Tuesday, 21 November, 2017

Killer Lawyer: I'll Sue NY Times Over Harvey Weinstein Report

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Instead, the actress said, Weinstein appeared in a bathrobe and asked if she could give him a massage or watch him shower.

Variety adds: "The Weinstein Co.is bracing for the impact of the stories, but most employees are largely unaware of the details".

This seems like the kind of story that might require a bigger crisis team, which might be why Variety reports that Weinstein is trying to bring Lanny Davis on board.

The New York Times reported that Weinstein, 65, had reached eight previously undisclosed settlements with women who made allegations of sexual harassment and unwanted physical contact. "That was the culture then", the Oscar victor, 65, wrote in a lengthy statement on Thursday, October 5.

In a statement to the Times also obtained by BuzzFeed News, Weinstein said he came from a culture in the '60s and '70s when "rules about behavior and workplaces were different".

The Times story is believed to be authored by Jodi Kantor, who previous wrote about grim working conditions at Amazon, while the New Yorker piece will come from former MSNBC host Ronan Farrow.

"Harvey is not going to demean or attack any of the women making accusations against him, although he does dispute numerous allegations", his lawyer, Lisa Bloom said in a separate statement to Fox news.

McGowan starred in the Miramax-distributed Planet Terror, directed by her one-time fiancé Robert Rodriguez, and tweeted back in 2016 that she hadn't reported a rape "because my ex sold our movie to my rapist for distribution". "I have since learned it's not an excuse, in the office - or out of it".

"I realized some time age that I needed to be a better person and my interactions with the people I work work with have changed", it reads in part. I appreciate the way I've behaved with colleagues in the past has caused a lot of pain, and I sincerely apologize for it. Over the past year I've asked Lisa Bloom to tutor me and she's put together a team of people. He physically lured me by saying, 'Oh, help me pick out what I'm going to wear.' There was a lot that happened between the point of entry and the bargaining. "I will continue to work with him personally for as long as it takes". I hope Wayne LaPierre will enjoy his retirement party. "All proceeds will be donated to women's organizations".

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