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Lawsuit: Knicks Owner, Harvey Weinstein Both Assaulted Me

Massage therapist accuses James Dolan of arranging meeting between her, Weinstein

(Newser) - A new lawsuit accuses James Dolan—CEO of Madison Square Garden and owner of the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers—of sexual assault. Harvey Weinstein, currently imprisoned on other sexual assault convictions, is also named in the suit. Kellye Croft says in 2013, when she was 27,...

Julia Ormond Names Weinstein, Companies in Assault Lawsuit
Actress Sues Weinstein, Disney

Actress Sues Weinstein, Disney

Julia Ormond files case in New York under law providing temporary window

(Newser) - Julia Ormond, an actress who starred in major films in the 1990s, filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her in 1995 and then hindering her career. Ormond, who also accuses the Walt Disney Co., Miramax, and her former agents of knowing Weinstein was...

Harvey Weinstein Returns to NY Prison System

He's been transferred to medium-security facility

(Newser) - Disgraced former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has returned to the New York prison system after spending nearly two years in California, where he was tried and convicted of raping an Italian model. Weinstein, whose December 2022 conviction in Los Angeles followed his February 2020 New York conviction on rape and...

Harvey Weinstein Is Being Returned to New York

He won't be retried on rape, sexual assault charges in California

(Newser) - Los Angeles prosecutors told a judge Tuesday that they will not retry Harvey Weinstein, who was convicted of the rape and sexual assault of one woman, on counts involving two others that left jurors deadlocked. Deputy District Attorney Paul Thompson announced the decision to Superior Court Judge Lisa B. Lench...

Weinstein Tells Judge He's Innocent as Victim Sobs

Disgraced film mogul gets another 16 years in prison

(Newser) - A Los Angeles judge on Thursday sentenced Harvey Weinstein to 16 years in prison after a jury convicted him of the 2013 rape and sexual assault of an Italian actor and model, per the AP . The sentence comes on top of the more than 20 years the 70-year-old Weinstein has...

Los Angeles Jury Finds Weinstein Guilty of Rape

Jurors can't agree on several counts, including allegations by Jennifer Siebel Newsom

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein was found guilty Monday of rape at a Los Angeles trial in another #MeToo moment of reckoning, five years after he became a magnet for the movement. After deliberating for nine days over more than two weeks, the jury of eight men and four women reached the verdict...

Harvey Weinstein Jurors in 8th Day of Deliberations

Los Angeles panel back at it Tuesday on accusations he sexually assaulted 4 women

(Newser) - Jurors in the latest Harvey Weinstein trial will resume deliberations for an eighth day on Tuesday. The panel already has met for about 28 hours over seven days, reports CNN . Nobody is speculating whether the prolonged deliberations might be good or bad news for the disgraced movie mogul. This case...

Quentin Tarantino: 'It's Time to Wrap Up the Show'

Director, who says he'll make one more film, concedes he should've said something to Harvey Weinstein

(Newser) - The first film Quentin Tarantino directed was Reservoir Dogs, in 1992. He says he doesn't know what his next film will be, but he knows it will be his last. "I've been doing it for 30 years," Tarantino said. "And it's time to wrap...

Judge Drops 4 of 11 Counts Against Harvey Weinstein

Charges involved 'Jane Doe #5'

(Newser) - This story has been updated with Siebel Newsom's Tuesday testimony. The judge at the Los Angeles trial of Harvey Weinstein dropped four of the 11 sexual assault charges against the former movie mogul Tuesday after prosecutors said they would not proceed with the counts involving one of his accusers....

Gov. Newsom's Wife Testifies in Weinstein Trial

Jennifer Siebel Newsom gives graphic account of alleged rape

(Newser) - Jennifer Siebel Newsom, a documentary filmmaker and the wife of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, nearly screamed through tears from the witness stand Monday when she told the court Harvey Weinstein raped her in a hotel room and spoke of the devastating effect it had on her in the 17 years...

Weinstein Trial Gets a Surprise Potential Witness

Judge gives OK for prosecutors to call Mel Gibson to testify in support of 'Jane Doe No. 3'

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein's rape trial in Los Angeles may see an unexpected witness. Variety reports that on Friday in a motions hearing, Judge Lisa B. Lench gave prosecutors the OK for Mel Gibson to be called to testify against the disgraced movie producer, in support of accusations made by "...

'Jane Doe No. 4' in New Weinstein Trial Is Known Name

Jennifer Siebel Newsom, married to Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom, will testify

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein's trial kicked off Monday in Los Angeles, with the disgraced movie producer facing down 11 counts of sexual assault spurred by allegations from five women, in incidents said to have taken place between 2004 and 2013. One of those women, who will testify as "Jane Doe...

For Weinstein, a Trial Where He Was Once King

Former Hollywood mogul to face new charges in Los Angeles starting Monday

(Newser) - Five years after women's stories about him made the #MeToo movement explode, Harvey Weinstein is going on trial in the city where he once was a colossus at the Oscars. Already serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in New York, the 70-year-old former movie mogul faces...

Judge Refuses to Push Back Weinstein's LA Trial

His lawyers cite film release, urge judge to help him get new teeth

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein's Los Angeles trial will begin in less than six weeks despite arguments from his defense that an upcoming film could prejudice the jury against him. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lisa Lench rejected an attempt to delay the trial because of She Said, a biographical drama about...

Harvey Weinstein Now Faces Charges in UK

Indecent assault charges follow Metropolitan Police investigation

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein has a very long prison sentence to serve, but there's still a chance he might travel internationally: Prosecutors in Britain say they have authorized the Metropolitan Police to charge the former movie producer with two counts of indecent assault against a woman in 1996, CNN reports. Crown...

Harvey Weinstein Makes His Case for New Trial
Harvey Weinstein's Appeal
Doesn't Go His Way

Harvey Weinstein's Appeal Doesn't Go His Way

New York appellate court upholds sex crimes convictions

(Newser) - Update: A New York appellate court on Thursday upheld Harvey Weinstein's rape and sex crimes convictions, Fox News reports. The five-judge panel's ruling was unanimous. Per CNN , Weinstein's rep said his legal team is "disappointed, but not surprised. We are reviewing all of our options and...

Harvey Weinstein 'Sincerely Sorry' About Contraband Candy

Jail suspects lawyer slipped him Milk Duds

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein's attorneys are now having their legal binders and laptop bags searched after an alleged attempt to smuggle contraband candy to their client. According to Los Angeles Country jail records seen by Variety , the convicted rapist was reprimanded by guards after they found Milk Duds on him after...

McGowan's Suit Against Weinstein Dismissed

Racketeering lawsuit said former producer tried to discredit actress before her memoir was published

(Newser) - Rose McGowan's racketeering lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein has been dismissed, apparently because she missed a filing deadline. The suit accused the former movie mogul of trying to discredit McGowan before the publication of her memoir , which was to include her account of being sexually assaulted by Weinstein in 1997,...

Elijah Wood: LOTR Orc Was Modeled on Harvey Weinstein

Peter Jackson and the producer apparently didn't part ways pleasantly

(Newser) - If you thought one of the orcs in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings looked familiar, you were probably right: Elijah Wood revealed this week that one of them was modeled after Harvey Weinstein. "I think that is OK to talk about now," since Weinstein is in...

Judge Tosses Count Against Weinstein

Prosecutors might be able to make charge stick by refiling

(Newser) - A Los Angeles judge on Thursday dismissed one of 11 sexual assault counts against Harvey Weinstein, giving the former movie mogul and convicted rapist a minor and possibly temporary victory. At a hearing with the 69-year-old Weinstein in the courtroom, Judge Lisa Lench agreed with his defense attorneys that a...

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