Harvey Weinstein, who once ruled Hollywood, is behind bars today. He has been charged with rape and sexual violence with two women in a New York court. The 12-judge bench gave this ruling in the hearing of the case which lasted for 6 weeks. He will be sentenced on March 11, but until then, 67-year-old Winstein will remain in prison.
Harvey is the co-founder of two major Hollywood production and distribution companies (Miramax and the Weinstein Company). Harvey has produced ‘The Crying Game’, ‘Pulp Fiction’, ‘Shakespeare in Love’ through these companies. His films have received more than 300 Oscar nominations so far. Apart from films, Harvey is also very strong politically. He has also raised funds for Democratic Party candidates such as Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. According to media reports, the party gave Chanda to charity after serious allegations surfaced in 2017.
Trump said- Winstein was going to work hard to defeat me in the election
Donald Trump said I am not a big fan of Winstein. He had said that he will work hard to defeat me in the election, I am trying to find out how he did it. Trump said that I did not like the guy at all, since he is from New York, so I know him a little bit. Only Democrats liked him. According to media reports, after the serious allegations surfaced in 2017, the party gave away the donations received from Weinstein to the charity.
Eliza Milano started #Metoo trend
Activist Tarana Burke started #Metoo in 2006. Eliza Milano started #Metoo on 16 October in Harvey’s case. He tweeted that if you have been a victim of sexual harassment, then write #Metoo in the reply. Since then, lakhs of women have shared their stories using this hashtag.
Weinstein’s career came to such a land
He was fired from his own companies after Harvey was accused. Fashion designer Georgina Chapman also separated from husband Harvey in 2017. Harvey, who was involved in the Oscar jury, was dismissed by the Academy. His films have received more than 300 Oscar nominations.
Many bigwigs like Angelina Jolie, Ashley Judd, Rozna Arket, Kate Blanchett, Heather Graham, Eva Green, Salma Hayek, Lena Hede, Lupita Nyongo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Le Sidoux have also accused Harvey. Italian actress Asia Argento had reported that in 1997, the producer forced her into the hotel room. In addition, Weinstein has been accused by his employees of rape and sexual harassment.