The attorney general of the state of New York has filed a lawsuit against The Weinstein Company and the brothers Harvey and Robert Weinstein. Eric Schneiderman accuses the top of the company to have failed to protect employees from Harvey Weinstein, formerly the director of the film studio.
Schneiderman wants the proceeds from the possible sale of the company is used to victims to compensate. Many women have ex-director Weinstein, who last year was fired, accused of sexual misconduct. The attorney-general said in a statement that the company’s insufficient action has been taken after complaints about Weinstein had entered.
By the allegations against the well-known Hollywood producer won the hashtag #MeToo last year, quickly gained notoriety.