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Lawyer Elizabeth Fegan said that the number of victims from harassment Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein could reach thousands. Her words the publication of Sky News.
“I think we are talking about hundreds, think the number could reach almost a thousand”, — she told.
Fagan leads class action lawsuit against Weinstein behalf of the victims. According to her, now harassment by a producer complained at least 150 women. The lawyer talked to the employees, who began work with him in the Studio Miramax Films in the 80-ies. Their evidence shows that the girl came to Weinstein in the office at least three times a week all the time that he headed the company. “He behaved every day. He was a rapist and a maniac,” says Fegan.
According to employees of the company, brother of producer Bob Weinstein knew about his behavior at least since 1990. It was then that his assistants received the first claim from the victim of the harassment. Everyone in the company knew about the harassment on the part of Weinstein, but could not stop him. His brother denies the allegations that he was aware of it.
October 11, prosecutors have dropped one of three charges of sexual abuse brought against Weinstein.
May 25 Weinstein surrendered to the police in new York and was released on bail of one million dollars. Rape producer told at least eight women over 80 reported sexual harassment by a producer.
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