Weinstein fallout goes on with departure, new claim
A prominent attorney said Saturday she is no longer representing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein as he confronts sexual harassment allegations dating back years, while a TV news anchor lodged another claim of misconduct against the movie mogul and a third board member resigned from Weinstein’s company.
The developments, with the departure of yet another lawyer for Weinstein, are the latest fallout from allegations against the Oscar-winning producer that The New York Times detailed in an expose Thursday.
“My understanding is that Mr. Weinstein and his board are moving toward an agreement,” attorney
Lisa Bloom said in announcing her resignation on Twitter. Bloom is the daughter of well-known Los Angeles women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred.
Weinstein is on indefinite leave from the company he co-founded while it conducts an investigation into the claims made by women including actors Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan.
TV anchor Lauren Sivan added to them, alleging a 2007 encounter with Weinstein in a HuffPost report Friday.
The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Hollywood Hills, Fla., where 12 patients died during and after Hurricane Irma.