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Harvey makes deal to pay $44m in compensation

LONDON: Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board members have reached a tentative deal with women who accuse him of sexual misconduct, US media report. Lawyers said the settlement to resolve civil lawsuits and compensate alleged victims was worth about $44m (£34.7m). Mr Weinstein denies sexually harassing ...

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Jennifer Lawrence slams Harvey Weinstein

HOLLYWOOD: Jennifer Lawrence has slammed Harvey Weinstein’s ‘’predatory tactics’’ after he allegedly claimed he’d slept with her. The ‘Hunger Games’ actress has lent her support to the alleged victims of the disgraced movie mogul but stressed she only ever had a ‘’professional relationship’’ with him after legal documents revealed how ...

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British Actress Can Sue Weinstein for Sex Trafficking: US Judge

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Variety/REX/Shutterstock (8488464i) Harvey Weinstein Time and Punishment: A Town Hall Discussion with JAY Z and Harvey Weinstein, New York, USA - 08 Mar 2017

  NEW YORK: The accusations against Weinstein sparked the #MeToo social media movement that has seen hundreds of women publicly accuse powerful men of sexual abuse. Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a U.S. lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by ...

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Morgan Freeman apologises after sexual harassment claims

HOLLYWOOD: Octogenarian Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman apologised Thursday after a report of multiple sexual harassment accusations, making the actor the latest high-profile figure to face allegations of misconduct in the #MeToo era. Sixteen people – eight of whom say they were victims – described to CNN a range of troubling behavior ...

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A feature film is to be made on Harvey Weinstein scandal

File Photo (Jordan Strauss/Invision/Associated Press) HOLLYWOOD: Harvey Weinstein sex scandal was the most powerful incident for Hollywood as more than 70 women came forward and spoke against the sexual abuse he had been doing over the years as being the most powerful figure of the industry. This whole scandal sparked ...

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Too many calls, too much harassment: France shuts helpline

PARIS: A support group for victims of sexual harassment in France said it was forced to shut its helpline after receiving a deluge of calls in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal. Paris-based AVFT, a national association helping women who have experienced violence at work, said it was ...

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Shenaz Treasury speaks up on harassment in Bollywood

BOLLYWOOD: The Harvey Weinstein scandal shook the entertainment industry – not just Hollywood but Bollywood too. In an interview with Hindustan Times, Shenaz Treasury of “Delhi Belly” (2011) fame has spoken up about how sexual exploitation in return for work needs to stop. The actor, who was seen in the ...

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Why Bollywood actress will not speak up about abuse

BOLLYWOOD: Actress Nimrat Kaur says the legal system does not ensure full support for women to fearlessly come out with their stories Why are Bollywood actresses not naming and shaming their sexual assaulters and harassers as openly as their Hollywood counterparts? Actress Nimrat Kaur says before women are questioned about ...

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