Three days after a New York Times exposé detailed his decades-long history of sexual harassment, Harvey Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Company.
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Said the studio in a statement (via TheWrap):
Weinstein co-founded The Weinstein Company with his brother, Bob Weinstein, in 2005. But he’d established himself as a Hollywood power player decades before that, co-founding Miramax with his brother in the 1970s.
Over the years, he gained a reputation as an indie powerhouse – and a terror to work with. The Times spoke with nearly 20 women, including Ashley Judd, who shared stories of being sexually harassed by Weinstein. Collectively, their accounts paint a consistent and ongoing pattern of behavior. Read more…
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