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Bad News for Bill Clinton and Co.

I wrote today about a certain model of male predation getting destroyed in the fallout from the Weinstein scandal. Bill Clinton, Harvey Weinstein & Sexual Assault

Netflix Pulls Plug on Weinstein Golden Globes Party

Netflix has pulled out of a partnership with The Weinstein Co. that has seen the two companies co-hosting a Golden Globes party for the past three years. Variety notes that the party has been the most public partnership between the....

A bidder for the Weinstein Co. suggests a rare boardroom set-up: A majority-female board

Maria Contreras-Sweet, who led the U.S. Small Business Administration under President Obama, has submitted a bid to acquire the Weinstein Co.the embattled film studio grappling with multiple allegations of sexual harassment or assault against its former co-chairman, Harvey Weinstein. Show More Summary

Two Groups Of Female-Led Investors Look At Buying Weinstein Co. And Making It A Feminist Concern

"Throwing a lifeline to an entertainment company that has become a symbol of the systemic mistreatment of women in Hollywood would seem like the last thing that feminists like Gloria Allred and Ana Oliveira, chief executive of the New York Women's Foundation, would be interested in doing. But each is involved with a group holding […]

Former Obama Admin Official Offers To Buy Weinstein Co. For $275 Million

One former Obama administration official is trying to engineer a feminist takeover of Weinstein Co., the embattled “mini-major” Hollywood studio that has been spiraling toward bankruptcy since one of its founders, Harvey Weinstein, was...Show More Summary

Quentin Tarantino movie about Manson era set to receive an $18 million state tax credit

The latest movie by Quentin Tarantino — which Sony will release following the director’s departure from the beleaguered Weinstein Co. — is set to receive an $18 million state film tax credit. Tarantino’s new movie will film in the Los Angeles area and is set against the backdrop of the Charles...

Former Obama administration official in bid for The Weinstein Co

(Reuters) - Maria Contreras-Sweet, the former head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), has submitted an offer to acquire the Weinstein Co, a spokeswoman for the U.S. film and TV studio said on Sunday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

What If - Just Bear With Us Here - A Former Obama Official Takes Over Weinstein Co. And Installs A Majority-Female Board?

Maria Contreras-Sweet ran the Small Business Administration, and now she's wants to run a big business - the scandal-laden, struggling Weinstein Co. Or at least that's what she said in her surprise bid: "I believe we have now reached a crossroads where it is imperative that a woman-led board acquire control of the company and […]

Surprise Weinstein Co. bidder — a former Obama official — proposes majority-female board

A former Obama administration official has submitted a bid to buy the Weinstein Co. and install a majority-female board of directors, in a surprising twist for the beleaguered film and television studio that has been trying to avoid bankruptcy. Maria Contreras-Sweet, who ran the U.S. Small Business...

Weinstein Co. bidder Maria Contreras-Sweet wants all-female board

5 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Maria Contreras-Sweet has a revolutionary idea for the Weinstein Company: no more men.

Weinstein Co. Bidder Emerges, Promises Majority Female Leadership

The Weinstein Co. has a potential financial white knight emerging, a surprise bidder who may keep the studio in business and create a new leadership that will feature a majority of women. Maria Contreras-Sweet, a former head of the Small...Show More Summary

Will 'Paddington 2' sale help Weinstein Co. avoid bankruptcy?

The studio co-founded by embattled movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is hoping a cuddly bear in a blue coat will save it from bankruptcy — for now. Weinstein Co. and French-owned production company StudioCanal have sold the North American distribution rights for the kids’ movie “Paddington 2” to Warner...

Harvey Weinstein's accusers sue his company, alleging negligence

Legal woes for the Weinstein Co. mounted on Wednesday when the company was hit with a class-action lawsuit on behalf of dozens of women accusing co-founder Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, battery and lewd conduct. The lawsuit filed in a Southern California branch of the federal court is the...

Harvey Weinstein and Weinstein Co. Sued By Women Who Claim Massive Cover-Up

The Weinstein Company and Harvey Weinstein have been slapped with a class action lawsuit, claiming the Company had a long-running practice of isolating and blacklisting Weinstein's alleged victims and covering up his alleged predatory tactics. The

Weinstein Co. Board Members Charge David Boies With Self-Dealing As He Negotiated Harvey Weinstein’s Contract

As the scandal-ravaged Weinstein Co. looks to secure a financial lifeline, board members Tarak Ben Ammar and Lance Maerov blame attorney David Boies for failing to disclose that he had invested $30 million in three TWC films while simultaneously...Show More Summary

The Director of The Light of the Moon Thinks It’s Time for Women to Control the Narrative Around Sexual Assault

When The Weinstein Co. expressed interest in distributing The Light of the Moon, the sexual assault drama that took home the audience award at SXSW earlier this year, director Jessica M. Thompson and her team knew immediately that the partnership wouldn’t be a good fit. Show More Summary

"Harvey Weinstein’s Army of Spies/The film executive hired private investigators, including ex-Mossad agents, to track actresses and journalists."

That's a new article in The New Yorker by Ronan Farrow.In the fall of 2016, Harvey Weinstein set out to suppress allegations that he had sexually harassed or assaulted numerous women. He began to hire private security agencies to collect information on the women and the journalists trying to expose the allegations. Show More Summary

Ben Affleck Promises to Donate His Weinstein Co., Miramax Residuals After Scandal

Ben Affleck doesn't want any more of Harvey Weinstein's money. The actor announced in a Fox 5 DC interview that he will donate any further residuals from his movies funded by The Weinstein Company and Miramax films. He plans to redirect the money to a nonprofit and named two contenders. Show More Summary

Taylor Sheridan Got The Weinstein Company Scrubbed From Wind River With An Ultimatum

The movie Wind River is about the rape and murder of a Native American girl on tribal lands, and is meant to provoke conversation about the exploitation experienced by indigenous women. Wind River was also bought by The Weinstein Company at Cannes, which resulted in a clear conflict of interest ... More »

Harvey Weinstein and Disney are targeted by a Canadian actress alleging sexual assault

A Canadian actress is reportedly planning to sue Harvey Weinstein and Walt Disney Co., contending that the producer sexually assaulted her twice in 2000. The complaint would be the first known instance of Disney being sued for a sex-related allegation against Weinstein, whose company Miramax was...

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