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Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape in watershed case

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape in watershed case

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of sexual assaults, including rape, capping a stunning downfall for the former Hollywood mogul and a victory for the #MeToo movement.Weinstein, 67, was convicted in New York City of third-degree rape and first-degree criminal sexual act. He was cleared of the most serious count of predatory sexual assault. He faces up to 25 years in prison.He still faces charges in Los Angeles of assaulting two women in 2013.At least 80 women had accused him of sexual misconduct stretching back decades, including actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Uma Thurman and Salma Hayek. The allegations were at the centre of the #MeToo movement that inspired women to go public with misconduct all...
Women confront Harvey Weinstein at New York event

Women confront Harvey Weinstein at New York event

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Several women were booed or asked to leave as they confronted Harvey Weinstein at an event in New York on Wednesday.The movie mogul was in the audience at a showcase for emerging talent when comedian Kelly Bachman criticised him on stage.Weinstein has been accused of several counts of sexual assault, which he denies.Bachman referred to him as "the elephant in the room" and "Freddy Krueger" as she spoke at the event.His representative said the behaviour of the women was "rude" and "uncalled for"."I didn't know we had to bring our own Mace and rape whistles to Actor's Hour," Bachman is seen saying in video footage posted on Instagram.She was booed and told to be quiet by members of the audience, to which she replied: "Sorry, that killed at group therapy for...
Harvey Elliott: Fulham reportedly seeking £7million in compensation for Liverpool starlet

Harvey Elliott: Fulham reportedly seeking £7million in compensation for Liverpool starlet

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Fulham are understood to be chasing compensation from Liverpool for teenager Harvey Elliott, with an impasse between the clubs over his value set to be resolved by tribunal. Elliott, 16, made his full debut for Liverpool on Wednesday night in their Carabao Cup triumph over MK Dons after completing his move to Anfield earlier this year. Getty Images - Getty Elliott did not look out of place in Liverpool’s first-team No fee was agreed for the forward when he left Craven Cottage and no talks are taking place between the clubs to belatedly broker an agreement. He rejected a Fulham scholarship in order to end his schoolboy association with the club in June which led to a battle for his signature. European giants Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain were th
Harvey Elliott: Liverpool youngster apologises for offensive video

Harvey Elliott: Liverpool youngster apologises for offensive video

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New Liverpool signing Harvey Elliott has apologised for a video in which he appears to use derogatory language about Tottenham striker Harry Kane.Elliott, 16, posted a video on Snapchat during Spurs' loss to Liverpool during the Champions League final in June.In a statement, Elliott said he is "truly sorry" and the contents of the video "do not represent who I am as a person or how I've been brought up". "I realise that my actions were both immature and senseless," he said."The video was taken whilst messing around with friends in a private environment and was not directed at any individual."He added: "I would just like to wholeheartedly apologise for any offence caused on the back of a video...
Liverpool wonderkid Harvey Elliott ‘wholeheartedly’ apologises after video circulated of him mocking Tottenham star Harry Kane

Liverpool wonderkid Harvey Elliott ‘wholeheartedly’ apologises after video circulated of him mocking Tottenham star Harry Kane

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Harvey Elliott has apologised after an offensive video featuring the new Liverpool signing was circulated online.The 16-year-old wonderkid moved to Jurgen Klopp’s side this summer from Fulham and already is impressing the fans. Getty Harvey Elliott looks set to continue his development at Liverpool He came on in Liverpool‘s 3-1 win over Lyon and supporters have been raving about his potential. But shortly after the match Elliott apologised after a video clip was widely shared on social media, which appeared to show the teenager performing an offensive impersonation about England captain Harry Kane and allegedly calling him a f****** m**g”. Instagram The apology uploaded to Instagram Elliott wrote: “I would just l