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American sex offender and former film producer

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Harvey Weinstein: American sex offender and former film producer
Harvey Weinstein is an American former film producer and a convicted sex offender. He and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax, which produced successful independent films including Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), The Crying Game (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Heavenly Creatures (1994), Flirting with Disaster (1996), and Shakespeare in Love (1998). Weinstein won an Academy Award for producing Shakespeare in Love and seven Tony Awards for plays and musicals, including The Producers, Billy Elliot the Musical, and August: Osage County. After leaving Miramax, Weinstein and his brother Bob founded The Weinstein Company, a mini-major film studio. He was co-chairman, alongside Bob, from 2005 to 2017.

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'Medusa' sculpture becomes #MeToo art [Video]

'Medusa' sculpture becomes #MeToo art

A seven-foot bronze sculpture, "Medusa With The Head of Perseus," was unveiled on Tuesday (October 13), across the street from Manhattan Supreme Court, where Harvey Weinstein was convicted. Its author,..

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Harvey Weinstein accused of raping industry acquaintance during 2000 presidential debate [Video]

Harvey Weinstein accused of raping industry acquaintance during 2000 presidential debate

Harvey Weinstein has been accused of raping a woman in the film industry during the 2000 presidential debate in a new lawsuit.

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From Coast To Coast: Harvey Weinstein Faces New L.A. Rape Charges [Video]

From Coast To Coast: Harvey Weinstein Faces New L.A. Rape Charges

Newser reports the charges against disgraced Hollywood mogul and sex offender Harvey Weinstein continue to pile up. Los Angeles Country prosecutors say Weinstein was charged Friday with the rape of two..

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Jamie Foxx’s Electro Return for MCU’s 'Spider-Man,' Netflix's 'Cobra Kai' Renewal and More News | THR News [Video]

Jamie Foxx’s Electro Return for MCU’s 'Spider-Man,' Netflix's 'Cobra Kai' Renewal and More News | THR News

Jamie Foxx could be headed back to the Spider-Verse as Electro, Netflix confirms more ‘Cobra Kai’ is on the way and Harvey Weinstein is back in the news after additional charges have been filed..

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Rachael Leigh Cook’s manager protected her from Harvey Weinstein' [Video]

Rachael Leigh Cook’s manager protected her from Harvey Weinstein'

Rachael Leigh Cook will always be grateful to her former manager for protecting her from disgraced music mogul Harvey Weinstein.

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