Published on 4 Dec 2017 Sections

Exclusive: New Harvey Weinstein allegation, as impact on Hollywood deepens

Washington Correspondent

The number of powerful men across the US entertainment industry, in the media and politics being accused of sexual misconduct is growing daily – an avalanche that began with allegations of sexual assault against Hollywood heavyweight Harvey Weinstein. Scores of women have accused him of abuse, from bullying to rape. Kylie Morris has been to Los Angeles to ask women at all levels in the industry, including a former assistant of Weinstein, about their experiences, and impact of his downfall.

The number of powerful men across the US entertainment industry, in the media and politics being accused of sexual misconduct is growing daily – an avalanche that began with allegations of sexual assault against Hollywood heavyweight Harvey Weinstein. Scores of women have accused him of abuse, from bullying to rape. He denies all allegations of non-consensual sex. Kylie Morris has been to Los Angeles to ask women at all levels in the industry, including a former assistant of Weinstein, about their experiences, and impact of his downfall. A warning: this report contains descriptions of alleged sexually inappropriate behaviour.

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