Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman told People magazine in an announcement on Tuesday that she was separating from Weinstein with whom she shares two younger kids.
“My coronary heart breaks for all the ladies who’ve suffered great ache due to these unforgivable actions,” the assertion learn. “I’ve chosen to go away my husband. Caring for my younger kids is my first precedence and I ask the media for privateness presently.”
Chapman has not responded to CNN requests for remark.
The announcement was made hours after an explosive New Yorker journal story alleged that Weinstein had raped a number of ladies. The report additionally included new allegations of harassment and different improper conduct.
A spokeswoman for Weinstein denied the rape allegations in an announcement supplied to CNN.
“Any allegations of non-consensual intercourse are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein,” the assertion learn. “Mr. Weinstein has additional confirmed that there have been by no means any acts of retaliation in opposition to any ladies for refusing his advances.”
Additionally on Tuesday, actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie grew to become the latest women to come forward with accusations of harassment by Weinstein.
The pair alleged that the producer made undesirable advances within the 1990s.
Chapman, 41, married the now 65-year-old mogul in 2007.
Final week Weinstein talked to the New York Post after the New York Instances printed an investigation that alleged misconduct by the Hollywood energy participant over a virtually 30 yr interval.
Weinstein informed the Publish on the time that Chapman “stands 100 % behind me. ”
“Georgina and I’ve talked about this at size,” he stated. “We went out with Lisa Bloom [an attorney who was advising him at the time] final night time once we knew the article was popping out. Georgina will likely be with Lisa and others kicking my a** to be a greater human being and to apologize to individuals for my dangerous conduct, to say I am sorry, and to completely imply it.”
Weinstein’s spokeswoman confirmed to CNN Tuesday night time that he’s heading to rehab.