Georgina Chapman, the wife of Harvey Weinstein and a Marchesa designer, announced that she’s leaving her husband. People Magazine reported the news after more woman came forward to accuse Weinstein, a Hollywood movie producer and former studio executive, of sexual harassment and assault.
Weinstein had initially said that his wife of ten years would be standing by him. After the first wave of allegations, he said in a statement that she was behind in “100 percent.”
“Georgina and I have talked about this at length,” Weinstein told the New York Post. He said that Chapman was helping him to be "a better human.”
Weinstein, 65, and Chapman, 41, married in 2007. They have two children together: India Pearl, 7, and Dashiell Max Robert, 4.
Chapman gave a statement to People. She explained her reasons for the separation, and she apologized for his abuse.
“My heart breaks for all the women who have suffered tremendous pain because of these unforgivable actions. I have chosen to leave my husband. Caring for my young children is my first priority and I ask the media for privacy at this time,” said Chapman.
People also reported that he’s supposed to enter a treatment facility. However, at this time, sources say he’s still saying in a hotel.
This isn’t the only thing that Weinstein has lost in the past week. On Sunday, Weinstein was fired from his production studio.
“In light of new information about misconduct by Harvey Weinstein that has emerged in the past few days, the directors of The Weinstein Company — Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard Koenigsberg and Tarak Ben Ammar — have determined, and have informed Harvey Weinstein, that his employment with The Weinstein Company is terminated, effective immediately,” the Weinstein Company said in a statement.
Since the New York Times report ran last week, eight women have spoken out against Weinstein, speaking about his inappropriate sexual behavior. Those actresses have included Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Angelina Jolie. On Tuesday, the New Yorker revealed an additional 13 women’s stories.
Please pray for Chapman and her children as they deal with the fallout of Weinstein’s actions. In other news, Hillary Clinton came under fire this week for not condemning Weinstein, her friend and a well-known Democratic bundler.