Celebrities and activists welcomed the guilty verdict against Harvey Weinstein, the Academy Award-winning producer who had reigned as one of the most powerful figures in Hollywood.
Former Hollywood producer acquitted of predatory sexual assault and first-degree rape
New York jurors weighing rape and sexual assault charges against former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein ended their third day of deliberations by asking on Thursday to review testimony from actress Annabella Sciorra.
One of Hollywood's most powerful men, Harvey Weinstein, has been found guilty of rape at his trial in New York. The jury found Weinstein guilty of a criminal sex act in the first degree for forcing, and also convicted him of rape in the third degree Continue reading...
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A jury convicted Mr. Weinstein of felony sex crime and rape, but acquitted him of the most serious charges against him, predatory sexual assault.
Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape by a New York jury on Monday and handcuffed in court, a milestone verdict for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to go public with misconduct allegations against powerful men.Once one of Hollywood’s most powerful producers, Weinstein, 67, was convicted of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi in 2006 and raping Jessica Mann, a one-time aspiring actress, in 2013.Weinstein was acquitted on…
Harvey Weinstein's lead defense attorney Donna Rotunno was lambasted by a prosecutor for writing an op-ed addressing the jury ahead of trial deliberations.
The movie mogul’s predatory behaviour was said to be ‘just the way the industry works’. Now, finally, that may change
Memories of some of my encounters with Harvey Weinstein over the past two decades, just off the top of my head: September 2006, arriving at the New York fashion show for the fashion label Marchesa, co-run by Weinstein’s now ex-wife Georgina Chapman. Weinstein prowled around the front row, crossing off a name on his list every time a famous actress arrived to watch the show. (Several actresses have since said Weinstein “bullied” them into wearing Marchesa to high-profile events.)
In 2011, hiding in a bathroom in LA to get away from Weinstein because he blamed me personally for an article in the Guardian’s business section that had reported financial difficulties at his company. In 2012, being called by one of Weinstein’s myriad assistants, when I was again in Los Angeles to cover the Oscars, to say that Weinstein had personally banned me from various restaurants because of “unfriendly” Guardian coverage. No specific date, as this was pretty much a constant over the past two decades: laughing knowingly with other journalists about how if we gave anything other than glowing coverage to his films, or actors in his films, Weinstein would ban us from his film screenings and threaten to pull advertising from our publications. Continue reading...
The jury in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York said on Friday they were deadlocked on the most serious criminal charges and suggested they were unanimous on the others leveled against the former Hollywood mogul.
Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape and sexual assault against two women and led off to prison in handcuffs on Feb. 25 in what his foes hailed as a landmark moment for the legal system and a long-overdue reckoning for the man vilified as the biggest monster of the #MeToo era.
US president calls Weinstein's conviction a 'great victory' for women
Women's rights groups and actresses who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse described feeling a wave of relief and camaraderie on Monday after a jury found the producer guilty of one count of rape and one count of committing a criminal sexual act.
The symbolic significance of his conviction can’t be overstated: for women, this is a very good day
Harvey Weinstein is guilty. A Manhattan jury on Monday found the former Hollywood producer guilty of rape in the third degree and criminal sexual act in the first degree. Weinstein was acquitted, however, on the most serious charges of predatory sexual assault and rape in the first degree.
The conviction is a partial victory for the #MeToo movement, which secured Weinstein’s indictment with tremendous political pressure after the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus Vance, had declined to bring charges against Weinstein for years, despite mounting evidence of the producer’s sexual misconduct and a taped confession secured by the New York police with the help of one of his victims. Continue reading...
With two main accusers, weeks of testimony, and a complex set of charges, jurors in the Harvey Weinstein rape trial have a lot to weigh in their deliberations. Here are four questions they're considering and one they cannot.
A jury of seven men and five women meet today in New York Supreme Court to begin deliberations on whether to find disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein guilty of sexual assault. The case has drawn international attention amid the #MeToo movement. If the jurors find Weinstein guilty, he faces a maximum sentence of life in prison. Weinstein has been accused of sexual misconduct by more than 100 women but in this case faces five charges based on evidence relating to two main accusers. One woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, alleges she was raped by Weinstein in a New York hotel, for which he has been charged with rape in the first and third degrees. The second main accuser is former "Project Runway" production assistant Miriam Haley, who alleges Weinstein forced oral sex on her in 2006. For this, Weinstein faces a count of criminal sex act. If the jury finds Weinstein guilty of the charges relating to either or both of the main accusers, then it can consider two counts of predatory sexual assault against him. We speak with Irin Carmon, a senior correspondent for New York magazine who has followed the allegations against Harvey Weinstein. She spoke with 21 of his accusers in her article "100 Women vs. Harvey Weinstein" and wrote about a 57-page PowerPoint Harvey Weinstein's team sent to reporters that smeared his alleged victims. Her new piece is headlined "The Woman Who Taped Harvey Weinstein."
A New York jury has found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual assault in a landmark case for the #MeToo movement, but the panel did not convict the former movie mogul of predatory sexual assault, which could have sent him to prison for life.
Media mogul Harvey Weinstein will now pay something of a price for raping and terrorizing women in the film industry where he prowled, rich and hideous, for decades, writes Heather Mallick.
The scandal that rocked Hollywood is reaching its final act with the trial of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
The corporate home of The New Yorker, which reported on Harvey Weinstein and others who have used nondisclosure agreements to silence accusers, steps back from a common settlement tactic.
Here are key moments from the trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who was convicted on Monday of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi and raping onetime aspiring actress Jessica Mann.
On the fourth day of deliberations, the jury asks if it can be split on two charges of predatory sexual assault but is told to continue deliberating.
Much of what has been reported at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial in New York City has come from a core group of women journalists.
An "upbeat" Harvey Weinstein on Tuesday spent his first full day at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said, a day after the former Hollywood movie producer was convicted of sexual assault and rape.
Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape in a New York court on Monday and taken off to jail in handcuffs, a victory for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to publicly accuse powerful men of misconduct.
Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of rape and a felony sex crime Monday in his sexual assault trial. Later in the day, he was taken to a hospital with chest pains.
More than 80 women have accused Weinstein of sexual assault, and Weinstein has denied all of the accusations and said any sexual encounters were consensual. The allegations helped fuel the #MeToo movement on social media in 2017, which inspired more women to publicly accuse powerful men of misconduct.
Erin Overbey introduces a selection of coverage on the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who was found guilty of felony sex crime and third-degree rape, including Ronan Farrow’s groundbreaking report, which helped usher in the #MeToo era.
While the New York chapter of Harvey Weinstein's criminal prosecution is over, pending an appeal and sentencing, the legal saga will soon move to L.A.
A jury has found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual assault, following a seven-week trial in Manhattan. The jurors convicted the disgraced Hollywood producer Monday of raping then-aspiring actress Jessica Mann in a hotel room in 2013 and of sexually assaulting production assistant Miriam Haley at his apartment in 2006 by forcibly performing oral sex on her. Weinstein was convicted of first-degree commission of a criminal sexual act and third-degree rape. But he was acquitted of two more serious charges of predatory sexual assault and first-degree rape. He faces a total sentence of up to 29 years in prison. His sentencing has been set for March 11. "It's a beginning," says Rosanna Arquette, award-winning actress, filmmaker and activist. She was one of the first women to share details of Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct. We are also joined by Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement and now the executive director of the newly established organization of the same name, known as "Me Too" International.
Naomi Fry writes about the verdict in the Harvey Weinstein trial in New York, at which the producer was found guilty of two sex crimes.
Although a New York jury found former producer Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual assault, many activists caution that the fight to fix a 'broken system' continues.
Newly convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein was supposed to be locked up on Rikers Island by now. Instead, the former movie mogul is in a Manhattan hospital, one day after his convictions for first-degree criminal sex act and third-degree rape.
Disgraced former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of first-degree commission of a criminal sexual act and third-degree rape, but acquitted of two more serious charges. "If we turn a blind eye to the systems that they operate in, then we'll just have another Harvey Weinstein. … That's why we have to upend the systems," says Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement. We also speak with award-winning actress Rosanna Arquette, who was one of the first women to share details of Weinstein's sexual misconduct.
Once one of Hollywood's most powerful producers, Harvey Weinstein has been convicted in a New York court of sexual assault and rape.
'I just think that we're being educated about the reality of sexual assault,' says Haleyi
The disgraced Hollywood producer faces life in prison if convicted of predatory sexual assault, the most serious charge against him
The president called the film producer’s conviction “a great victory” for women even as he focused on Mr. Weinstein’s ties to Democrats.