While the practice is perfectly legal, reform activists say Eric Schneiderman and other politicians are exploiting lax finance rules.
Prosecutors reveal that a police detective coached a witness to stay silent about evidence that cast doubt on allegations against the producer.
Friday marks a year since a New York Times piece about Hollywood heavyweight Harvey Weinstein sparked a viral movement against sexual violence in its many forms.
The measures ban secret contracts that keep victims quiet, mandate anti-harassment training and require that corporations include women on their boards.
After pausing to consider the troubling news about her friend and fellow #MeToo activist Asia Argento, Rose McGowan has come out with a new statement and a direct address to Argento: "Be the person you wish Harvey [Weinstein] could have been."
Legislatures across the country have vowed to re-examine harassment policies and follow through on investigations of wrongdoing.
The Italian actress says she never had a sexual relationship with a young actor to whom she agreed to pay $380,000 in a settlement.
Court filings allege the Italian actress abused an actor and musician when he was just 17 years old.