Popular producer, and a towering figure in Hollywood and owner of the Weinstein Company, Harvey Weinstein has reportedly been fired from the production and distribution company he co-founded.
Gbedu magazine reveals that this came after reports that the 65-year old Harvey has had series of sexual allegations levelled against him by colleagues and employees in the industry for decades.
Weinstein is the latest high-profile entertainment and media figure whose career was unraveled by alleged sexual impropriety in the workplace. Over the years, Harvey’s sexcapades that brought about his ill-luck has been an “open secret” in the industry.
The Weinstein Company board said in a statement released Sunday revealed: “In light of new information about misconduct by Harvey Weinstein that has emerged in the past few days, the directors of The Weinstein Company have determined, and have informed Harvey Weinstein, that his employment with The Weinstein Company is terminated, effective immediately.”