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New York attorney general reaches $19m settlement in Harvey Weinstein lawsuits


Harvey Weinstein arrives for his sexual assault trial in New York. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

The attorney general for New York said on Tuesday that an agreement had been reached to settle two sexual misconduct lawsuits on behalf of multiple women against Harvey Weinstein for nearly $19m.

But attorneys representing six of the women who have made accusations against the imprisoned former film producer called the proposed deal a “sellout” that did not require Weinstein, 68, to accept responsibility or personally pay out any money.

The settlement, which still must be approved by a federal judge and a bankruptcy ...


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