Weinstein lawyers try again to get sex assault case tossed

Entertainment 11/05/18, 17:32

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers are making a new attempt to get the New York sexual assault case against him dismissed. The former Hollywood producer's attorneys say in a court filing Monday his indictment was "irreparably tainted by police misconduct," among other problems. Weinstein's attorneys want a dismissal — or a hearing on what ...

Lawsuit alleges Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted girl, 16

Entertainment 10/31/18, 21:34

Harvey Weinstein was accused in a civil court filing Wednesday of forcing a 16-year-old Polish model to touch his penis, subjecting her to years of harassment and emotional abuse and blocking her from a successful acting career as payback for refusing his advances.The accuser, identified as Jane Doe, alleges that ...

A year into #MeToo, what’s next for the movement?

Entertainment 10/23/18, 13:09

With the #MeToo movement passing the one-year mark, key voices in the movement are assessing progress and looking forward to the next phase.FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018 file photo, actress and activist Alyssa Milano listens as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on ...

Prosecutors disclose more misconduct by Weinstein detective

New York 10/17/18, 11:41

New York prosecutors say the former lead police detective in the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault investigation urged one of his accusers to delete information from her phone before turning it over to prosecutors.The Manhattan district attorney's office detailed the alleged misconduct in a letter to Weinstein's lawyer that was made ...

MeToo, Kavanaugh topics of talk at women filmmakers’ event

New York 10/16/18, 17:51

The midterm elections, #MeToo, and the recent confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court: All were key issues of discussion at an annual gathering for women filmmakers in Manhattan.Katie Holmes attends the Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women's Filmmaker Program Luncheon at Locanda Verde on Tuesday, Oct. ...

1 year after MeToo, survivors reflect on their disclosures

Entertainment 10/15/18, 18:07

It was the tweet seen around the world.On Oct. 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano urged the Twittersphere to join her in sharing a personal story of sexual harassment in the wake of rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein."If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to ...

Portman, Clooney call for action at Hollywood luncheon

Entertainment 10/12/18, 19:51

Natalie Portman is calling out Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood's lack of diversity at the Variety Power of Women event Friday in Beverly Hills.Tiffany Haddish arrives at Variety's Power of Women event on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)The Oscar-winning ...

Post #MeToo, opportunity still a mixed bag for women in film

Entertainment 10/09/18, 12:22

In the year after the downfall of Harvey Weinstein and the rise of #MeToo awareness, women in Hollywood are still processing and evaluating if anything has fundamentally changed in their business.FILE - In this Aug 23, 2018 file photo, Kristen Stewart poses for a portrait at the Four Seasons Hotel ...

Weinstein due in court as judge mulls motion to dismiss case

New York 10/09/18, 08:04

Harvey Weinstein is due in court as a New York judge weighs his bid to have some or all of his sexual assault case thrown out.A court spokesman says Judge James Burke will deliver a partial ruling on defense motions at Thursday's hearing. The disgraced movie mogul's next court date ...

Judge partly dismisses Ashley Judd lawsuit against Weinstein

Entertainment 09/19/18, 22:19

A federal judge has thrown out part of a lawsuit Ashley Judd filed against Harvey Weinstein that alleges he deliberately derailed her career when she turned him down sexually.U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez on Wednesday dismissed the sexual harassment allegation in the lawsuit, ruling that the California law Judd ...

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