Key events of the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein
Here is a timeline recounting the highs and lows over 40 years in the life of Harvey Weinstein. Once one of Homore
1979 - Harvey Weinstein and his brother Bob found independent film distribution and production company Miramaxmore
June 1993 - The Walt Disney Company buys Miramax for $80 million but the brothers stay on until 2005. REUTERSmore
May 1994 - Director Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction," starring Uma Thurman and John Travolta and backed by Mmore
1997 - Miramax wins its first Academy Award for best picture with "The English Patient." (Pictured: Director Amore
1999 - Miramax's "Shakespeare in Love" wins seven Oscars - including best picture and best actress for Gwynethmore
2004 - Weinstein divorces his first wife Eve Chilton, with whom he has three daughters. REUTERS/Fred Prouser
2005 - The Weinstein brothers leave Miramax to set up their own production company, The Weinstein Company. REmore
2007 - Weinstein marries English fashion director Georgina Chapman. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Oct. 5, 2017 - The New York Times reports Weinstein settled with eight women who accused him of unwanted physimore
Oct. 6, 2017 - Weinstein takes indefinite leave of absence from The Weinstein Co. The company later says he ismore
Oct. 10, 2017 - The New Yorker reports allegations by 13 women who said Weinstein sexually harassed or assaultmore
Oct. 10, 2017 - Chapman, Weinstein's wife, says she is leaving him. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Oct. 14, 2017 - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group that selects the Oscar winners, expmore
October 2017 - Actress Alyssa Milano fuels the expansion of the #MeToo movement, founded by Tarana Burke, by wmore
Jan. 1, 2018 - Hollywood celebrities launch the Time's Up campaign to fight sexual harassment in the workplacemore
May 25, 2018 - Weinstein surrenders to New York police on charges of rape and a criminal sex act involving allmore
June 5, 2018 - Weinstein pleads not guilty to the charges. Steven Hirsch/Pool via REUTERS
June 9, 2018 - Weinstein pleads not guilty to new charges of sexually assaulting a third woman in 2006. REUTEmore
Oct. 11, 2018 - Weinstein wins dismissal of the charges over the alleged 2004 assault. Charges involving the omore
Jan. 17, 2019 - Benjamin Brafman, Weinstein's defense attorney, issues statement saying he is quitting, withoumore
Jan. 25, 2019 - Weinstein appears in court to announce new defense team. (Pictured: Weinstein attends a hearimore
April 26, 2019 - Weinstein's trial is delayed until Sept. 9 to allow defense more time to gather evidence. REmore
July 11, 2019 - Weinstein hires third legal team after second team of defense attorneys exits the case. (Pictmore
Aug. 26, 2019 - Weinstein pleads not guilty to new indictment involving the same two women accusing him of twomore
Dec. 11, 2019 - Weinstein and his bankrupt studio reach tentative $25 million settlement with dozens of women more
Jan. 6, 2020 - Los Angeles prosecutors announce sexual assault charges against Weinstein just hours after he amore
Jan. 7, 2020 - Jury selection at Weinstein's trial due to begin. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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