The disgraced movie mogul faces life in prison if convicted in a New York state court of predatory sexual assault charges, in a trial expected to last six weeks.
Insurers for the former Weinstein Co studio would fund the payout and Weinstein would not be required to admit wrongdoing or to pay anything, the New York Times said.
The tycoon will pay what amounts to one of the largest sexual harassment awards in US history, the victim's lawyer says. Hollywood assistant Mahim Khan said Alkiviades "Alki" David repeatedly groped her and on one occasion exposed her breasts.
A group of about 40 activists blocked the screening of the French premiere of Polanski's film "J'accuse" at a theatre in Rue Champollion, although the film was shown at some other theatres in Paris.
In a series of tweets, Jami Moor shared he was raped by a powerful man he worked for and was then close to. Jami is one of the few men in Pakistan's entertainment industry who have been active in their support of the #MeToo movement there.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson denies that he had inappropriately touched female journalist Charlotte Edwardes 20 years ago when he was editor of The Spectator magazine.
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The festival is now seen as a launchpad for award season success was criticised due to lack of female directors and the inclusion of controversial names.
Eight singers and a dancer said they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Spanish-born superstar in encounters that took place over three decades beginning in the late 1980s.
Prosecutors said they made the decision to drop the felony indecent assault and battery charge against the Oscar winner after the alleged victim invoked his right under the US Constitution against giving self-incriminating testimony.
Turnout is uncertain for the Alpine country's first such protest in 28 years, but supporters vow to make their views clear at train stations, offices and other public sites during the morning commute.
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