Bill Cosby jailed, Harvey Weinstein pays accusers $25M without admitting guilt

Harvey Weinstein attend the ‘Carol’ Premiere during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 17, 2015 in Cannes, France. (Photo Credit: Denis Makarenko/shutterstock)

Harvey Weinstein has come to terms with his female accusers. On Dec. 11, The New York Times reported that Weinstein reached a tentative settlement with the women who said he harassed them.

Over 30 actresses and ex-employees of Weinstein were named in the lawsuit against him and his company, Weinstein Company. The women will receive a total of $25 million.

However, Weinstein, 67, will not have to pay a dime of his own money. His insurance companies will foot the bill. In the settlement, Weinstein also does not have to admit to any wrongdoings or guilt.

Weinstein has yet to be convicted of any crime, but he was charged with committing forcible acts on different women. He remains out of jail on bond and his trial is scheduled to begin next month.

On the other hand, Bill Cosby, 82, is currently serving a 3-to-10 year sentence after he was convicted following accusations from different women. He was denied a recent appeal.

 

 

 

 

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Shaw's latest book, Trap History, delves into the history and global dominance of Trap music. Follow his journey on TrapHistory.Com, Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.



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