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  • Fox News going further Left. Vanity

    09/10/2020 5:46:31 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 55 replies
    Tweet from Trump this morning. Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump · 51s Now @FoxNews is putting on yet another loser, Jamie Weinstein, into their stable of Trump haters. People who failed for many years are now going on Fox to explain “Trump”. Schumer puppet Chris Hahn and his twin brother, Richard Goodstein, together with cheater Donna Brazil. Bad!
  • Rose McGowan Calls Out Kamala Harris For Harvey Weinstein Connection: ‘How Many Predators Bankroll You?’

    08/13/2020 7:52:28 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 14 replies ^ | By LifeZette August 13, 2020 at 9:37am
    While most of Hollywood is lavishing Kamala Harris with praise one day after Joe Biden named her as his running mate, former “Charmed” actress Rose McGowan is calling her out for her prior connections to disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. McGowan took to Twitter on Wednesday to call out Harris for accepting donations from Weinstein during her time as attorney general of California. “Did you return the money Weinstein gave you?” McGowan tweeted. “How many predators bankroll you?” Did you return the money Weinstein gave you? @SenKamalaHarris How many predators bankroll you? — rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) August 12, 2020...
  • Judge gives go-ahead for Ashley Judd to sue Harvey Weinstein for sexual harassment

    07/30/2020 5:37:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies
    NY Daily News via Yahoo ^ | 7/29/20 | Lauren Theisen
    Actress Ashley Judd alleges that Harvey Weinstein tried to make her watch him shower and give him a massage at a Beverly Hills hotel in the mid ‘90s, and on Wednesday, a federal appeals court ruled that Judd can sue the disgraced former producer under a California sexual harassment law. The sexual harassment portion of Judd’s lawsuit, filed in 2018 and put on hold in the midst of Weinstein’s criminal trial, was initially dismissed by a judge in a lower court because Weinstein was not technically her employer at the time. However, because Weinstein held such a position of power...
  • REVEALED: New York Attorney General approved Harvey Weinstein deal under which he wouldn't pay his victims a penny - despite vowing not to

    07/27/2020 3:44:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 27, 2020 | Masine Shen and Karen Ruiz
    New York State Attorney General Letitia James signed off on a Harvey Weinstein settlement deal that included terms she supposedly promised victims' attorney wouldn't be included. The settlement deal that James approved was negotiated by lawyer Elizabeth Fegan, acting on behalf of multiple Weinstein accusers and is now off the table after it was rejected by Manhattan Federal Judge Alvin Hellerstein on July 14. In his decision, Hellerstein called the deal 'obnoxious' and said that Fegan 'was wasting (her) time.'
  • WATCH: Hamptons Restaurateur Destroys Table Favored by Jeffrey Epstein and Harvey Weinstein - With Sledgehammer, Axe, and FIRE

    07/19/2020 5:10:24 AM PDT · by Libloather · 30 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 7/18/20 | Sarah RumpfJul
    Some people might burn a little sage to clear out bad vibes. Southampton restaurant owner Zach Erdem busts out a sledgehammer, axe, and giant bottle of lighter fluid. Erdem, the owner of 75 Main in Southampton, New York, was troubled by the lingering “bad energy” at a VIP table at his establishment that had been frequented by not one, but two, famous convicted creeps: Jeffrey Epstein and Harvey Weinstein. The table, a high-top designed to seat six, was such a favorite dining spot for Epstein that he once paid another party’s $1,500 bill just to get them to clear out....
  • Weinstein, Epstein, and the Democrats

    07/12/2020 5:30:06 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 12, 2020 | By Grant Baker
    Epstein suffered a minor setback in 2008 when local police from Palm Beach, Florida caught him abusing a 14 year-old girl at a massage parlor. The FBI swooped in for the rescue, offering Epstein a sweetheart plea deal which allowed him to serve less than 13 months without ratting out his clientele and with substantial work-release. Epstein continued his trafficking ring for years to come until President Trump managed to confirm William Barr, a seasoned prosecutor willing to attack privileged criminals, as attorney general. Barr arrested Epstein after declaring Epstein’s FBI deal to be illegal. Seeing the writing on the...
  • Harvey Weinstein's assets frozen by ex-wives

    07/11/2020 5:46:46 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    ABC 7 Chicago ^ | 7/10/20 | Chris Francescani
    Harvey Weinstein's two ex-wives went to court in April and successfully convinced judges to freeze nearly $6 million of his assets, according to court records reviewed by ABC News this week and three sources close to the disgraced Hollywood producer. The rest of his estate is tied up in bankruptcy and other civil proceedings, multiple sources familiar with the situation confirmed to ABC News. Sources close to Weinstein claimed that the asset freeze has complicated his efforts to appeal his New York conviction and mount a strong defense ahead of his L.A. trial. "He doesn't have the money to file...
  • Rose McGowan calls for the arrest of Bill Clinton and Prince Andrew

    07/03/2020 4:57:24 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 36 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | July 3, 2020 | Roberto Wakerell-Cruz
    Leading voice in the #MeToo movement, Rose McGowan, best known for taking down sexual predator Harvey Weinstein, is now hoping that the likes of Bill Clinton and Prince Andrew are the next two prominent figures to face justice, having called for their arrest. A photo of Weinstein, Jeffrey Epstein, and Ghislaine Maxwell was tweeted by McGowan on Friday, with the three each having a red 'X' over their faces, this being reference to Weinstein being sentenced to 23 years in prison for his sexual abuse, Epstein having allegedly killed himself after being imprisoned on federal charges of sex trafficking of...
  • NY probe of NBC News began with Matt Lauer’s firing in 2017, source says

    05/18/2020 9:18:50 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 5 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 5, 2020 | Sara Nathan, Priscilla DeGregory, Rebecca Rosenberg and Bruce Golding
    State officials are investigating allegations of sexual misconduct and related cover-ups at NBC News -- and have interviewed potential witnesses including Megyn Kelly, The Post has learned... Former NBC staffer Brooke Nevils, who claims that Lauer raped her in 2014, is also among those who’ve been interviewed, as is Addie Zinone, who’s said she had an affair with Lauer when she was a "Today" show production assistant in 2000, sources said. Kelly -- who left NBC News with her $30 million contract intact following a "blackface" row in 2017 -- sat down with investigators in January, according to a source...
  • Biden’s VP search chief tied to China money scandal, Harvey Weinstein and women allegations

    05/01/2020 4:08:29 AM PDT · by dontreadthis · 17 replies
    just the news ^ | 4/30/20 | John Solomon and Christine Dolan
    Joe Biden, already facing allegations of sexual assault at home and nepotism in China, has chosen a former U.S. senator with his own political baggage on China, ethics, and women to run the search for a vice presidential nominee. Christopher Dodd, who retired from the Senate a decade ago, was a central figure in the 1990s China fundraising scandal, having served as the General Chairman of the Democratic Party at a time it and Bill Clinton’s campaign accepted illegal foreign donations and turned the Lincoln bedroom into a donor perk. The retired Connecticut Democrat also has long boasted a friendship...
  • Third Los Angeles woman added to new Weinstein sex assault case

    04/11/2020 2:04:30 AM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    AFP via Yahoo ^ | 4/10/20
    Los Angeles (AFP) - Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was charged by Los Angeles prosecutors on Friday with sexually assaulting a third woman, as authorities there build their own case against the convicted rapist. Weinstein, 68, is already in prison in New York state after being sentenced to 23 years in jail for rape and sexual assault. The new charge of "sexual battery by restraint" will form part of a separate trial he faces in Los Angeles over allegations he assaulted multiple women in local hotels, with extradition proceedings under way. **SNIP** The new charge alleges Weinstein sexually assaulted an...
  • FLASHBACK: Malia Obama’s Next Move: An Internship with Harvey Weinstein (Down the memory hole)

    04/04/2020 2:23:21 PM PDT · by Bon mots · 14 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | JANUARY 20, 2017 | Hillary Busis
    President Barack Obama's eldest daughter, who previously interned on the HBO show 'Girls,' is set to work with the Hollywood superproducer and Democratic donor. → MORE >>>
  • Harvey Weinstein has coronavirus: Rapist movie mogul tests positive and is put in isolation just days after arriving in an upstate New York prison to start his 23-year sentence

    03/22/2020 2:43:39 PM PDT · by kevcol · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 22, 2020 | Shawn Cohen
    Weinstein, who turned 68 last Thursday, is being isolated at Wende Correctional Facility in Western New York. Weinstein told prison staff he believed he has the virus when he entered the state prison system last Wednesday from notorious Rikers Island where a number of inmates have the virus.
  • Harvey Weinstein assigned to a maximum security prison in upstate New York

    03/18/2020 6:48:41 PM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/18/20 | Nicole Chavez, Jean Casarez
    (CNN) - After a brief stay at Rikers Island, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is moving to a prison in upstate New York. The former producer has been assigned to the Wende Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison in Alden, New York, an official with the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision told CNN. The jail, which is just east of Buffalo, New York, houses more than 950 inmates, including Mark David Chapman, who was convicted of murdering musician John Lennon. Weinstein is expected to stay at Wende for an undetermined period of time while authorities determine...
  • A Hospitalized (again) Weinstein ‘Has Not Given Up,’ His Lawyer Says

    03/15/2020 1:59:35 PM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 3/13/20 | Tom Hays
    A day after receiving a 23-year prison term in his New York City rape case, Harvey Weinstein was in medical and legal limbo on Thursday but indicated through a lawyer that he is still eager to fight looming criminal charges in Los Angeles. Weinstein, 67, suffered chest pains the day before at the Rikers Island jail complex, where the former movie mogul was initially taken after sentencing in his landmark #MeToo case, officials said. He was transferred to Bellevue Hospital to be evaluated, the second time he has been hospitalized since a jury found him guilty last month of rape...
  • Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault in landmark

    03/11/2020 8:12:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 115 replies
    AP Via Twitter ^ | March 11, 2020 | Zeke Miller
    Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault in landmark
  • Harvey Weinstein suggested Jennifer Aniston ‘should be killed’ over sex assault claim

    03/10/2020 10:30:12 PM PDT · by Ken H · 36 replies
    Page Six ^ | March 10, 2020 | By Elizabeth Rosner and Bruce Golding
    Harvey Weinstein suggested that Jennifer Aniston “should be killed” upon learning that the National Enquirer was planning to report he sexually assaulted her, court papers revealed Tuesday. On Oct. 31, 2017, amid the barrage of #MeToo allegations against the disgraced movie mogul, Weinstein’s spokeswoman forwarded him an email from the Enquirer, the records show. “Not sure if you saw this one. Jennifer Aniston,” wrote Sallie Hofmeister, a senior executive at the powerhouse Sitrick public relations company. In its email, the Enquirer said that “Jennifer confided to a friend that during the production of the 2005 movie ‘Derailed’ Weinstein sexually assaulted...
  • Harvey Weinstein Sent Desperate Emails to Mike Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos

    03/10/2020 6:05:49 PM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Newly unsealed court documents put Harvey Weinstein’s Rolodex on full display. The fallen movie mogul - who is now a convicted rapist facing up to 29 years in jail and will be sentenced Wednesday - once tried to save his career by emailing his famous peers, including billionaires, powerful agents and Hollywood titans. In emails, reviewed by Variety on Tuesday afternoon at the New York City criminal courthouse, where roughly 1,000 pages of documents were unsealed, Weinstein wrote to the likes of Michael Bloomberg, Quentin Tarantino, Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Apple’s Tim Cook and Eddy Cue. The...
  • Harvey Weinstein 'has a whole floor to himself at Rikers where he is under 24 hour surveillance to protect him from other inmates' ahead of sentencing

    03/08/2020 3:45:31 PM PDT · by kevcol · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 8, 2020 | Lauren Fruen
    Weinstein is said to be under the watchful eye of medics and is being regularly checked on by guards amid concerns he could harm himself. He said to enjoy regular inmate privileges including one hour of recreation, library access and three meals a day. . . . He is set to be sentenced on Wednesday. New York prosecutors said in a court filing on Friday he should get a sentence that reflects not only his conviction for sexually assaulting two women, but a 'lifetime of abuse towards others'.
  • Harvey Weinstein Is Apparently Spending His Days in a Recliner Watching TV and Not in Jail

    03/01/2020 3:25:23 AM PST · by Libloather · 33 replies
    Jezebel ^ | 2/29/20 | Garrett Schlichte
    **SNIP** Such is the case for Harvey Weinstein, one of the richest men in Hollywood who, although he was found guilty of rape in the 3rd degree and criminal sexual assault in the 1st degree, has yet to arrive at prison on Rikers Island where he was ordered by a judge, instead taking a respite at Bellevue Hospital. Weinstein was apparently admitted to Bellevue because of high blood pressure, which is funny because that’s what writing this story about Weinstein has given me. However, unlike Weinstein, I am not trying to evade prison and as such do not need to...