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Harvey Weinstein Reaches Reported $25 Million Deal To Settle Sex Claims

Harvey Weinstein Reaches Reported $25 Million Deal To Settle Sex Claims


Several alleged victims of Harvey Weinstein who sued him for sexual misconduct have tentatively settled their case to the tune of $25 million. 

If the deal is approved by a judge, the settlement would not require Weinstein to either admit to wrongdoing or pay anything personally.

Earlier this year, a $44 million settlement was made in May of this year, of which $30 million would go to his accusers. 

According to The Washington Post, Attorney Thomas Giuffra, who represents television producer Alexandra Canosa said of the settlement:

“The most troubling aspect of this settlement is a punitive provision designed to force victims to settle,” Giuffra said in a statement cited by The Associated Press. “Shockingly, any funds that would have been allocated to claims from the settlement fund for non-settling claimants would be turned over to Harvey and Robert Weinstein to defend against their claims in court.”

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The settlements are for civil claims against the Hollywood exec only.

Weinstein is still scheduled to face a criminal trial in New York in January on charges of sexually assaulting two women.

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