7:47 PM 10/08/2017
The Weinstein Company announced Sunday that its board of directors have fired the known movie producer Harvey Weinstein after reports surfaced that he had settled sexual harassment lawsuits with at least eight women.
“In light of new information about misconduct by Harvey Weinstein that has emerged in the past few days, the directors of The Weinstein Company – Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard Koenigsberg and Tarak Ben Ammar – have determined, and have informed Harvey Weinstein, that his employment with The Weinstein Company is terminated, effective immediately,” the company’s board of representatives said in a statement to Fox News.
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