Merseyside police said the allegation was made Wednesday and concerns "an alleged sexual assault in the London area in the 1980s".
British police do not identify suspects who have not been charged. Boies said there was one settlement to which he "gave advice at or about the time it was being entered into" but declined to say which one.
On Wednesday, model and actress Cara Delevingne posted on Instagram that Weinstein, during a meeting, asked her to kiss another woman and then attempted to kiss her as she tried to leave. "I'm not doing OK but I'm trying". Police had her make a secret recording, in which Weinstein could be heard repeatedly insisting that she come into his room, which she refused to do.
After listing the nominees for supporting actress, MacFarlane said: "Congratulations". He said they also told him that O'Connor had submitted a letter of appreciation to the company and continued to work there for a period of time.
Weinstein has not commented on his suspension.
McGowan has been among the most vocal in Hollywood about sexual abuse in the industry.
Weinstein's lawyer Lisa Bloom announces her resignation, saying she understand that "Mr Weinstein and his board are moving toward an agreement". The staff of Weinstein, which had released around 10 books a years, will be folded into Hachette Books.
Police spokesman Peter Donald said Thursday that investigators are reviewing police files to see if any women previously reported being assaulted or harassed by the media mogul.
The department is also encouraging anyone with information to come forward.
NY detectives already investigated Weinstein once, in 2015, when an Italian model said the studio executive grabbed her breasts and groped her. Detectives set up a sting where they recorded a conversation between the woman and Weinstein while he tried to persuade her to come into his hotel room.
Weinstein, through a spokeswoman, has denied any nonconsensual sexual conduct with any women. It describes the allegations against Weinstein as "repugnant" and "abhorrent".
Revelations that the Hollywood mogul sexually harassed women for almost three decades prompted three of the company's nine board members to resign, according to The New York Times which broke the news in a bombshell report earlier this week.
NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce has told the Special Victims Division to go back and try to interview other potential victims of Weinstein's - two days after the New Yorker reported that three women have claimed the famed director sexually assaulted them, sources said.
Prime Minister Theresa May also spoke out about the scandal on Wednesday.
The Weinstein Company says it takes the allegations "extremely seriously" and is launching an inquiry.
He concludes with an obscenity-laced remark. Pierre Lescure, president of the Cannes Film Festival, said in a statement: "These actions point to a pattern of behavior that merits only the clearest and most unequivocal condemnation".