Latest Harvey Weinstein News

Time's Up to halt operations, shift resources to legal fund

Jan. 22, 2023 16:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes carpet typically glitters with crystal-studded gowns in pastel hues, but it looked different in January 2018: The ballgowns were black, and the night's key accessory was a pin that read “Time's Up.” Onstage, Oprah Winfrey brought guests to their feet with a...

The women at the center of Harvey Weinstein's LA rape trial

Dec. 05, 2022 17:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors called 44 witnesses to make their case against Harvey Weinstein, but a jury's decision at his Los Angeles trial will hinge largely on the testimony of four: the women he is charged with raping or sexually assaulting, all known simply as “Jane Doe” in court. ...

Jury begins deliberations in Harvey Weinstein rape trial

Dec. 02, 2022 18:14 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors began deliberating Friday in the Los Angeles rape and sexual assault trial of Harvey Weinstein, after a final push from the prosecution. “You have irrefutable, overwhelming evidence of the nature of this man, and what he did to these women," Deputy...

'Regret is not rape,' Weinstein lawyer says in closing

Dec. 01, 2022 22:00 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for Harvey Weinstein at his Los Angeles rape and sexual assault trial told jurors Thursday that prosecutors' case relies entirely on asking them to trust women whose testimony showed they were untrustworthy. “‘Take my word for it’ — five words...

Prosecutor: Weinstein a 'degenerate rapist' and 'predator'

Nov. 30, 2022 22:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was a “predator” with unmistakable patterns who used his Hollywood power to lure women into meetings, sexually assault them and escape the consequences, a prosecutor said in closing arguments Wednesday at the former movie mogul's Los Angeles trial. ...

Mistrial after jury deadlock in Danny Masterson rape case

Nov. 30, 2022 21:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday at the rape trial of “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Masterson after jurors, who were leaning strongly toward acquitting him, deadlocked following the monthlong trial in which the Church of Scientology played a supporting role. ...

'Wakanda Forever' extends reign, 'She Said' struggles

Nov. 20, 2022 13:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” extended its box-office reign in its second week of release with $67 million in ticket sales over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “She Said,” about the journalistic investigation into Harvey Weinstein, struggled in...

Prosecution rests case at Harvey Weinstein sex assault trial

Nov. 17, 2022 22:24 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors in Los Angeles rested their case Thursday in the trial of Harvey Weinstein, who they allege raped two women and sexually assaulted two others. The move from Deputy District Attorney Paul Thompson came after nearly four weeks of testimony from 44...

Review: ‘She Said’ chronicles the scoop that fed a movement

Nov. 17, 2022 18:52 PM EST

Those old Hollywood newspaper flicks are great, but today’s journalists don’t run around newsrooms yelling “Get me rewrite!” Nor do they sprint across the room shouting “Stop the presses!” over the click-clack of teletype machines and manual typewriters. But that...

Weinstein attorney cross-examines accuser Siebel-Newsom

Nov. 15, 2022 21:53 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Siebel Newsom, a documentary filmmaker and the wife of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, faced cross-examination from one of Harvey Weinstein 's attorneys Tuesday about why her description of a 2005 encounter during which she says the filmmaker raped her has expanded since...