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Harvey Weinstein to Be Honored at amfAR's New York Gala

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Harvey Weinstein and wife Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman.

The star-studded event will kick off New York Fashion Week on Feb. 10.

Harvey Weinstein is no stranger to the fashion crowd — he's married to Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman, after all.

Now the Oscar-winning film producer will be honored at one of the industry's glitziest events: amfAR's black-tie gala that will kick off New York Fashion Week on Feb. 10.

The foundation, known for its AIDS research, will recognize Weinstein for his exceptional contributions to the global struggle against HIV/AIDS. The gala will include a live auction, an honoree tribute and a special performance.

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Harry Belafonte, Steve Buscemi, Jim Clerkin, Andy Cohen, Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Patrick Demarchelier, John Demsey and Morgan Freeman are among this year's chairs.

Previous honorees include former President Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Taylor, Diane von Furstenberg, Sir Elton John, Donna Karan, Carine Roitfeld and Anna Wintour, to name a few boldfacers.

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Harry Winston will serve as the event's presenting sponsor.

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