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David Glasser's firing from Weinstein Co. caps a controversial career in Hollywood

In 1998, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ordered Glasser and Cutting Edge to pay more than $ 100,000 to Steven Greenstein, a businessman who invested in the film “Fait Accompli.” Greenstein, in an interview with The Times, accused Glasser of playing up his industry contacts to seem more like a major player, and of failing to deliver on promises. ...

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Ronan Farrow Never Considered Backing Off His Harvey Weinstein Investigation

Ronan Farrow spent nearly a year investigating Harvey Weinstein, patiently gathering evidence of his innumerable abuses and eventually running afoul of the now-disgraced producer’s intimidation machine. But if you ask him, he’s just “a conduit.” The real heroes, the journalist says, are the silence breakers who spoke up at tremendous personal risk. “What I went through was nothing compared to ...

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Weinstein Co. Acquisition Deal on ‘Life Support’ Following N.Y. Attorney General Intervention

In a surprise turn of events that mixes New York politics and an epic showbiz scandal, a $ 500 million deal to acquire the Weinstein Co. is now on “life support” because of the lawsuit filed Sunday by the state attorney general against the company and its founders, Harvey and Bob Weinstein. Sources close to the situation said the prospects ...

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Weinstein Co. sale talks said to be in jeopardy as New York attorney general moves to intervene

Schneiderman’s office requested to have a degree of oversight of company as part of the purchase agreement, but Contreras-Sweet balked at the demand, said one person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to comment. The talks are not dead, however, and a deal may still happen, this person said. Let’s block ads! (Why?) … ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles ...

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Uma Thurman Reveals Horrifying Kill Bill Ordeal With Tarantino And Weinstein

Back in November, Uma Thurman called the women speaking out against Harvey Weinstein “commendable,” and said that she was “waiting to feel less angry” before sharing her own story. “When I’m ready,” she told an Access Hollywood reporter, “I’ll say what I have to say.” Thurman is ready now, and her accounts — of Weinstein forcing himself on her, and ...

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