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Harvey Weinstein fired after harassment allegations

Weinstein, known for aggressive awards campaigns that led to Oscars for movies like 'Shakespeare in Love'

Anousha Sakoui | Bloomberg 

Weinstein, the Oscar-winning movie studio, fired co-founder and guiding creative force Harvey Weinstein, just days after he stepped away from the company over allegations of sexual harassment stretching back decades.   Weinstein, 65, had taken a leave of absence from the company he started with his brother Robert after the New York Times said he had reached settlements with at least eight women claiming to have been harassed by him. Among those were at least three employees and an unidentified actress, the Times said.   “In light of new information about ...

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First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 00:27 IST
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