Women, who accused the producer Harvey Weinstein in sexual harassment and discrimination at work, will receive total compensation of $ 19 million. About it on Twitter said the attorney General of the state of new York Letitia James.
The bark of some of the victims of producers, who were forced to sign a confidentiality agreement will be exempt from this condition and can tell his story. “After all the harassment, threats and discrimination they finally get some semblance of justice,” said James.
The payment should be approved by the courts in cases of bankruptcy and district courts.
March 11, Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison. In February a jury found him guilty of rape in the third degree and decline to have sex in the first degree. Weinstein refused to admit his guilt. According to him, everything happened by mutual consent. Protection Weinstein plans to appeal the verdict, the appeal will be filed in July.
Allegations against the producer were first heard at the end of 2017 from the pages of The New York Times. The publication wrote about the many young Actresses and subordinates producer who suffered for last 30 years. Later the history of relations with the Weinstein told more than 80 women, including Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Salma Hayek. May 29, is already in prison Weinstein was accused of raping a minor and three victims.
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