Producer Weinstein fired from his own company for harassment

Producer Weinstein fired from his own company for harassment

MOSCOW, October 9 — RIA Novosti. The Board of Directors of the American film company the Weinstein Company fired the producer of the films “the Lord of the rings” and “Kill bill” Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of sexual harassment.

“In light of new information about the misconduct of Harvey Weinstein, appeared in the last few days, Director of Weinstein Company made the decision and advised Harvey Weinstein that his employment with the company is terminated”, — quotes the edition of the New York Times a statement of the Board of Directors.

The New York Times published the results of its own investigation, reporting numerous cases of harassment by a producer, which was not previously known.

According to the publication, Weinstein for decades, starting around 1990, molested women, promising to help them with a career. Among his victims was a famous actress, assistant producer and many others.

Sam Weinstein in a statement the Times has previously acknowledged that his behavior “hurt” colleagues, and apologized.