Monday, 9 October 2017

Harvey Weinstein fired by his Directors after Sexual Harassment claims | Scandal

Harvey Weinstein, film producer accused of sexually harassing female employees for about 30-years, has been sacked by his company's the board, BBC report.

Weinstein directors said that "in light of new information about misconduct", they had terminated Mr Weinstein's employment "effective immediately".

This was revealed in a statement released on Sunday by Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard Koenigsberg and Tarak Ben Ammar. Weinstein, however, had been informed about his sack.

Miramax and Weinstein Company co-founder has produced quite a number of Oscar-winning films, like Shakespeare in Love, The King's Speech and The Artist.

Meanwhile, after a New York Times report about the harassment claims, the 65-year-old reportedly apologised and said he planned to take a leave of absence.

"The way I've behaved with colleagues in the past has caused a lot of pain, and I sincerely apologise for it". Weinstein said.

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