#MeToo movement sends Hollywood figures into exile, not jail

  • Reed Saxon / Associated Press

    Melissa Schuman poses for a photo in Los Angeles Friday. “For me it was not necessarily closure, but one of the healthiest things I’ve ever done for myself,” said Schuman, whose case dating to 2003 against Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys was rejected over the statute of limitations.

  • Richard Drew / Associated Press file photo

    Harvey Weinstein is escorted in handcuffs to a courtroom in New York in this July photo. Weinstein has been charged with sexual assault in New York.

LOS ANGELES — The #MeToo movement has sent dozens of once-powerful Hollywood players into exile, but few of them have been placed in handcuffs or jail cells. And it’s increasingly apparent that the lack of criminal charges may remain the norm.