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Harvey Weinstein appears in court to answer rape, sex abuse charges

NEW YORK: Film producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered to New York City police on Friday on charges of rape and sex abuse and was taken to court in handcuffs, months after he was toppled from Hollywood’s highest ranks by scores of women accusing him of misconduct. More than 70 women have accused the co-founder of the Miramax film studio and the Weinstein Co of sexual misconduct, including rape, with some allegations dating back decades. He has denied having nonconsensual sex with anyone, and his lawyer Benjamin Brafman…

#MeToo activist Rose McGowan’s ex-manager suicides

WASHINGTON: A veteran Hollywood executive who was Rose McGowan's manager when the actress was allegedly raped by Harvey Weinstein has committed suicide, media reports citing her family said Thursday. Relatives of Jill Messick, who was 50, said in a statement circulated to US media that she had battled depression for years, but had recently felt "victimized" by inaccurate reports of her role in the affair. Messick, who worked for Addis-Wechsler -- now Industry Entertainment -- managed McGowan when the actress claimed…