A look at some of the women accusing Weinstein of harassment

Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_33817 FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017 photo, Kate Beckinsale arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Beckinsale wrote in an Instagram post that when she was 17, she met producer Harvey Weinstein at the Savoy Hotel in London. He opened the door in his bathrobe. She refused his offer of alcohol and told him that she had school in the morning. She left uneasy and unscathed. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_67632 FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2017 file photo, Rosanna Arquette arrives at the Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Arquette told the New York Times that in the early 1990s, Harvey Weinstein asked her to stop by his hotel to pick up a script. When she arrived, he was in a robe and asked her for a massage. She tried to recommend a professional masseuse but Weinstein grabbed her hand and pulled it toward his crotch. She immediately drew away. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_77432 FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015 file photo, Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at the amfAR Inspiration Gala in Los Angeles. Paltrow told The New York Times than in 1994 she met Harvey Weinstein at the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel for a meeting. He suggested they move to the bedroom for massages. She refused and later told her then boyfriend Brad Pitt. Pitt confronted Weinstein, and soon after, the producer warned her not to tell anyone else about his come-on. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_81013 FILE - In this March 25, 1996 file photo, actress Mira Sorvino holds her Oscar for best supporting actress for "Mighty Aphrodite" backstage at the 68th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Sorvino claims in New Yorker magazine that in September 1995, while attending the Toronto International Film Festival to promote a Miramax movie, she met with producer Harvey Weinstein at his hotel room. He massaged her shoulders and chased her around. Weeks later, when Weinstein showed up at her New York apartment after midnight, she convinced him to leave by telling him her boyfriend was coming over. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_29838 FILE - In this June 13, 2015 file photo, Judith Godreche, a cast member in "The Overnight," poses at the premiere of the film at the Los Angeles Film Festival in Los Angeles. Godreche told The New York Times that at the Cannes Film Festival in 1996 she went to Harvey Weinstein's hotel room to discuss marketing for her film, "Ridicule." He asked for a massage. When she refused, he argued that casual massages were an American custom. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_53018 FILE - In this June 1, 2015 file photo, Ashley Judd arrives at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards in New York. Judd told The New York Times that in 1997, she went to meet with Harvey Weinstein in his hotel room in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was wearing a bathrobe and asked her to watch him shower. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_04681 FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2010 file photo, actress Rose McGowan arrives at a premiere of "When In Rome" in Los Angeles. In 1997, McGowan, then 23, reached a financial settlement with Harvey Weinstein after an incident in a hotel room at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, according to a legal document reviewed by The New York Times. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_19513 FILE - In this May 26, 2013 file photo, actress Asia Argento arrives for the awards ceremony of the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. Argento told New Yorker magazine that in 1997, Harvey Weinstein asked her for a massage and then performed a forced sex act on her. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_72945 FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2017 file photo, Angelina Jolie attends a premiere for "First They Killed My Father" at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Jolie wrote in an email to The New York Times that in her early 20s, she rejected Harvey Weinstein's unwanted advances. She chose never to work with him again. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_61023 FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2016 file photo, American actress Heather Graham arrives for the amfAR charity dinner during the fashion week in Milan, Italy. Graham wrote in the trade paper Variety that in the early 2000s, she met with Harvey Weinstein in his office to discuss being in one of his films. He told her that he had an agreement with his wife that he could sleep with anyone he wanted when he was out of town. A few weeks later she was asked to meet with him at his hotel room but politely declined because she did not wish to be alone with him. She was never hired for one of his films. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_66750 FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2011 file photo, Romola Garai arrives at the premiere of "One Day," in London. Garai told The Guardian that when she was 18, Harvey Weinstein wore a dressing gown as she auditioned for him at the Savoy Hotel in London. She said she was left feeling violated. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_25656 FILE - This Oct. 26, 2015 file photo, Lea Seydoux poses for photographers upon arrival at the James Bond Spectre party in London. Seydoux said in The Guardian that when she met with Harvey Weinstein in a hotel room, he jumped on her and tried to kiss her. She resisted him and left the room. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_37725 FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2009 file photo, French actress Emma de Caunes arrives for the Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2010 fashion collection in Milan, Italy. De Caunes told New Yorker magazine that in 2010, she met Harvey Weinstein at a hotel in Paris to get a book he planned to adapt into a film. In the room, Weinstein emerged from the bathroom naked and demanded that she lie on the bed. She says she slammed the door as she left. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_58560 FILE - In this June 24, 2015 file photo, Jessica Barth attends the world premiere of "Ted 2" in New York. Barth told New Yorker magazine that she met Harvey Weinstein in 2011 and went to his hotel room to "talk career stuff." She rejected his request for a naked massage and as she left, he told her she needed to lose weight. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Photo_Gallery_Weinstein-Allegations_Timeline_85120 FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, model and actress Cara Delevingne appears at a book signing for her debut young adult novel, "Mirror, Mirror" in London. Delevingne said in an Instagram post on Oct. 11, that she reluctantly met Harvey Weinstein in a hotel room and discovered another woman was there. He asked them to kiss. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — The women who accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and abuse range from aspiring actresses to Oscar winners. Each has told their story about an inappropriate run-in with the movie mogul in recent days, leading to the swift downfall of one of Hollywood’s most powerful men.

The testimonials of actresses such as Kate Beckinsale, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mira Sorvino, Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan and many more have prompted a public the examination of one of the industry’s oldest problems — its mistreatment of women.

McGowan and Asia Argento accuse Weinstein of sexual abuse, allegations the 65-year-old producer has denied through a spokeswoman. In all, some 30 women have alleged abuse in recent days.

The women’s stories, told through news accounts, statements and on social media, have created a powerful account of Weinstein’s alleged abuses, and the pain and stigma it has caused for many.

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