for a number Of years was Harvey Weinstein is known as one of the most powerful men in Hollywood. With 300 Oscar nominations for the film, he has been behind, and 81 wins in the midst of them, he has been shrouded in a great deal of respect among many.
recent years have nearly 90 women accused him of sexual assault ranging from sexual harassment to rape. Among those who have shared their stories, high-profile actresses like Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek and Gwyneth Paltrow.
The numerous complaints paints a picture of filmproduceren as a notoriously overgrebsmand. Monday begins a lawsuit against him in New York, where he stands accused of two cases of rape.
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In one case did Weinstein allegedly oral sex on a woman, produktionsassistenten Mimi Haleyi, against her will in 2006 in weinstein's Manhattan apartment.
in Addition, the evils he is, according to the charges another woman in a hotel room in New York city in 2013.
in the case expected the prosecutor to engage more women with accusations against Weinstein to draw a picture of him as a cynical serieforbryder.
the Defense is expected to try to cast doubt on the witnesses credibility. It has previously disclosed emails, which allegedly shows that one woman had a consensual relationship with Weinstein, who refuses is guilty of the charges.
He has good enough placed at least eight settlement and publicly apologized for the behavior that has caused great pain'. But he denies that he abused anyone.
His relationships have all been with the consent, he insists.
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Whether it is true, a judge will soon decide. Monday is devoted to a preliminary hearing in the case, which is expected to take six weeks in total.
In the period of time expected to be big parts of the world to follow.
the Case against Weinstein is interesting, because it was after the first stories about the filmmakers ' alleged abuse in October 2017, to #meto-the movement was ignited.
It got put to sexual violations on the agenda the world over.
The former mediemogul believe that the press has been sensationslysten in the coverage of the accusations, as the women stood up with against him.
- the Public's biggest misunderstandings come from assumptions that have been brought by the help of the media, he says in an email to CNN.
Monday's hearing is called a preliminary hearing. From Tuesday must be selected nævninger, and it is expected by Reuters to be difficult to find neutral persons on the basis of the extensive media coverage of the case.
Will Harvey Weinstein found guilty, he risks decades in jail.
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