Entertainment Rose McGowan Files Lawsuit Against Harvey Weinstein, Others Over “Campaign” To Suppress Victims’ Claims
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has filed a lawsuit alleging that and what the suit claims is his “team of fixers” — attorneys and and an Israeli private-security contractor — conspired to silence sexual assault victims.
Those include McGowan, who wrote in her 2018 memoirthat Weinstein raped her at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. She was one of the first women to come forward with her story to , whose exposé in the New Yorker along with similar reporting in The New York Times in October 2017 opened the floodgates to other allegations against Weinstein, who is awaiting trial in New York on several sexual abuse charges. It also helped pave the way for the #MeToo movement.
Sienna Miller hits out at 'dangerous' trend of type-casting actors to fit roles - 'liberal is becoming almost fascistic'
In an interview the American-British actor, 37 opened up about her opinions on the film industry, criticising the 'whitewashing' of roles. She also said she called Harvey Weinstein 'Pops'. During an interview the American-British actor, 37, opened up about her opinions on the film industry, criticizing the 'whitewashing' of roles.
The efforts to silence McGowan and other alleged victims have resurfaced in Farrow’s new book, Catch and Kill, which centers on the investigation. It details efforts especially from Black Cube, which reportedly sent operatives to collect and conduct surveillance on victims and reporters.
The lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in California (read it) claims that when Weinstein found out that McGowan was planning to write about the assault in the book, he launched a “campaign” that “involved some of the most powerful forces that money could buy” including Boies, Bloom and Black Cube, an “international spy agency.”
The suit, which seeks a jury trial, claims that Weinstein “relied on his co-conspirators, including Defendants, to seek and suppress information about other women who might reveal his misconduct, harm his reputation, and potentially report his sexual misconduct.”
Rose McGowan rips Hillary Clinton over ties to 'predators' Bill Clinton, Harvey Weinstein
Rose McGowan called out Hillary Clinton last week over a report that Clinton's publicist told journalist Ronan Farrow that his investigation into Harvey Weinstein's alleged history of sexual misconduct was "a concern" for the Clinton camp.“I knew that Hillary Clinton’s people, were protecting the Monster,” McGowan wrote, referring to Weinstein. “I can’t believe I used to support her. I guess predators are her style.
Its 11 complaints include two counts of violating the civil RICO Act, the Bane Act, wiretapping and fraud.
Weinstein, who has been accused by dozens of women of sexual abuse, has denied any non-consensual acts.
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Weinstein's lawyer says his criminal trial is expected to take at least two months .
The criminal trial against former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is expected to take at least two months, his attorney indicated in a recent letter. © Pool/Getty Images North America/Getty Images NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: Harvey Weinstein along with his attorney Benjamin Brafman (L) appears at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, May 25, 2018. (Photo by Steven Hirsch-Pool via Getty Images) Weinstein's criminal trial is scheduled to begin on January 6, 2020. He faces charges of predatory sexual assault, criminal sexual act and first-degree and third-degree rape.
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