Insurance Companies Sue Harvey Weinstein: We Won't Cover Your Sexual Assault Lawsuits!


She said that he asked her to give him a massage, which she declined: "I don't think that's in my job description".

According to Brewer's account in THR, a female crew member on the film said Harvey Weinstein had invited her to his hotel to discuss work-related matters and then tried to kiss her and force oral sex on her. "I want to see him in jail".

A 10th woman has reported Harvey Weinstein to British police for alleged sexual assault. Ever since a New York Times story, in which six of his accusers came forward, was published late a year ago, the disgraced producer has consistently, through his spokesperson, denied any "non-consensual acts" and "acts of retaliation".

Police in NY and Los Angeles are also investigating complaints against Weinstein, with dozens of women having accused him of sexual assault or harassment in recent months.

During an appearance on "The Late Show with Seth Meyers", show host Seth congratulated Uma on her essay in the New York Times in which she detailed her claims against Weinstein, and she said: "Well, you've got to be a citizen and you can't leave people alone holding the bag of truth by themselves".

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The story also quotes producer Alan Brewer, who had known Weinstein since age 12 and worked with him on "Playing for Keeps", an indie comedy that Bob and Harvey Weinstein co-wrote and co-directed in the early 1980s.

A rep for Weinstein has not yet responded to a request for comment but the disgraced mogul has consistenly denied engaging in any nonconsensual sexual conduct. This is what predators do, and it must stop.

A statement released to Channel 4 said: 'Mr Weinstein has apologized for boorish behavior in certain situations in the past, Mr Weinstein unequivocally denies he ever engaged in criminal misconduct of any kind'. The insurance company filed a suit in New York Supreme Court that says the lawsuits against Weinstein do not "attach under the policies based on the application of certain policy terms, conditions and exclusions and therefore Chubb has no obligation under any of the policies identified herein to defend or indemnify Harvey Weinstein in the Underlying Lawsuits". Mr. Weinstein's acts were such that the consequences could and should have been foreseen by a reasonable person.

Watch below for more from Lawrence's 60 Minutes appearance.