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$ 17 million.
This is the sum that will share more than 50 of the accusers of Harvey Weinstein, who had attacked the former producer in court.
According to the BBC, bankruptcy court judge Mary Walrath accepted the Weinstein Company's liquidation plan, which provided for payment to women claiming to have been the victim of Harvey Weinstein's actions.
The judge indicated that, if some of the accusers refused the proposal to go through with their complaint outside the bankruptcy court, "83% of the accusers have expressed very clearly that they want to end this story and that ' they are not looking to have to go through other legal proceedings to obtain moral compensation… although it is clear that the money will never give them that ”.
A "very ugly" story
Among the fifty accusers of the former Hollywood magnate, only eight had refused this liquidation plan and the money that goes with it.
But even if the justice approved the payment, those who opposed it still have the option of not accepting the sum and to go to the end of the legal process.
Weinstein Company lawyer Paul Zumbro said the plan was "remarkable" and "a favorable end to a very ugly story".
The Weinstein Company was created in 2005 by Harvey Weinstein and his brother Bob.
Before the first charges against the producer in 2017, the company was one of the largest independent studios in America.
After several months of negotiations to determine the sale of certain assets, his bankruptcy was officially declared in March 2018.
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