London police announced that a criminal case instituted against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, October 11, for the past four days has expanded from one to four episodes in which the producer is suspect. On Sunday, October 15, reports Variety.
Another statement Weinstein received 14 Oct. The Briton, whose name is the consequence does not disclose that accused Hollywood producer in three rapes. According to her, he twice attacked her in Westminster in 2010 and 2011, and the third time he abused her in 2015, in another London district of Camden.
Formally, the reason for the start of its investigation the London police gave received 11 October a statement by the British actress lysette Anthony that Weinstein had raped her in the late 1980s. Soon, the artist, known for starring in the soap Opera “Hollyoaks” and many other projects on British TV, told the press that during all these years were afraid to speak about their experiences. That the producer of “Shakespeare in love” and “Kill bill” raped Anthony, knew only two of her closest friends.
Thus, the former head of Miramax studios and The Weinstein Co. is involved in police investigations in the two cities: October 11, new York police Department announced that it will resume the case against Harvey, opened in 2004. The details of this investigation remain secret.
Weinstein was dismissed from The Weinstein Company on October 9 amid a scandal of sexual harassment. About harassment by Hollywood businessman said worked with him dozens of women and several Actresses have accused him of rape. The producer described the situation as a conspiracy arranged by his brother, Bob, to get full control of the company.
Harvey Weinstein founded The Weinstein Company with his brother in 2005. Before that, they were forced to leave they created back in the 1980s, the Studio Miramax, the main shareholder of which in the 1990s became the company Disney. Weinstein has produced and released such films as “pulp fiction,” “Shakespeare in Love”, “Kids”, “Cry”, “Sex, lies and video”, “Carol”, “Kill bill”.