Harvey Weinstein CBE (born March 19, 1952) is an American former film producer. He and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax, which produced several successful independent films, including Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), The Crying Game (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Heavenly Creatures (1994), Flirting with Disaster (1996), and Shakespeare in Love (1998).
Weinstein won an Academy Award for producing Shakespeare in Love, and garnered seven Tony Awards for a variety of plays and musicals, including The Producers, Billy Elliot the Musical, and August: Osage County. After leaving Miramax, Weinstein and his brother Bob founded The Weinstein Company, a mini-major film studio. He was co-chairman, alongside Bob, from 2005 to 2017.
Most of us are just now hearing all the sexual assault allegations against Russell Brand. If you’re not up to date on that, you can get the horrible details from this weekend’s exposé HERE.
The gist of it is, several women have now come forward with stories from 2006-2013 — including a girl who was just 16 at the time.
And there are receipts. Brand is not only denying any wrongdoing, he’s making out like the victim, saying in a preemptive video over the weekend that it’s all a “coordinated attack by mainstream media” because he doesn’t conform to their talking points, blah blah blah.
You know, because over the past couple years he’s gone more right-wing, more conspiracy theorist, more anti-vax, etc. We could once again get into how there IS no big press conspiracy, nothing is that organized.Read more on perezhilton.com