hollywood kingmaker with feet of clay
Last Updated : GMT 17:34:35
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice
Last Updated : GMT 17:34:35
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice

Harvey Weinstein

Hollywood kingmaker with feet of clay

Emiratesvoice, emirates voice

Emiratesvoice, emirates voice Hollywood kingmaker with feet of clay

Meryl Streep famously called him "God" but Harvey Weinstein
Los Angeles - Emirates Voice

Meryl Streep famously called him "God" but Harvey Weinstein has emphatically fallen to Earth amid lurid accusations of sexual harassment that threaten to end his glittering career.
The Oscar-winning movie mogul, one of Hollywood's most influential powerbrokers who was able to make or break careers, was forced out of his own company on Sunday as the scandal mushroomed. 
The Weinstein Company's board said it had sacked him "in light of new information about misconduct" in an explosive New York Times article detailing decades of legal settlements stemming from sexual harassment allegations by numerous women. 
The 65-year-old tycoon, who was said to have been fighting to remain at the company, issued a bizarre statement apologizing for his actions without addressing any specific allegations, misquoting the rapper Jay Z, and appearing in part to justify his behavior.
"I came of age in the '60s and '70s, when all the rules about behavior and workplaces were different. That was the culture then," said Weinstein, a prominent Democratic Party donor whose personal wealth is estimated at around $150 million.
Despite the apology, the father-of-two, who is married to English fashion designer Georgina Chapman, says he is planning to sue the Times over reporting his legal team denounced as "saturated with false and defamatory statements."
According to the Times, Weinstein's allegedly inappropriate behavior goes back nearly three decades and he has reached private settlements with at least eight women.
Many of his accusers were young women hoping to break into the industry, including celebrities such as Rose McGowan and Ashley Judd.
They allege a range of misconduct, including that Weinstein forced them to massage him or watch him naked and promised to help advance their careers in exchange for sexual favors.
- Therapy -
One woman accused him in a follow-up article by the Huffington Post of cornering her in a New York restaurant and pleasuring himself in front of her.
Weinstein "has acknowledged mistakes he has made" and is "reading books and going to therapy" his advisor, the celebrity lawyer Lisa Bloom, said after the Times story broke. 
Bloom, known for her rights advocacy and representation of women who lodged allegations against Bill Cosby and Bill O'Reilly, announced on Saturday however that she was resigning from Team Weinstein.
President Donald Trump -- who has faced sexual misconduct allegations of his own from more than a dozen women -- weighed into the controversy over the weekend, saying he was "not at all surprised" by the claims targeting Weinstein.
The movie magnate's scandal looks certain to destroy his status as something of a legend in Hollywood, earned over decades of producing movies loved by the public and critics alike.
Before the Weinstein Company, with his younger brother Bob he co-founded Miramax Films -- named after his mother Miriam and father Max -- in 1979.
Miramax was sold to Disney in 1993 and the Weinstein brothers left the company in 2005 to start their own movie studio. 
The numerous films he has steered to Academy Awards glory include "The Artist," "The King's Speech," "The Iron Lady" -- which won best actress Oscar for Streep as former British premier Margaret Thatcher -- as well as "My Week with Marilyn" about screen idol Marilyn Monroe.
Miramax hits include 1998's "Shakespeare in Love," for which Weinstein shared a best picture Oscar.
Over his three-decade career he has produced more than 300 projects, including Cannes-winning "Pulp Fiction" (1994), "Pret a Porter" in 1994, "The English Patient" (1996), and "Gangs of New York" in 2002.
The burly executive is famous for his ability to orchestrate Oscars campaigns and reputedly works his films' cast and crew hard.
- 'The Punisher' -
Streep -- who is famously protective of her family life, shunning the Hollywood publicity machine -- was apparently made to earn every penny of her fee on the promotion circuit for "The Iron Lady."
At the 2012 Golden Globes, she followed the advice of the host, British comic Ricky Gervais, who joked that winners should limit their acceptance speeches to thanking their agents and God.
"I just want to thank my agent and God -- Harvey Weinstein," retorted Streep, prompting laughter and raised eyebrows from the audience. 
"The punisher. Old Testament, I guess," added the actress.
Streep, 68, broke her silence on the controversy on Monday in a statement first published by the Huffington Post, in which she said she was "appalled" by the "disgraceful" news and had no idea about the allegations.
Fellow Oscar winner Judi Dench, who has credited much of her success to Weinstein and famously revealed she had a fake tattoo of his initials applied to her buttocks, said in a statement to Newsweek she was "horrified" and also denied any knowledge of the accusations. 
As the firestorm of controversy threatening to bury the producer's career has continued to escalate, several other entertainment industry figures have spoken out to condemn Weinstein.
They include actors Seth Rogan, Lena Dunham and Patricia Arquette, director James Gunn, fellow producer Judd Apatow and Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" news program.
Ann Fromholz, an employment lawyer in Pasadena, southern California, said however people shouldn't assume that Tinseltown has heard the last of Harvey Weinstein.
"There would be risks in a company bringing him back, hiring him again, contracting with him again," she told AFP. 
"And yet I wouldn't be remotely surprised if, after some period of time had passed, he were to come back."   

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

hollywood kingmaker with feet of clay hollywood kingmaker with feet of clay

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

hollywood kingmaker with feet of clay hollywood kingmaker with feet of clay

 



Emiratesvoice, emirates voice Skincare PR Performance Full Year 2017

GMT 08:36 2018 Monday ,22 January

Skincare PR Performance Full Year 2017
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice New hunt for flight MH370 gets under way

GMT 10:28 2018 Wednesday ,24 January

New hunt for flight MH370 gets under way
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice Modern colorful bedroom renovation

GMT 12:12 2017 Thursday ,21 December

Modern colorful bedroom renovation
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice Five Saudi women pilots granted GACA licences

GMT 15:04 2018 Thursday ,30 August

Five Saudi women pilots granted GACA licences
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice Turkey detains dozens more

GMT 10:11 2018 Wednesday ,24 January

Turkey detains dozens more
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice The Rake announces editorial updates

GMT 12:47 2018 Tuesday ,16 January

The Rake announces editorial updates
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice Europe brings on charm and blue skies

GMT 06:02 2018 Tuesday ,23 January

Europe brings on charm and blue skies
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice Sophisticated Classic Dining Room Design Ideas

GMT 12:15 2017 Monday ,18 December

Sophisticated Classic Dining Room Design Ideas
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice Arab Coalition Forces kill scores of Houthi commanders

GMT 12:46 2018 Thursday ,30 August

Arab Coalition Forces kill scores of Houthi commanders
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice Amazon to open first cashierless shop

GMT 05:18 2018 Tuesday ,23 January

Amazon to open first cashierless shop

GMT 08:52 2018 Tuesday ,23 January

Louvre Abu Dhabi replaces Gulf map that omitted Qatar

GMT 06:15 2018 Tuesday ,23 January

Volkswagen clinches record sales

GMT 10:28 2018 Wednesday ,24 January

New hunt for flight MH370 gets under way

GMT 00:02 2017 Wednesday ,24 May

UAE, India startups jointly explore new ventures

GMT 11:23 2018 Sunday ,07 January

Hackers already targeting Pyeongchang Olympics

GMT 03:10 2017 Monday ,24 July

Isner fires 20 aces to reach Newport semis

GMT 18:52 2017 Saturday ,10 June

How to check CBSE Class 10 results

GMT 07:26 2015 Wednesday ,15 July

World on way to 'generation free of AIDS'

GMT 15:20 2017 Wednesday ,04 October

LEO (July24th-August23rd)

GMT 22:38 2017 Friday ,17 February

Investment promotion would be Sahar Nasr's main task

GMT 22:00 2017 Monday ,25 September

Four reasons why Apple's iOS 11 software update rocks

GMT 09:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Reem happy for “My Wife’s Fiancee”

GMT 08:47 2017 Tuesday ,29 August

New chief challenged to steady the wheel at Uber

GMT 00:42 2017 Friday ,27 October

Army kills dozens of Saudi soldiers in Najran

GMT 19:33 2018 Thursday ,18 January

Iraq PM heads for May elections after defeating IS

GMT 06:55 2018 Friday ,19 January

Taiwan chip 'godfather' bullish on cryptocurrency

GMT 23:25 2018 Thursday ,18 January

Trump visit set to eclipse Davos meet

GMT 07:31 2018 Thursday ,04 January

Tennis: Svitolina, Pliskova storm into quarters

GMT 10:45 2016 Monday ,21 November

Chelsea's Conte lavishes praise on ruthless Costa
Emiratesvoice, emirates voice
 
 Emirates Voice Facebook,emirates voice facebook  Emirates Voice Twitter,emirates voice twitter Emirates Voice Rss,emirates voice rss  Emirates Voice Youtube,emirates voice youtube  Emirates Voice Youtube,emirates voice youtube
emiratesvoieen emiratesvoiceen emiratesvoiceen emiratesvoiceen
emiratesvoice emiratesvoice emiratesvoice
emiratesvoice
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
emiratesvoice, Emiratesvoice, Emiratesvoice