A proposed settlement would end nearly every lawsuit filed by the Hollywood producer’s alleged victims, without his having to admit wrongdoing or pay anything to the women.
megan twoheyNEW: Harvey Weinstein and the board of his bankrupt film studio have reached a tentative $25 million settlement agreement with dozens of his alleged victims. Under it, Weinstein would not admit wrongdoing or pay anything to his accusers himself.
Mr. Gates, the Microsoft co-founder, met several times with Mr. Epstein, a sex criminal, a Times investigation found. Mr. Gates now concedes an error in judgment.
megan twohey“His lifestyle is very different and kind of intriguing although it would not work for me,” Bill Gates emailed colleagues in 2011 as he was forming a NEW relationship with registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. @flitteronfraud@JamesStewartNYT
“She Said,” by The New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, names some of the people who turned against the influential producer, as well as ones who helped cover up his alleged predation.
megan twohey1) In a 2016 memo to Harvey Weinstein, reproduced in SHE SAID, Lisa Bloom offered to help him damage the reputation of one of his accusers, Rose McGowan, and portrayed her background as a victims’s rights advocate as an asset.
megan twoheySHE SAID reveals a previously unknown deep throat figure in the Weinstein investigation: Irwin Reiter, an accountant who worked for Mr. Weinstein for decades, was increasingly alarmed by his behavior toward women
Ghislaine Maxwell worked with Mr. Epstein for more than a decade, raising questions about what she knew of his alleged sexual exploitation of young women and girls.
megan twoheyGhislaine Maxwell, Epstein’s ex-girlfriend/ fixer, helped manage his homes, facilitate his social relationships, and recruit his masseuses. Three of his accusers say she also participated in his alleged sexual exploitation and abuse. w/@BernsteinJacob
Ms. Carroll and the two women who corroborated her sexual assault accusations against President Trump go on the record with Megan Twohey, a New York Times reporter.
megan twoheyE Jean Carroll says that she confided in 2 friends after she was allegedly raped by Trump in the mid-90s. Listen as those women, Lisa Birnbach and Carol Martin, speak publicly for the 1st time, corroborating parts of Carroll's story
The Times spent weeks with a group of young men as they fought for their lives in Honduras. All they had was a few blocks in one of the world’s deadliest cities. They would die to protect it.
megan twoheyICYMI last weekend: a MUST READ by @azamsahmed, who plunged into the heart of gang territory in Honduras and emerged with a story that reads like a novel and sheds invaluable light on the US-Mexico border crisis
A new victim has gone public, saying Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused her as part of a defamation lawsuit that targets the multimillionaire’s lawyer, Alan Dershowitz.
megan twohey“Giuffre claims in the lawsuit that Alan Dershowitz, 80, knew about and participated in Epstein and Maxwell’s sex trafficking operation, and that she was forced to have sex with Dershowitz and other prominent, wealthy men, when she was underage.”
For two decades, the director of Bohemian Rhapsody has been trailed by allegations of sexual misconduct.
megan twohey"Some of the alleged victims say they were seduced by the director while underage; others say they were raped....Their accounts suggest that Singer didn’t act alone; he was aided by friends and associates who brought him young men."
Amid scrutiny of President Trump’s possible ties to Russia, his personal lawyer advances an opposition Ukrainian lawmaker’s sealed plan to the White House.
megan twoheyWhen, in Feb 2017, we broke news of the Cohen/Sater Trump Tower Moscow effort, Cohen and Sater told me the effort had ended in the fall of 2015. In his first comment on the project, Cohen told me Trump Org had determined that the project was not feasible.
Palm Beach multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Prosecutors, including future Trump labor secretary Alexander Acosta, cut Epstein an extraordinary plea deal.
megan twoheyOUTRAGEOUS "Instead of being sent to state prison, Epstein was housed in a private wing of the Palm Beach County jail" and allowed "to leave the jail 6 days a week, for 12 hrs a day, to go to a comfortable office that Epstein had set up in West Pam Beach."
megan twoheyThe prosecutor(currently the US Sec of Labor) said he was unduly pressured by Epstein’s heavy-hitting lawyers: Jay Lefkowitz, Harvard prof Alan Dershowitz, Jack Goldberger, Roy Black, former U.S. Attny Guy Lewis, Gerald Lefcourt, and..KEN STARR
The surge in fighting follows a U.S. call for peace talks, with the United Nations warning that as many as 14 million people could be at risk of starvation.
megan twoheyDON'T LOOK AWAY: "the United Nations has warned that 14 million people, or half the population, could soon be on the brink of starvation. This week, the chief humanitarian coordinator, Mark Lowcock, called that prospect the “apocalyptic scenario.” "
megan twohey“Perhaps it is time to start thinking of this less as a news story than as a permanent new element of our lives.” @jodikantor, my ride or die partner, and I reflect on a year of Reckoning
The former Trump campaign adviser speaks for the first time about why he lied to the F.B.I.
megan twoheyRemarkable that in this interview w/@markmazzettiNYT, Papadopoulos can't recall whether over drinks with a top Australian diplomat he discussed a Russian operative's disclosure of hacked DNC emails, but he can recall what drink he ordered (gin and tonic)