Some Harvey Weinstein Accusers Spurn Proposed Settlement Ahead Of June 4 Hearing

Some Harvey Weinstein Accusers Spurn Proposed Settlement Ahead Of June 4 Hearing
Ashley Judd is among the accusers of Harvey Weinstein who will not be participating in a reported $44 million settlement with the disgraced ex-mogul.

A bankruptcy court judge is expected to rule June 4 on whether the settlement can proceed.

The road to appeasing the many alleged victims, creditors, board members and others with claims against the Weinstein Co. has been a tortuous one. A previous “victims fund” proposed in a lawsuit filed by former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman hit the rocks when the company declared bankruptcy and when Schneiderman himself faced sexual misconduct charges that saw him leave office.

In a tweet Friday that was appended with the #MeToo hashtag, Judd declared that her lawsuit against Weinstein is “ongoing” and that she “intends to take him to trial.” Judd’s allegations, however, are part of a separate case that is separate from the overall settlement talks.

Attorneys Douglas H.
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