Harvey Weinstein arrives for arraignment at Manhattan Criminal Courthouse in handcuffs after being arrested today. Photo: Steven Ferdman/Getty Images
Harvey Weinstein surrendered to police today in New York City and was led away in handcuffs before being arraigned on charges related to the sexual abuse allegations that helped to launch the #MeToo movement.
Why it matters: A powerful man was in handcuffs today, a direct result of brave women coming forward, aided by journalists who faced down legal threats along the way, to tell their stories.
Weinsten's early accusers rejoiced online:
Intriguing detail from the arrest, via the AP:
P.S. Mario Batali’s Las Vegas restaurants are closing in late July, the AP reported today. The chef faces multiple sexual misconduct allegations. Go deeper.
A U.S. Navy graduate celebrates after he received his diploma at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium of the U.S. Naval Academy. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images
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