Harvey Weinstein: the humbling of Hollywood’s emperor

Harvey Weinstein: the humbling of Hollywood’s emperor

Last week, the mogul’s many accusers finally got to see the former movie mogul in court on five charges of sex crimes. But if the first two days of the case are anything to go by, his trial will be full of the cliffhangers and theatrics that punctuated the blockbuster films he produced

12th January, 2020

Around the corner from Manhattan’s Supreme Court, outside the City Clerk’s office at 141 Worth Street, a street hawker is selling everything an impulsive – or absent-minded – bride and groom might need.

A selection of gold wedding bands at $20 a pop or, for the budget-conscious, silver bands for just $15. Bouquets of flowers for $30 each. Throw in a $30 diamond engagement ring, he says, and you have the entire wedding kit for $100.

“You’d...

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