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Harvey Weinstein, Ireland, Hawaii: Your Friday Evening Briefing

1. “We got you, Harvey Weinstein, we got you.”

Those were the first words Rose McGowan tweeted after the disgraced Hollywood producer was arrested in New York, on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex.

Ms. McGowan, an actress, was one of the first women to come forward last fall about Mr. Weinstein’s history of sexual misconduct, setting off a tidal wave of awareness and activism, and prompting the #MeToo movement.

Harvey Weinstein, Ireland, Hawaii: Your Friday Evening Briefing
Harvey Weinstein, Ireland, Hawaii: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Mr. Weinstein surrendered his passport and posted $1 million bail. Outside the courthouse, his lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, told a scrum of reporters that he would “move quickly” to dismiss the charges, calling them “constitutionally flawed and factually unsubstantiated.”

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