McKeone on Weinstein: Sex, lies and the downfall of a movie mogul

In the wake of the Weinstein sex scandal came the fall of a Tinseltown tyrant

18th March, 2018
Harvey Weinstein: none of Hollywood’s other controversial stars has fallen as far Pic: Getty

Since the New York Times published its report mapping out a decades-old pattern of predatory behaviour, the legendary producer Harvey Weinstein has been fired by the company he co-founded, abandoned by advisers and shunned by the industry that for three decades lionised him as a maverick, a wayward genius and its ultimate power player.

Weinstein apologised for his “bad behaviour” and claimed his wife Georgina Chapman, the mother of his two youngest children, was 100...

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