Published: Fri, October 13, 2017
Culture&Arts | By Hattie Nash

NYPD to Re-Examine Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Probe, Sources Say

NYPD to Re-Examine Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Probe, Sources Say

Though dozens of women have told stories of sexual predation by the Hollywood mogul in the past week, beginning with reports in the New York Times and the New Yorker that blew the story open, Weinstein has never been criminally charged.

British media also reported overnight that London police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault involving Weinstein. This directly contradicts what Harvey's brother Bob Weinstein and company chief David Glasser told staffers in a meeting on Tuesday.

Representatives for Twitter declined to comment Thursday.

Hillary Clinton has also come out against Weinstein, condemning his actions and saying in an interview with CNN Wednesday that she will donate the money Weinstein contributed to her political campaigns.

But the Manhattan District Attorney determined there wasn't enough evidence to prosecute, and the statute of limitations on the allegations of forcible touching, a misdemeanor, have expired.

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It is announced that Harvey Weinstein has been sacked by the board of his company, with immediate effect. "It's serial sexual harassment not a Monkee's tattoo!" And so she offers some business advice-specifically referencing an aspect of the Harvey Weinstein scandal without actually naming Weinstein. She declined the offer and never meant to complain to human resources personnel, internal records show.

Barth told CNN about her encounter.

"Fellas", she says, "I'm a big comedy-star-slash-Hollywood-executive, and I've found that it's quite easy to not masturbate in front of my employees". The actress said she applauds the women who have come forward with their stories.

Boies said that at the time of the contract negotiations, he was aware of three or four settlements with women.

They say the decision was made "in light of new information about misconduct".

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His law firm, Boies, Schiller & Flexner, has represented The Weinstein Co. and its predecessor, Miramax, in a variety of legal matters. "Sexual harassment is rampant in every profession imaginable". He said he did not see a need to press for more details or follow through with an investigation.

"It's not like they're going to talk to everyone Weinstein has ever talked to", one law-enforcement said.

In a statement Thursday, guild President Beau Willimon and Executive Director Lowell Peterson condemned Harvey Weinstein's "deplorable" behavior and said that "sexual harassment and assault have always been hallmarks of the entertainment industry". "It's more if anyone's been a victim or feels like they've been a victim, come forward".

"I said, over and over, 'I don't want to do this, stop, don't...."

Over the last week, four members seen as friendly with Harvey Weinstein have left the board.

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Hachette and the book publishing arm of the Weinstein Company had a co-publishing arrangement that included works by Dick Van Dyke, Larry King and Tim Russert.

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