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In the wake of numerous allegations of sexual harassment and assault, Harvey Weinstein is suing the company he founded and that recently ousted him as chairman, Reuters reports. The producer filed a lawsuit against The Weinstein Co. on Thursday in Delaware.
According to TMZ, Weinstein is seeking access to his email account and employment file. The lawsuit states he believes his email account contains "information exonerating him, and therefore the company." The lawsuit states Weinstein wants to protect himself and The Weinstein Co. from "unjustified settlements." It argues that any settlements paid by The Weinstein Co. will be basically paid by him as one of its largest shareholders.
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