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Weinstein in court on rape and sex assault charges

Weinstein in court on rape and sex assault charges

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Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has appeared in court in New York to face a number of charges, including rape and a criminal sex act. The charges, which relate to two women in 2004 and 2013, are the first to be brought against the 66-year-old following allegations by dozens of women which gave rise to the #MeToo movement last year.Weinstein, who surrendered himself in Manhattan, did not speak to reporters as he entered the police building in front of dozens of cameras.:: Opinion: Harvey Weinstein will not go down without a fight Image: Harvey Weinstein has repeatedly denied allegations made against him Nor did he say anything as he was led out less than an hour later, in handcuffs and with a smile on his face.:: Wh...
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
Uma Thurman breaks silence on Weinstein attack

Uma Thurman breaks silence on Weinstein attack

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Actress Uma Thurman has detailed long hinted-at allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein.In a New York Times article, she says Weinstein pushed her down and "tried to expose himself" at the producer's hotel room in London during the 1990s, before she managed to "wriggle away".Harvey Weinstein's spokeswoman said the claims about an assault "are untrue".The 47-year-old star also said she was forced into sex as a teenager by an unnamed actor 20 years older than her.Thurman had expressed anger at Weinstein last November, saying: "I'm glad it's going slowly - you don't deserve a bullet."UK police look into more Weinstein claimsSkip Instagram post by ithurmanH A P P Y T H A N K S G I V I N G I am grateful today, to be alive, for all those I love, and for all those who have the courag...
Weinstein: Affleck emails prove I did not rape Rose

Weinstein: Affleck emails prove I did not rape Rose

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Harvey Weinstein has broken his silence to respond to accusations that he raped actress Rose McGowan 20 years ago.Speaking through his lawyer, the film mogul offered alleged correspondence to prove the claims were false: emails from Oscar-winning actor Ben Affleck, and McGowan's former manager Jill Messick.Affleck had previously said he believed the claims that Weinstein had raped McGowan at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997 - an alleged event which she details in her new autobiography Brave.In the emails cited by Weinstein's lawyer and sent a few months before the Weinstein claims were made, Affleck allegedly says he had no information regarding any sexual assault."She never told me nor did I ever infer that she was attacked by anyone," the cited emails from Affleck says."Any accounts to...
Hayek accuses Weinstein of sexual harassment

Hayek accuses Weinstein of sexual harassment

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Hollywood star Salma Hayek has become the latest actress to speak out against film producer Harvey Weinstein, accusing him of sexual harassment and branding him a "monster".The Mexican-born 51-year-old hit out at the Hollywood mogul in a revealing article published in the New York Times, detailing alleged sexual harassment, bullying and threats made against her.She claimed he once told her: "I will kill you, don't think I can't."The actress, who said she was inspired to share her experiences after others came forward, wrote about her time working on the 2002 film Frida - in which she played Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.Hayek said she was initially pleased to work with Weinstein but claimed she soon found herself rejecting sexual advances from the producer.:: Harvey Weinstein accused of dire...