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Woody Allen Says He Feels ‘Sad’ for All In Weinstein Scandal — Including Harvey Weinstein

Woody Allen Says He Feels ‘Sad’ for All In Weinstein Scandal — Including Harvey Weinstein
Woody Allen says he’s “sad for everyone involved” in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal — including the mogul himself.

“Tragic for the poor women that were involved, sad for Harvey that life is so messed up,” Allen, 81, told the BBC in an interview published on Sunday. “There’s no winners in that, it’s just very, very sad and tragic for these poor women that had to go through that.”

Allen — who worked with Weinstein on a number of films throughout his career, including the Oscar-winning 1995 film Mighty Aphrodite — went on to say that although he heard some “rumors,” he
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Vampire Diaries Actress Wonders If Rebuffing Harvey Weinstein's Alleged Advances Hurt Her Career

Vampire Diaries Actress Wonders If Rebuffing Harvey Weinstein's Alleged Advances Hurt Her Career
Vampire Diaries actress Alice Evans penned an emotional essay on Saturday in which she opened up about about rejecting disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual advances and pondered the professional consequences that had on both her career and the career of her actor husband Ioan Gruffudd.

In the piece written for The Telegraph, Evans, 46, said her encounter with Weinstein happened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival where he approached her with a drink and complimented a recent audition Gruffudd had done for one of his projects.

Though Evans had heard rumors about Weinstein’s alleged bad behavior, she was concerned
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Courtney Love Warned Women Not to Go to Harvey Weinstein’s Hotel Room Back in 2005

Courtney Love Warned Women Not to Go to Harvey Weinstein’s Hotel Room Back in 2005
Over a decade before some of Hollywood’s biggest stars came out to accuse disgraced Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, The People vs. Larry Flint star Courtney Love warned up-and-coming actress of his bad behavior.

In an interview from the red carpet of the Comedy’s Central’s 2005 roast of Pamela Anderson, Love was asked by comedian Natasha Leggero what advice she has for young women trying to make it in Hollywood.

“Ummm… I’ll get libeled if I say it,” Love, 53, says at first in video of the chat unearthed by TMZ.

She then stops hesitating.
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Bond Actress Eva Green Breaks Silence on Harvey Weinstein's Alleged Sexual Harassment: 'I Had to Push Him Off'

Bond Actress Eva Green Breaks Silence on Harvey Weinstein's Alleged Sexual Harassment: 'I Had to Push Him Off'
Eva Green is adding her name to the long list of stars who have accused disgraced Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment.

In a statement issued to Variety, the 37-year-old Penny Dreadful star claimed she had to push Weinstein off of her after he made sexual advances during a business meeting in Paris.

The claim comes a day after Green’s mother, French actress Marlene Jobert, first revealed that her daughter was also “sexually harassed” by the movie mogul for two years during 2010-11.

“My daughter Eva was the victim of this horrible man,” the 76-year old star told Europe 1 radio,
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From Steve Bannon to Hillary Clinton, Everything to Know About Harvey Weinstein’s Influential Political Ties

From Steve Bannon to Hillary Clinton, Everything to Know About Harvey Weinstein’s Influential Political Ties
Before Harvey Weinstein‘s career was upended by allegations of sexual assault from a number of women, the film mogul’s influence extended beyond Hollywood — and into politics.

The movie mogul — who is now spending time in an Arizona luxury resort after numerous accusations from high-profile women including Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Kate Beckinsale — donated nearly $1 million in his own name to Democratic politicians over the past 17 years, according to Business Insider.

Notable among the group are former President Barack Obama, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, and Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Chuck Schumer, Al Franken, Cory Booker, and Kirsten Gillibrand
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Emma Thompson Says Harvey Weinstein Isn’t a 'Sex Addict' — 'He's a Predator'

Emma Thompson Says Harvey Weinstein Isn’t a 'Sex Addict' — 'He's a Predator'
Emma Thompson has strong words for Harvey Weinstein.

On Thursday, the Oscar winner spoke out against the movie mogul — adding that he’s hardly the only male in Hollywood who has allegedly abused his position of power over women.

“I didn’t know about these things, but they don’t surprise me at all, and they’re endemic to the system,” Thompson, 58, said during an interview with BBC Newsnight.

“What I find sort of extraordinary is that this man is at the top of a very particular iceberg, you know he’s — I don’t think you can describe him as a ‘sex addict,
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Tom Hanks Doesn't Buy Harvey Weinstein's Response to Sexual Assault Allegations: I Grew Up in the '60s and '70s Too

Tom Hanks Doesn't Buy Harvey Weinstein's Response to Sexual Assault Allegations: I Grew Up in the '60s and '70s Too
Tom Hanks is no fan of Harvey Weinstein.

The actor spoke out against the movie mogul to the New York Times in a feature about his collection of short stories, titled Uncommon Type: Some Stories. Hanks, 61, said he didn’t buy Weinstein’s statement in response to the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by multiple women in the Nyt, including actress Ashley Judd.

In the lengthy statement on Oct.5, Weinstein referenced his upbringing in a different time when addressing the allegations.

“I came of age in the 60’s and 70’s, when all the rules about behavior and workplaces were different.
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French Actress Florence Darel Says Harvey Weinstein Propositioned Her While His Wife Was Next Door

French Actress Florence Darel Says Harvey Weinstein Propositioned Her While His Wife Was Next Door
Another actress has come forward accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. French star Florence Darel says the movie mogul relentlessly pursued her in the mid ’90s and then propositioned her in a hotel room while his wife at the time, Eve Chilton, was in the room next door.

“I was in shock. I was in shock,” Darel, 49, tells People about the alleged incident. “I was astonished. When you have someone so physically disgusting in front of you, continuing and continuing as though this was all perfectly normal… What happened to me may not be illegal but it was inappropriate. Very inappropriate.
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Kate Beckinsale Says Harvey Weinstein Came Onto Her When She Was 17 and Claims Rejecting Him Hurt Her Career

Kate Beckinsale Says Harvey Weinstein Came Onto Her When She Was 17 and Claims Rejecting Him Hurt Her Career
Kate Beckinsale is the latest actress to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. On Thursday, the Underworld star claimed her career suffered after rejecting the movie mogul’s sexual advances starting at the age of 17.

In a statement released to her Instagram, Beckinsale, 44, detailed her alleged experiences with the producer, saying he showed up to a meeting in a bathrobe and offered her alcohol when she was just a teenager.

“I was called to meet Harvey Weinstein at the Savoy Hotel when I was 17. I assumed it would be in a conference room which was very common. When I arrived,
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Harvey Weinstein Breaks Down as He Speaks Out About Sexual Harassment Scandal: 'We All Make Mistakes. Second Chance, I Hope'

Harvey Weinstein Breaks Down as He Speaks Out About Sexual Harassment Scandal: 'We All Make Mistakes. Second Chance, I Hope'
Harvey Weinstein spoke to cameras on Wednesday while leaving his daughter’s Los Angeles house, saying he was “not doing Ok” and hoping for a “second chance” after numerous women in Hollywood accused the movie mogul of sexual misconduct.

“I’m hanging in. I’m trying my best,” Weinstein said in a video by TMZ.

When a cameraman said he was glad to see the producer was all right, he responded, “I’m not doing okay, but I’m trying. I gotta get help.”

He added, “We all make mistakes. Second chance, I hope.”

A source confirmed to People that Weinstein,
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Everything You Need to Know About the Harvey Weinstein Scandal -- From the Accusations to the Fallout

Everything You Need to Know About the Harvey Weinstein Scandal -- From the Accusations to the Fallout
As the scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein continues to develop every day, with more celebrities condemning the producer's alleged actions or coming out with their own claims of sexual harassment, Et is looking back and breaking down the scandal as it's developed.

From a look at Weinstein's rise to Hollywood power before the scandal broke, to the big-name stars who claim that they were harassed by him, to the producer's current sex addition treatment, here's everything you need to know about the massive controversy.

The Hollywood Mogul Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Harvey Weinstein has been a powerful and influential Hollywood producer for decades. The media mogul and his brother, Bob Weinstein co-founded the independent film distribution studio Miramax in 1979 and in 2005, they left to start their own independent movie studio, The Weinstein Company.

Through his decades in art house production and distribution of wildly profitable films, the 65-year-old executive formed friendships and professional connections with a huge number
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Everything You Need to Know About the Harvey Weinstein Scandal -- From the Accusations to the Fallout

Everything You Need to Know About the Harvey Weinstein Scandal -- From the Accusations to the Fallout
As the scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein continues to develop every day, with more celebrities condemning the producer's alleged actions or coming out with their own claims of sexual harassment, Et is looking back and breaking down the scandal as it's developed.

From a look at Weinstein's rise to Hollywood power before the scandal broke, to the big-name stars who claim that they were harassed by him, to the producer's current sex addition treatment, here's everything you need to know about the massive controversy.

The Hollywood Mogul Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Harvey Weinstein has been a powerful and influential Hollywood producer for decades. The media mogul and his brother, Bob Weinstein co-founded the independent film distribution studio Miramax in 1979 and in 2005, they left to start their own independent movie studio, The Weinstein Company.

Through his decades in art house production and distribution of wildly profitable films, the 65-year-old executive formed friendships and professional connections with a huge number
See full article at Entertainment Tonight »

Rose McGowan’s Twitter Account Suspended for Violating Rules: ‘There Are Powerful Forces at Work’

Rose McGowan’s Twitter Account Suspended for Violating Rules: ‘There Are Powerful Forces at Work’
Rose McGowan took to Instagram Wednesday after she says her Twitter account was suspended for violating the social media sites’ rules.

Sharing a photo of a Twitter notice on her Instagram account, the former Charmed actress wrote in the caption, “Twitter Has Suspended Me. There Are Powerful Forces At Work. Be My Voice. #Rosearmy.”

Her account’s suspension follows her vocal statements against Harvey Weinstein and the sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations against him.

McGowan has also been vocal about Ben Affleck, telling the Argo actor and director to “f— off” in tweet.

Her comment came after Affleck slammed Weinstein,
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James Van Der Beek Reveals He Had His ‘Ass Grabbed by Older, Powerful Men’ in Wake of Weinstein Harassment Scandal

James Van Der Beek Reveals He Had His ‘Ass Grabbed by Older, Powerful Men’ in Wake of Weinstein Harassment Scandal
James Van Der Beek has revealed he too was a victim of sexual harassment.

The Dawson’s Creek star, 40, spoke out about his experiences as a younger actor in Hollywood after slamming those criticizing the women who have spoken out about Harvey Weinstein‘s alleged sexual misconduct.

Taking to Twitter late Wednesday night, Van Der Beek said he had been the target of older men.

I’ve had my ass grabbed by older, powerful men, I’ve had them corner me in inappropriate sexual conversations when I was much younger…

James Van Der Beek (@vanderjames) October 12, 2017

“I’ve had my ass grabbed by older,
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Harvey Weinstein and Daughter's 'Yelling Argument' Prompts 'Family Dispute' Call to Police

Harvey Weinstein and Daughter's 'Yelling Argument' Prompts 'Family Dispute' Call to Police
Harvey Weinstein and his 22-year-old daughter Remy got into an argument so heated this morning that the police were called.

Harvey and Remy had a yelling argument, and Harvey left her house upset,” a source tells People, adding, “He seemed stressed out and very unhappy.”

The Los Angeles Police Department confirms that officers responded to a “family disturbance call” at Remy’s Hollywood home around 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

“The investigation revealed that it was just a family dispute,” according to the Lapd.

Remy, formally known as Lily, is one of the disgraced movie mogul’s three children with ex-wife Eve Chilton.
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Here's Why Brad Pitt Worked With Harvey Weinstein After Alleged Incident With Gwyneth Paltrow (Exclusive)

Here's Why Brad Pitt Worked With Harvey Weinstein After Alleged Incident With Gwyneth Paltrow (Exclusive)
Brad Pitt was one of the first people that Gwyneth Paltrow told about her alleged sexual encounter with Harvey Weinstein when she was just 22 years old.

At the time, Pitt was dating the now 45-year-old actress, who claims in a piece by The New York Times that the encounter occurred before filming began on 1996's Emma. A source tells Et that when Pitt heard of Weinstein's alleged inappropriate behavior, he "felt compelled to confront" the producer, telling him repeatedly that it better "never happen again."

"Gwyneth was someone important to him and he did what he thought was right," the source says. "He didn't think about the consequences to his career that might come from confronting Harvey; he just did what he needed to."

Despite the alleged incident, Paltrow continued to work with Weinstein -- and so did Pitt. Years after Pitt confronted Weinstein, the two worked together on the 2009 war drama, Inglourious Basterds. Pitt starred
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Cara Delevingne Says Harvey Weinstein Sexually Harassed Her and Tried to Make Her Kiss Another Woman During Audition

Cara Delevingne Says Harvey Weinstein Sexually Harassed Her and Tried to Make Her Kiss Another Woman During Audition
Cara Delevingne is the latest actress to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. On Wednesday, she claimed the movie mogul tried to get her to kiss another woman in front of him and threatened her career over her sexual orientation.

In a statement released to her Instagram, Delevingne, 25, detailed her alleged experience with the producer while meeting about the Weinstein Company film Tulip Fever in 2014 (the film was released in 2017).

“When I first started to work as an actress, I was working on a film and I received a call from Harvey Weinstein asking if I had slept with any
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Tamron Hall Says She Called Harvey Weinstein to Confront Him About 'Horrifying' Sexual Assault Allegations

Tamron Hall Says She Called Harvey Weinstein to Confront Him About 'Horrifying' Sexual Assault Allegations
Tamron Hall got to know Harvey Weinstein in the wake of her NBC exit last February, building a friendship with the Hollywood producer and even signing a talk-show development deal with The Weinstein Company three months ago.

But as a longtime detractor of crimes against women, the 47-year-old journalist says she found the allegations of decades of sexual misconduct against Weinstein to be “horrifying” — and called him directly to tell him so.

“It’s a woman’s worst nightmare to be in a situation where you believe someone more powerful has control over your life,” Hall told the The Huffington Post on Tuesday,
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Harvey Weinstein Going to Residential Treatment Facility Following Sexual Harassment Scandal

Harvey Weinstein Going to Residential Treatment Facility Following Sexual Harassment Scandal
Harvey Weinstein is heading to a residential treatment facility, multiple sources tell People.

The movie mogul’s decision to seek professional help comes in the wake of a massive and ongoing sexual harassment and assault scandal, in which dozens of women have come forward to accuse him of abuse over the course of decades.

In a bombshell New York Times report last week, eight women — including actress Ashley Judd — spoke out against Weinstein, accusing him of inappropriate behavior. The paper also reported that Weinstein reached private settlements with eight women, including actress Rose McGowan.

Following the initial report, Weinstein said
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Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers: The Growing List of Women Alleging Sexual Assault & Harassment

Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers: The Growing List of Women Alleging Sexual Assault & Harassment
The New Yorker published an expose on movie mogul Harvey Weinstein on Tuesday that alleges the producer raped three women. The report follows an Oct. 5 New York Times investigation documenting three decades of sexual harassment allegations against Weinstein.

Ronan Farrow spent 10 months interviewing 13 women who claim they were assaulted or harassed by Weinstein. The New Yorker article contains on-the-record accounts from actresses who reported Weinstein forcibly received or performed sexual acts on women. More women, including Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie came forward on Tuesday to share their accounts with the New York Times.

Here are the women who have gone on the record with their stories:

Tomi-Ann Roberts (1984)

When Roberts was a 20-year-old junior in college, she waited tables in New York and hoped to start a career acting. One of her customers, Weinstein, urged her to audition for a movie. He sent her scripts and asked her to meet him where he was staying to discuss
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