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Weinstein Co. orders investigation of Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment allegations

Weinstein Co. orders investigation of Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment allegations

Harvey Weinstein’s film and television company has hired a law firm to investigate the sexual harassment allegations against the indie film impresario. But the Weinstein Co.’s board of directors stopped short of ousting the co-founder.

Instead, the directors expressed support for Weinstein’s decision to take an indefinite leave of absence from the production company and seek professional help.

“We strongly endorse Harvey Weinstein’s already-announced decision to take an indefinite leave of absence from the Company, commencing today,” the board said in a statement Friday. “Next steps will depend on Harvey’s therapeutic progress, the outcome of the Board’s independent...

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