Disgraced former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $25 million settlement with dozens of alleged sexual assault victims, an agreement that would bring an end to any lawsuits against him.
Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to charges he raped a woman in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013 and performed a forcible sex act on a different woman in 2006. He had been free on $1 million bail and maintains that any sexual activity was consensual.
The agreement was reported only hours after Weinstein appeared in court, in which his bail was increased to $5 million over allegations he mishandled his electronic ankle monitor.
Weinstein had been scheduled to stand trial in New York City beginning Jan. 6 on rape and sexual assault charges.
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