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Video shows Harvey Weinstein behaving inappropriately

Video shows Harvey Weinstein behaving inappropriately

Entertainment
Sky News has obtained a video that shows Harvey Weinstein behaving inappropriately with a young woman at a business meeting. The footage, which has never been broadcast before, shows him hugging, touching and making sexually suggestive comments to 28-year-old Melissa Thompson.Ms Thompson was at The Weinstein Company offices in New York in September 2011 to pitch her tech start-up company's new video and analytics service.As part of the demo, she recorded the meeting.A few hours afterwards, at a hotel nearby, Ms Thompson alleges that Weinstein raped her.Weinstein denies all non-consensual sexual contact.In an interview, Ms Thompson told Sky News that initially she arrived at The Weinstein Company offices expecting a meeting with the marketing team. Ima...
Harvey Weinstein seeks to dismiss case based on accuser's emails

Harvey Weinstein seeks to dismiss case based on accuser's emails

World
Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is seeking to get the criminal case against him thrown out of court. On Friday, his lawyers filed a defence motion citing dozens of "warm" emails they say Mr Weinstein received from one of his accusers after an alleged rape.His team argue prosecutors should have shared the evidence with the Grand Jury that indicted him. Mr Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to six charges involving three different women. The accuser in question has retained her anonymity. Mr Weinstein's lawyers say the case should be dismissed in its pre-trial stage, saying there had been a series of failings. Other objections included a lack of details on the timeline of an alleged assault in 2004, and the lack of advance warning from the District Attor...
Uma Thurman shares horrific Kill Bill crash video and accuses Harvey Weinstein of COVER-UP

Uma Thurman shares horrific Kill Bill crash video and accuses Harvey Weinstein of COVER-UP

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The incident occurred while filming the first instalment of the Quentin Tarantino-directed action franchise more than 15 years ago.But the clip has only just been released after Thurman managed to convince Tarantino to pass the footage onto her.It was posted on the actress’ Instagram feed yesterday, showing her travelling down a narrow dirt road in Mexico in a rickety old car, said to be a convertible Karmann Ghia.Thurman appears to lose control of the vehicle in the sand, as it slides off the road and hits a tree.INSTAGRAMSPIN OUT: Uma Thurman accused Harvey Weinstein of covering up her Kill Bill car crashShe is seen holding the side of her head before slumping backwards motionless then breathing heavily and rolling her head as a crew member reaches into the car and checks her pulse.Speak
Harvey Weinstein suing Weinstein Company to obtain records

Harvey Weinstein suing Weinstein Company to obtain records

Entertainment
Oct. 26 (UPI) --Harvey Weinstein filed a lawsuit against The Weinstein Company on Thursday seeking access to his personnel file and email account.In the suit, filed in Delaware, Weinstein said access to his emails will help him defend himself and the company from lawsuits after he was fired on Oct. 8 amid multiple accusations of sexual harassment and rape."Mr. Weinstein believes that his email account - which is the primary, if not only, account he used during the term of his employment by the Company - will contain information exonerating him, and therefore the Company, from claims that may be asserted against him or the Company," the suit states.The suit also states that any "unjustified settlements or judgments" in present or future lawsuits will diminish his economic interest in the co...
Lupita Nyong'o accuses Harvey Weinstein of harassment

Lupita Nyong'o accuses Harvey Weinstein of harassment

Entertainment
Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of harassment. She spoke out in a New York Times article, saying she was lured to his room under false pretences. He then said that he wanted to give her a massage, she claimed, saying she initially thought he was joking.Weinstein faces allegations of sexual misconduct and assault from dozens of women. He has "unequivocally" denied having "non-consensual sex". Tarantino knew about Weinstein's alleged misconduct No way back for Weinstein, says Tom HanksNyong'o, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for 12 Years a Slave, was a drama student at the time of the alleged incident. She said she had been invited to his family home in Connecticut, apparently to watch a film, shortly after they first met in 2011.He then ...