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Video shows Harvey Weinstein behaving inappropriately

Video shows Harvey Weinstein behaving inappropriately

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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...
Weinstein must face trafficking lawsuit from Briton

Weinstein must face trafficking lawsuit from Briton

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Harvey Weinsten will have to face a lawsuit from a British actress who accuses him of breaking sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a French hotel room and assaulting her. A federal judge in New York denied the disgraced movie producer's attempt to dismiss Kadian Noble's case and it will now proceed to trial.Judge Robert Sweet said on Tuesday the case was "not an archetypal sex trafficking action" but that the claims "plausibly establish" that Weinstein violated the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.The lawsuit claims Weinstein "was able to force or coerce Kadian into sexual activity in his hotel room because of his promise to her of a film role and use of his influence on her behalf". Image: Kadian Noble announced her lawsui...
Harvey Weinstein seeks to dismiss case based on accuser's emails

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

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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...
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