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Harvey Weinstein Fails To Get Class Action Tossed; Bob Weinstein, Disney, TWC Board & David Glasser Dropped From Case

Harvey Weinstein Fails To Get Class Action Tossed; Bob Weinstein, Disney, TWC Board & David Glasser Dropped From Case

After decades of being joined at the big-screen hip, Harvey Weinstein and his brother and longtime business partner Bob Weinstein split in late 2017 as accusations of sexual assault and harassment piled up against Harvey Weinstein.

However, the brothers were still linked in the courts. But that state of affairs for the Weinsteins, as well as several executives at their now-shuttered company and Disney, changed today.

In a ruing (read it here) on Harvey Weinstein’s unsuccessful attempt to have a nearly year and a half sex-trafficking class action suit dismissed, a federal judge in New York cut Bob Weinstein loose today. The TWC board, ex-The Weinstein Company COO David Glasser and former Hr VP Frank Gil, Disney and several others were also released permanently from the sprawling case.

After the sexual misconduct scandal broke, TWC terminated Harvey Weinstein on October 8, 2017, and, still owning 23% of the company, he formally resigned

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