Board member Lance Maerov spoke to the The New York Times after the decision to terminate Weinstein on Sunday and that said that the executive had also violated the company's code of conduct in the past week. Maerov also revealed that there was much concern after Weinstein and his attorney Lisa Bloom met with the board on Thursday night, during which time the layer told the group that they could expect 'more and different reporting' that included 'photos of several of the accusers in very friendly poses with Harvey after his alleged misconduct.'That same night a handout photo of Weinstein and a smiling Judd appeared in the New York Post alongside a statement from the Oscar-winning producer.
'This is not the time for Harvey or TWC to appear defiant or indignant,' wrote Maerov in an email to Bloom.
Questions remain however about how the board was so in the dark given the number of settlements that have been paid out, with the first going back to an incident that happened in 1991 according to the Times.
Weinstein responded in a statement by saying that he was getting help, but then shortly after threatened to sue the paper for million.
'It is time to repair, heal, accept responsibility and recover.'He also wrote that Bloom had a potential conflict of interest given that Weinstein had agreed to develop a book she wrote into a series.
The actress, 44, was one of the many Hollywood names that immediately cropped up amid allegations of years of sexual abuse against the film producer, 65, emerged earlier this week.Them nxt.' Georgina Chapman was seen leaving her Manhattan home on Friday morning, marking the first time she has been seen in public since her husband's decades of sexual harassment were revealed on Thursday.The Marchesa designer appeared morose but did manage to flash a smirk as she made her way out of the million townhouse she shares with Harvey Weinstein an hour after her husband headed off to work.The Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment and assault scandal heated up on Sunday, with the disgraced executive being ousted from the company he founded and one of his victims going after Hollywood stars for their continued silence.Rose Mc Gowan posted a photo of herself taken in March 1997 at the Independent Spirit Awards in Los Angeles, writing: 'This is the girl that was hurt by a monster.Mc Gowan did take to social media after the report was released however, writing: 'Women fight on. 'The New York Times published today a story that is saturated with false and defamatory statements about Harvey Weinstein,' said Harder in a statement.