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Weinstein is on indefinite leave from his film company pending an internal investigation into sexual harassment claims. The decision was announced by The Weinstein Co.'s board of directors. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Weinstein is on indefinite leave from his film company pending an internal investigation into sexual harassment claims. The decision was announced by The Weinstein Co.'s board of directors. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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More fallout against Harvey Weinstein on Monday, as Hollywood heavyweights come out against the six-time Oscar-winning producer.

They're reacting to last week's searing New York Times story that Weinstein allegedly sexually harassed women for years, and for years kept it all quiet through at least eight legal settlements.

Meryl Streep called his behavior "disgraceful." Filmmaker Kevin Smith tweeted "Weinstein financed the first 14 years of my career - and now I know while I was profiting, others were in terrible pain. It makes me feel ashamed."

Glenn Close said in a statement, "yes, for many years, I have been aware of the vague rumors that Harvey Weinstein had a pattern of behaving inappropriately around women... but now that the rumors are being substantiated, I feel angry and darkly sad."

She decried the "conspiracy of silence" around Weinstein's actions.

On Sunday, Weinstein was fired by the board of the Weinstein Company.

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