The Harvey Weinstein scandal has been one of the crucial cases that gave birth to the Time's Up movement in Hollywood. Latest reports relating to Hollywood heavyweight's case is that the board of the producer's bankrupt film studio have reached a tentative global settlement with dozens of women who accused him of having preyed on them, two of his accusers and an attorney confirmed on Wednesday. Actress Caitlin Dulany, who accused Weinstein of having sexually assaulted her during the Cannes Film Festival in 1996, said in an interview with NBC News that Weinstein, his former associates, directors and officers had negotiated a settlement of almost all the civil cases pending against him for nearly $47 million, about $25 million of which would compensate the women. . When Brad Pitt Confronted Harvey Weinstein For Ex Gwyneth Paltrow.

As reported by NBC, according to the terms of the deal, which would have to be approved by the judges in two cases involving him, Weinstein wouldn't be required to admit to wrongdoing or to pay his accusers directly. More than 30 actresses and former Weinstein employees, who in lawsuits have accused Weinstein of offences ranging from sexual harassment to rape, would share in the payout.

Supermodel Emily Ratajkowski reacted to the recent development and posted a picture of herself with "F**k Harvey" on arm. She tweeted saying, "Today Harvey Weinstein and his former studio made a $25 million deal with his victims. Weinstein, accused of offenses ranging from sexual harassment to rape, won't have to admit wrongdoing or pay his own money. #nojusticenopeace #HarveyWeinstein."

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This news has left netizens disappointed. The Time's Up Twitter handle commented on this development saying, "Here’s a math problem:

18 of 80+ victims split $6.2M. $12M+ goes towards legal fees for Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein & The Weinstein Company board. Here’s a bigger problem: If this is the best the survivors could get, the system is broken. #TIMESUP."

A trial is scheduled for January 6, 2020, and Weinstein could face life in prison if convicted on the top counts. Weinstein, 67, used a walker to enter the courthouse for a bail hearing on Wednesday, December 11 and is scheduled to have back surgery on Thursday.

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