Harvey Weinstein travels to Arizona rehab for behavioral treatment
PHOENIX — Harvey Weinstein, who was ousted from his company after The New York Times published an explosive report detailing decades of sexual harassment claims against the movie producer, is reportedly seeking treatment in Arizona.
According to TMZ, Weinstein was expected to get treatment for behavioral issues, including sex addiction, at The Meadows in Wickenburg.
However, that plan was later changed. TMZ said Thursday he would instead get treatment in Scottsdale.
The movie producer took off in a private jet from Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, TMZ first reported that Weinstein was expected to travel to Switzerland for treatment, but that plan also changed.
Weinstein was fired from The Weinstein Company on Sunday following an expose that detailed decades of sexual harassment allegations made against Weinstein by actresses and employees.
In a statement, the company’s board of directors announced his firing Sunday night, capping the swift downfall of one of Hollywood’s most powerful producers and expelling him from the company he co-created.
Weinstein had previously taken an indefinite leave of absence following the revelation of at least eight allegations of sexual harassment uncovered in an expose Thursday by The New York Times.
The board on Friday endorsed that decision and announced an investigation into the allegations, saying it would determine the co-chairman’s future with the company.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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