to connectVideoHarvey Weinstein reached a tentative $ 44 million deal to settle the sexual misconduct lawsuits
If the deal is approved at $30 million, it would go to Weinstein, the victims, and creditors who did business with the movie studios. The other is a $14-million, would go toward paying the legal fees of a former member of the board of the Weinstein Company, who have been named in the lawsuit.
As a former human resources executive, Harvey Weinstein’s former company, claiming he was cheated out of a $ 425,000 charge for the investigations, the leaked information about the sexual abuse claims against the disgraced former Hollywood mogul.
Former Weinstein Company, executive, Frank, Gil, on Tuesday, filed a civil suit in New York state Supreme Court against Harvey Weinstein and his brother Bob Weinstein, and the company’s Chief Operating Officer, David Glasser, Deadline reported.
He claims he has never paid for the $425,000 the promise for the investigation of the cause of the leak, and then was fired after the investigation, the company’s other top executives were the ones who gave the information to reporters about the Weinstein’s alleged payments made to those who accused him of sexual assault.
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He claims Weinstein hired him to work “outside the scope of his work as a chief human resources officer, to investigate who leaked information from the company to the journalists about the Weinstein published in the New York Times in July of 2017, according to a copy of the court filing, obtained by the application Deadline. The Times was the first to break the story that He had been allegedly been paid out to dozens of sexual assault accusers for decades to come. He was fired from his firm after news of the rape allegations broke.
Weinstein reportedly never been paid, He of the $425,000 in accordance with a private transaction agreement, after He discovered that He was the brother of Bob Weinstein and Glasser were the ones to leak information. He was “wrongfully suspended” after it has been removed from the company, and Bob Weinstein and Glasser began with the publication of a false statement to the media in an attempt to discredit the Lord and Cry out and destroy his reputation in retaliation for the Lord, He is to be protected conduct,” the document claims.
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The word of the Shout, the civil case comes as the Weinstein’s reportedly set to lose one of his defense attorneys for an upcoming sexual assault trial. Attorney Jose Baez asked a Manhattan court to get him out of a case after Weinstein “is deliberately ignored in our fee agreement,” Baez said, according to the New York Post. Weinstein, a settlement was reached in May, which has yet to be completed, and that he would have to pay $44 million settlement to resolve lawsuits filed against him by his accusers, the creditors and the members of his former film studio.
Fox News’ Louis Casiano contributed to this report.