Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Takes Leave of Absence Amid Harassment Claims

Harvey Weinstein faced decades of sexual harassment allegations: Report

Harvey Weinstein faced decades of sexual harassment allegations: Report

Harvey Weinstein cited Jay-Z's "4:44" lyrics in his response to the New York Times' explosive story about the sexual harassment allegations against him - but he seems to have gotten them wrong. That more bellicose remark was in contrast to an earlier statement to the Times in which he said, "I needed to be a better person, and my interactions with the people I work with have changed".

But another Weinstein lawyer, Charles Harder, said in a separate statement to the Hollywood Reporter that his client was preparing to sue the New York Times.

As per the New York Times, "dozens of Mr. Weinstein's former and current employees, from assistants to top executives said they knew of inappropriate conduct while they worked for him".

Mr Weinstein's lawyer, Lisa Bloom, said in another statement that he denies numerous allegations against him as "patently false".

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He's also disputed a New York Times report that claimed he harassed female employees over almost three decades.

Actress Ashley Judd told The Times that she was harassed by Weinstein at a hotel two decades ago.

Judd claims that, the same year, Weinstein asked her to give him a massage and demanded she watch him shower after inviting her to his Beverly Hills hotel room for a "business meeting". "I have since learned its not an excuse, in the office - or out of it", Weinstein said. The settlements ranged from about $80,000 to $150,000, according to the Times. One account even accused the 65-year-old movie mogul of promising career advancement in exchange for sexual favors.

Allegations by Weinstein employees, including Lauren O'Connor, were also shared. My journey now will be to learn about myself and conquer my demons'. The paper claims that its investigation unearthed "legal records, e-mails, and internal documents from the businesses he has run, Miramax and the Weinstein Company".

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The allegations revealed in a New York Times article are disturbing to say the least. She said Weinstein denies numerous allegations and was not given a fair chance to rebut them. "I so respect all women and regret what happened".

Harvey Weinstein, who heads The Weinstein Co. with his brother, Bob, arrives at the 2014 Oscars in Los Angeles.

Weinstein has five children; three with ex-wife Eve Chilton Weinstein and two with wife Georgina Chapman.

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