Producer Harvey Weinstein reportedly checking into Arizona rehab center

Friday, 13 October 2017, 08:22:18 PM. Harvey Weinstein, who was fired from his movie company over sexual-harassment allegations, has jetted to Arizona for treatment, TMZ reports.

The website TMZ has reported that producer Harvey Weinstein, who was fired from his movie company over allegations of sexual harassment, has jetted to Arizona for treatment.

The website posted a photo on Wednesday of what it said was Weinstein's SUV entering the Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles. The story initially said that Weinstein was to land in Wickenburg and be treated at The Meadows, a rehabilitation center.

A person who answered the phone at The Meadows would not confirm whether Weinstein or anyone else was a patient and then hung up.

 

The Meadows has treated many celebrities over the years, including singer Selena Gomez, model Kate Moss and radio host Rush Limbaugh.

As of Thursday morning, TMZ was reporting that unnamed sources said Weinstein was receiving treatment in the Scottsdale area.

Hollywood actresses such as Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Ashley Judd have gone public with allegations of sexual harassment at the hands of Weinstein, an Oscar-winning producer who produced many critically acclaimed films at Miramax and The Weinstein Company.

producer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 1 Harvey Weinstein was hit with allegations of almost three decades of sexual harassment Thursday in the 'New York Times.' The mega-producer has long been part of the Hollywood elite. Here, he poses with Sienna Miller at a dinner in 2009.  Donald Bowers, Getty Images for The Weinstein Cproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 2 From left to right, David Parfitt, Donna Gigliotti, Harvey Weinstein, Gwyneth Paltrow, Edward Zwick and Marc Norman all celebrate after receiving the Oscar for best picture for "Shakespeare In Love" during the 71st Annual Academy Awards Sunday, March 21, 1999 in Los Angeles. Paltrow won the Oscar for best actress in the movie.   Dave Caulkin, APproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 3 Tom Cruise, who executive produced 'The Others' with Weinstein in 2001, playfully engaged him at the premiere.  Kevin Winter, Getty Imagesproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 4 In 2010, Weinstein and Marion Cotillard spoke together during amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS benefit gala at that year's Cannes Film Festival.  Francois Durand, Getty Imagesproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 5 Kerry Washington and Harvey Weinstein posed for a photo at the 2010 premiere of 'The Tillman Story.'  Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images for the Weinstein Cproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 6 In 2013, Weinstein and his then-pregnant wife Georgina Chapman attended the Oscars, where his movie 'Silver Linings Playbook' was up for eight Academy Awards.  Dan MacMedan, USA TODAYproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 7 'Silver Linings Playbook,' earned Jennifer Lawrence her first Oscar for best actress.  Charley Gallay, Getty Images for VFproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 8 George Clooney and Weinstein sat near each other at the 2013 Critics' Choice Awards.  Michael Kovac, WireImageproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 9 Hillary Clinton, then secretary of state, laughed with Weinstein at the 2012 TIME 100 Gala celebrating the magazine's list of the most influential people in the world.  Larry Busacca, Getty Images for TIMEproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 10 Duchess Kate met Weinstein at the 2013 London premiere of 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.'  Chris Jackson, Getty Imagesproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 11 Director Lee Daniels, Oprah Winfrey, and Harvey Weinstein posed at the after-party for 'The Butler' in 2013.  Charley Gallay, Getty Images for TWCproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 12 Weinstein was presented with the W.E.B. Du Bois medal by Glenn Hutchins in 2014 at Harvard. The Du†Bois Medal is Harvard's highest honor in the field of African and African-American Studies.  Steven Senne, APproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 13 Auctioneer Sharon Stone gets an assist from Jeremy Renner, Nicole Kidman and Harvey Weinstein at the Cinema Against AIDS dinner in 2013.  Kevin Tachman, NONEproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 14 Weinstein poses with Zendaya at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in 2015.  Nicholas Hunt, Getty Imagesproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 15 Weinstein and his fashion-designer wife, Georgina Chapman, hit the 2017 Weinstein Company-Netflix Golden Globes After-Party.  NINA PROMMER, EPAproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 16 Weinstein was in the first row for the February 2017 Marchesa show at New York Fashion Week to see the latest designs from his wife's label. He was flanked by 'This Is Us' star Mandy Moore and 'Vogue' editor Anna Wintour.  Theo Wargo, (Credit too long, see caption)producer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 17 Weinstein sat with former NBC anchor and current Investigation Discovery host Tamron Hall at Marchesa's most recent New York Fashion Week show in September.  Nicholas Hunt, Getty Images For NYFWproducer-harvey-weinstein-reportedly-checking-into-arizona-rehab-center photo 18 In March, Weinstein, and JAY=Z spoke onstage during a town hall in NYC.  Dave Kotinsky, Getty Images for Spike

The New York Times and New Yorker magazine both published stories detailing allegations of harassment dating back decades, exposing what some in the movie business had whispered privately about for years. The allegations follow a pattern: An actress was called into a private setting with Weinstein and he would ask for a massage, expose himself or demonstrate other inappropriate behavior.

The tail number from the plane TMZ said carried Weinstein was shown in the Federal Aviation Administration database to be registered to an Illinois company. That plane, according to the website FlightAware, took off from the Van Nuys airport at 5:40 p.m. with a destination of Wickenburg. But, according to FlightAware, it was diverted to the Scottsdale Airport, where it landed at 6:42 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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