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NYC, London police taking fresh look at Weinstein claims

NYC, London police taking fresh look at Weinstein claims

She said that when she rang the bell of Weinstein's Westport, Connecticut, home she was shocked to see him in nothing but the undergarments when he answered the door.

To address any lingering concern about Harvey Weinstein's behaviour, Maerov said he successfully pushed a new code of conduct at the company that included a detailed description of sexual harassment.

The organisation have "informed" the disgraced producer - who was sacked from his own Weinstein Company earlier this week in the wake of a New York Times expose, which claimed he had sexually harassed a number of women over a 30-year period and paid off at least eight to keep their allegations quiet - of their decision and admitted they felt his alleged actions were "completely unacceptable and incompatible" with their own values. I got to get help.

"I was also terrified that this sort of thing had happened to so many women I know but no one had said anything because of fear". "I don't think it's right what's going on". I felt guilty as if I did something wrong.

While the meeting started uneventfully the film producer ended up putting his hands on her suggesting they head to his bedroom for a massage.

Members of the Weinstein Company board have insisted they were unaware of payments he had made to women who complained, calling the allegations "an utter surprise".

Beckinsale recalls that a few years later Weinstein asked her if he had tried anything with her at the first meeting. "I'm hanging in-I'm trying my best", he says. "He received a phone call the next day saying he would never work in another Miramax film", she said, adding that the young actress had "already been sleeping with Harvey and had told him that my friend had warned her".

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Cohen's letter to the board did not describe the contents of Harvey Weinstein's file, nor did it address whether Weinstein had entered into private settlements with women who complained of misconduct.

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The actress says she said no to Weinstein professionally many times over the years, and that Weinstein would often respond with anger, profanity and threats.

"Based on information referenced in published news reports the NYPD is conducting a review to determine if there are any additional complaints relating to the Harvey Weinstein matter", J. Peter Donald, of the NYPD's DCPI told the outlet.

On Tuesday, Weinstein was accused of rape by three women - claims Weinstein "unequivocally denies" - and his British wife Georgina Chapman announced she was leaving him.

"These actions point to a pattern of behavior that merits only the clearest and most unequivocal condemnation", festival president Pierre Lescure and general delegate Thierry Fremaux wrote in a statement.

"Our thoughts go out to the victims, to those who have had the courage to testify and to all the others", Fremaux and Lescure said.