rape and sex crime charges.

Film mogul Weinstein appears handcuffed in court to face rape charges

Sat, 26 May 2018 - 02:22 GMT

Film mogul Weinstein appears handcuffed in court to face rape charges.

Hollywood women applaud impending Harvey Weinstein charges

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 10:42 GMT

Women in Hollywood applauded on Thursday after Harvey Weinstein agreed to turn himself into authorities in New York.