Weinstein hit with $10mn sexual harassment suit in NY

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Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein and his ex-production company have been hit with a $10 million New York lawsuit by a former associate producer on Netflix show “Marco Polo”.

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The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Alexandra Canosa in the New York Supreme Court on Wednesday accuses the 65-year-old father of five of violations that include sexual harassment, assault, battery and emotional distress.

Canosa “incurred substantial physical injury, pain, suffering, humiliation, mental anguish, and emotional distress,” said a copy of the lawsuit, seeking damages and costs “estimated to be in excess of $10 million.”

“The causes of action are based on repeated sexual harassment, sexual intimidation, emotional abuse, assault and battery of plaintiff by defendant Harvey Weinstein over a period of years through 2017,” said the suit.

The alleged behavior happened…



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