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Model Sara Ziff Sues Disney Over Alleged Rape by Ex-Miramax Executive

While nearly all civil suits against Harvey Weinstein were resolved by a global settlement, due to a New York law that temporarily lifts the statute of limitations on certain sexual misconduct claims he’s now facing a new legal fight over allegations that his former Miramax colleague raped a 19-year-old model two decades ago. Sara Ziff […]

Paris Hilton Reveals Why ‘South Park’ “Upset” Her, Pretending to Vote for Donald Trump in New Memoir 

In Paris: The Memoir, model, “OG” influencer, media personality, entrepreneur and mother Paris Hilton shares details behind some of her most public — and private — moments while living as a Hollywood-adjacent hotel heiress. It’s a look behind the curtain of the 2000s reality star and tabloid princess’ life that focuses on her time at a series […]

Harvey Weinstein’s “Jane Doe 1” Victim Reveals Identity: “I’m Tired of Hiding”

On Dec. 19, Evgeniya Chernyshova was driving to pick out a Christmas tree near her home in Los Angeles when she got a message that she’s been waiting for, in some form or another, for five years. “We have a verdict,” read the text from Chernyshova’s attorney, Dave Ring. The 43-year-old mother of three stopped […]

Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 16 Years in L.A. Rape Trial

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Thursday to 16 years in prison for rape, capping off his fall as one of the most powerful producers in Hollywood. The sentence will likely lead to Weinstein, who’s already serving 23 years after a conviction in a trial in New York, spending the rest of his life behind bars. He […]

Harvey Weinstein’s Legal Battles Expand on Both Coasts

As Harvey Weinstein’s sentencing looms and his attorneys argue for a new trial, a civil battle in New York moves forward and another is filed in Los Angeles. On Thursday one of the four Jane Does who testified during Weinstein’s L.A. trial filed a lawsuit against him alleging rape and false imprisonment, among other claims. […]

M. Night Shyamalan Says He Has Experienced Hollywood Highs and Lows So Many Times

M. Night Shyamalan thought his career was over. In the mid- to late-’90s, he was trapped at Miramax, and his little-seen second film, 1998’s Wide Awake, had been put through the Harvey Weinstein wringer. His dreams of being a working Hollywood director were fading day by day until his reps at UTA found a crack […]

Harvey Weinstein Rape Conviction Sentencing Delayed to February

Harvey Weinstein’s sentencing for his rape conviction in a Los Angeles trial last month has been pushed to February so his lawyers can prepare a motion for a new trial. On Monday, Weinstein appeared briefly in an L.A. courtroom, where Judge Lisa Lench agreed to reschedule the former movie mogul’s sentencing to Feb. 23, at […]

Rowena Chiu, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Mira Sorvino and Others React to Weinstein’s Rape Conviction in L.A. Trial

Following Harvey Weinstein’s conviction of rape by an L.A. jury on Monday, some of his accusers, other actresses and activists took to social media to react to the verdict. Lauren O’Connor, who wrote the leaked 2015 memo addressed to her colleagues that described Weinstein’s toxic behavior and eventually helped take him down, told The Hollywood […]

Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty of Rape in L.A. Trial As Jury Reveals Mixed Verdict

After ten days of deliberations, Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape in a Los Angeles trial, the jury found on Monday. But, in a mixed verdict, the 12-member jury acquitted Weinstein of another sexual assault charge related to a different Jane Doe accuser and couldn’t reach a decision on three other counts. This trial centered […]

Weinstein Jurors Haven’t Reached a Verdict in 9 Days of Deliberations

Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial have not reached a verdict on the ninth day of considering the case. They won’t deliberate Thursday or Friday. The jury has requested for testimony to be read back Monday, when it will resume deliberations. It’s unknown whose testimony will be heard. Jurors — nine men and three women […]

She Wrote the Memo That Helped Take Down Harvey Weinstein. She’s Finally Ready to Talk.

Lauren O’Connor was alone at a deli in an office park in Santa Monica, having a grilled cheese and tomato sandwich while on her lunch break from Amazon Studios, when she suddenly, terrifyingly, found herself front-page news. It was Oct. 5, 2017, the day The New York Times published its first piece alleging that Harvey […]

Harvey Weinstein’s Rape Trial Now in L.A. Jury’s Hands

Over the course of five weeks, 44 witnesses have testified in Harvey Weinstein’s trial over accusations that he sexually assaulted four women and four others whose accusations didn’t lead to charges. Prosecutors, wrapping up their closing arguments on Friday, said that the Jane Doe accusers and witnesses individually came forward without knowing each other’s stories […]