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Explosive ‘New Yorker’ piece sheds more light on Harvey Weinstein’s payouts — and his brother’s involvement

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A new New Yorker article provides a more detailed look at the legal gymnastics employed by Harvey Weinstein and Miramax to silence victims of Weinstein’s alleged sexual assault and harassment. A former employee described her exhausting experience trying to accuse and persecute Weinstein for allegedly assaulting her assistant, a twisted ordeal that ended in a payoff from Bob Weinstein‘s personal bank account.

One of the most damning parts of the piece is that Bob Weinstein, who previously claimed to be unaware of his brother’s history of sexual misconduct, paid off two women from his personal bank account as if to absolve Miramax of any involvement. Read more…

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Source: http://mashable.com/2017/11/21/harvey-weinstein-bob-weinstein-new-yorker-payoffs/