Entertainment Harvey Weinstein Checks Into Luxury Resort Amid Scandal: He Wants to ‘Use His Cell Phone’

05:10  13 october  2017
05:10  13 october  2017 Source:   People

Two More Weinstein Company Board Members Quit Amid Harvey Weinstein Scandal

  Two More Weinstein Company Board Members Quit Amid Harvey Weinstein Scandal The dominoes continue to fall in the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case. Deadline has confirmed that two more Weinstein Company board members — Tim Sarnoff and Marc Lasry — resigned today in the wake of Thursday’s devastating New York Times report that outlines a pattern of behavior stretching back at least two decades. Sarnoff’s day job is as Deputy CEO and President of Production at Technicolor. Lasry is a billionaire hedge fund manager, CEO of Avenue Capital Group and a co-owner of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks. Their board exits follow by hours that of billionaire investor Dirk Ziff.

Harvey Weinstein checked into a luxury resort in Arizona after jetting out of Los Angeles on Wednesday, a source tells PEOPLE. RELATED VIDEO: Harvey Weinstein Speaks Out Amid Sexual Harassment Scandal : ‘We All Make Mistakes’.

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Harvey Weinstein checked into a luxury resort in Arizona after jetting out of Los Angeles on Wednesday, a source tells PEOPLE.

The source said the movie mogul was staying at the five-star hotel (which boasts a spa and golf course) because “he doesn’t want to go a place where he can’t use his cell phone.”

Says another source close to the situation: “His team set him up at a secure place to get him the help he needs — he knows and wants help.”

Previously, sources had told PEOPLE that Weinstein, 65, planned to to enter a residential treatment facility. The producer was spotted boarding a private jet on Wednesday from the Van Nuys airport in California and landed in Arizona later that night.

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Weinstein is embroiled in an ongoing sexual harassment scandal, with actresses including Cara Delevingne, Ashley Judd, Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow speaking out against the mogul’s alleged behaviour. Others have accused Weinstein of sexual assault.

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Following the initial New York Times report about the allegations, Weinstein said in a statement that he was working with therapists and planned to “deal with this issue head-on.” He has since been fired from his powerhouse studio, The Weinstein Company, and his wife, Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman, has announced she’s leaving him.

“Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein,” a spokesperson for the movie mogul has said.

Speaking to TMZ cameras outside of his daughter’s Los Angeles house before leaving California on Wednesday, Weinstein said he was “not doing OK” and hoping for a “second chance.”

“I’m hanging in. I’m trying my best,” Weinstein said. When a cameraman said he was glad to see the producer was all right, he responded, “I’m not doing okay, but I’m trying. I gotta get help.”

He added, “We all make mistakes. Second chance, I hope.”

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People reports Harvey Weinstein has checked into a five-star luxury resort in Arizona as he faces sexual assault and harassment allegations. Harvey Weinstein Has Reportedly Checked Into a Luxury Resort .

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