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1 big story: Harvey Weinstein

The Harvey Weinstein story has gotten even worse, with the New York Times and New Yorker publishing major stories today of women accusing the producer of sexual harassment and alleged rape.

The details:

  • Three women accuse him of rape in the New Yorker article written by Ronan Farrow. Two of the accusers are on-the-record.
  • Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie are among the women who accuse Weinstein of unwanted sexual advances and harassment, in a NYT article written by Jodi Kantor and Rachel Abrams.
  • Weinstein's response, through a spokesperson: "Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein. Mr. Weinstein has further confirmed that there were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances. Mr. Weinstein obviously can't speak to anonymous allegations, but with respect to any women who have made allegations on the record, Mr. Weinstein believes that all of these relationships were consensual..."

Go deeper at Axios, the New York Times and the New Yorker.

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