Latest Harvey Weinstein Proposed Settlement Slammed As “Sellout” By Victims’ Lawyers; Jailed Producer Lacks “Financial Liberty,” Attorney Says – Update

Latest Harvey Weinstein Proposed Settlement Slammed As “Sellout” By Victims’ Lawyers; Jailed Producer Lacks “Financial Liberty,” Attorney Says – Update
(Updated with Weinstein lawyer statement) A new proposal to settle sex crimes claims against Harvey Weinstein should be Doa, lawyers representing several of the now incarcerated producer’s victims say.

“Filed in the middle of the night to avoid attention, the latest Weinstein settlement plan is more offensive than the version that was rejected by Judge Hellerstein,” attorneys Douglas Wigdor and Kevin Mintzer said this morning (read the plan here). “Under the new plan, which is approximately $10 million less than the plan rejected by Judge Hellerstein, more than half of the settlement funds are paid to Robert Weinstein and the other ultra-wealthy former directors of The Weinstein Company, as well as TWC creditors including huge media companies and famous actors.”

“We continue to be perplexed by the Attorney General of New York’s endorsement of a resolution that is a complete and utter sellout of Harvey Weinstein’s victims,” NYC-based
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