Despite his lengthy expression of “regret” after sexual assault and harassment allegations against him surfaced, film executive Harvey Weinstein is suing The New York Times, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

“I so respect all women and regret what happened,” Weinstein wrote.

“I appreciate the way I’ve behaved with colleagues in the past has caused a lot of pain, and I sincerely apologize for it,” he added. “Though I’m trying to do better, I know I have a long way to go. That is my commitment. My journey now will be to learn about myself and conquer my demons.”

Not long after the Times published an exposé on Thursday detailing the sexual assault allegations against Weinstein, attorney Charles Harder told THR he’s preparing a lawsuit on the producer’s behalf.

“The New York Times published today a story that is saturated with false and defamatory statements about Harvey Weinstein,” Harder said in a statement to HuffPost. “It relies on mostly hearsay accounts and a faulty report, apparently stolen from an employee personnel file, which has been debunked by 9 different eyewitnesses.” 

“We sent the Times the facts and evidence, but they ignored it and rushed to publish,” the statement read. “We are preparing the lawsuit now. All proceeds will be donated to women’s organizations.”

Harder has represented high-profile clients like the wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose lawsuit eventually shuttered Gawker.com.

Harder is also currently representing Gregory “International” Scherick, who runs a therapy group entitled Superstar Machine, in a lawsuit against Jezebel, Gawker’s sister site.

Jezebel described Scherick’s group as a “cult that preys on its members’ insecurities, exploits them financially, and isolates them,” and Superstar Machine subsequently lost members.

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