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new york sues harvey weinstein over sexual misconduct | usa news

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new york sues harvey weinstein over sexual misconduct | usa news

new york's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against scandal-hit hollywood producer harvey weinstein, his brother and his former company, alleging that their film studio failed to protect its employees against its cofounder. weinstein, 65, was fired from the weinstein company last october, after more than 70 women accused him of sexual misconduct, including rape. he has denied all allegations of "non-consensual sex". the case was brought forward by eric schneiderman on sunday, following an investigation into accusations against the prominent film producer of sexual harassment by dozens of women in the film industry. the new york times and the new yorker first published damning exposes about the alleged sexual misconduct in october 2017. scores of other prominent actors - including gwyneth paltrow, angelina jolie, and mira sorvino - subsequently came forward and accused weinstein of abusive behaviours.{articleguid}"to work for harvey weinstein was to work under a persistent barrage of gender-based obscenities, vulgar name-calling, sexualised interactions, threats of violence, and a workplace general hostile to women," the lawsuit, submitted in the state supreme court in manhattan, read.the attorney general also found that senior members of the board, including weinstein's younger brother, robert, were well aware of the producer's activities and failed to take any action.the company and co-owner robert "are liable because they were aware of and acquiesced in re...