"Mr. Weinstein and his lawyer have confirmed the essential points of the story", the spokesperson added.
Following the Times' report Thursday, Weinstein's attorney, Lisa Bloom, said in a statement that "he denies numerous accusations as patently false".
Marc Lasry, Dirk Ziff and Tim Sarnoff have all resigned from The Weinstein Company's board following the New York Times report where the allegations were published.
After an initial statement in which Weinstein apologised for his behaviour, his attorney Charles J Harder subsequently put out a statement saying the newspaper's story was defamatory because it relied on "mostly hearsay accounts and a faulty report".
'I believe you' Oscar-winner Brie Larson responded to the allegations by saying she stood "with the courageous survivors of sexual assault and harassment... as always".
Musician and potential GOP Senate candidate Kid Rock took a strong stand Friday in defense of the women who have accused Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct.
Shortly after explaining that "Harvey has authorized me to be very forthright because he is ashamed of his behavior", Bloomtold Stephanopoulos some of what she's teaching Weinstein in response to his request that she "tutor" him.
Weinstein, who is co-chairman of the Weinstein Company, announced Friday that he is taking an indefinite leave of absence immediately.
According to the report, the Oscar-winning producer and Miramax co-founder invited several actors and female employees to various hotels for business meetings but behaved inappropriately when they arrived.
Russian strongman pours tea for Saudi king
This is what happened to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz who reached Russian Federation on Wednesday for a four-day state visit. A memorandum of understanding has been reportedly signed to help the kingdom develop its own defense industries.
Con Pixel, Google apuesta por la inteligencia artificial
Google Home Mini es una versión miniatura de su asistente de voz original con el que Google busca competir con Echo Dot de Amazon. Los nuevos teléfonos ya están disponibles en seis países, el Pixel 2 a partir de US$649 y el Pixel 2 XL por US$849.
F1 Raceweek: Vettel needs to close Hamilton gap in Japan
Alonso faces a 35-place penalty from wherever he qualifies after Honda made a full power unit change on his vehicle overnight. While Bottas stayed in the garage in second practice, Hamilton felt it important to give the spectators something to watch.
Scherzer to face Cubs but not decided when — Nats GM
They need Scherzer at 100 percent, but we won't know how he is until we see him on that mound. "You have to tip your cap to him". Lester has struggled since returning from his injury September 2, having allowed 14 runs in 21.1 innings through four starts.
Gun sales spike after Vegas attack
By Thursday afternoon at least 87 more people had been shot and killed across the U.S. , according to the Gun Violence Archive . But, Feinstein said, "for one reason or another", her daughter and neighbors decided not to make the trip from San Francisco.
Should Bump Stock Modifications on Guns be Allowed?
That's the device the Las Vegas gunman used which allows semi-automatic weapons to fire nearly like an automatic. But the NRA said it was calling to " immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law".