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October 23, 2017 8:31 PM Brit Marling Says Harvey Weinstein "Suggested We Shower Together"

"What could I do? How not to offend this man, this gatekeeper, who could anoint or destroy me?" Brit Marling has shared her account of meeting with Harvey Weinstein, who has been plagued with decades of allegations of sexual harassment, assault and rape. "I, too, went to the meeting thinking that perhaps my entire life was about to change for the better 202

October 23, 2017 6:14 PM Weinstein scandal puts nondisclosure agreements in the spotlight

Harvey Weinstein. Bill O’Reilly. Roger Ailes. Bill Cosby. The Catholic church. All were able to skirt years and sometimes decades of allegations of sexual harassment or assault through the use of settlements or contracts that included nondisclosure agreements: legal provisions that swear employees or alleged victims to secrecy. Those cases — and especially 179

October 22, 2017 2:08 PM Julian Assange shared a ‘male secret’ on Twitter, so men have responded with some of their own

A “male secret” shared by Julian Assange has received a novel response from men on Twitter. The WikiLeaks founder, using Twitter’s extended 280 character limit, wrote that men who claim to be feminists are “often predatory sleaze bags” and “intensely disliked by other men” due to being “manipulative”. Assange’s tweet attracted a huge amount of attention 133

October 20, 2017 5:03 PM Weinstein’s Latest Accuser is Italian Actress Who Says He Raped Her

LOS ANGELES — Fifty-eight women in two weeks on two continents — those were the latest numbers Friday as the list of actresses, models and studio workers who have accused Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of everything from sexual harassment to rape continued to grow. The latest accuser is an Italian model and actress whose claim that Weinstein raped 167

October 20, 2017 4:54 PM Lupita Nyong’o speaks out against Harvey Weinstein

Nyong’o described her encounters with Weinstein in an op-ed piece published by The New York Times on Thursday. Oscar-winning actor Lupita Nyong’o is now the latest in a string of women who have accused Hollywood’s top producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harasssment, assault, misconduct and rape. Nyong’o described her encounters with Weinstein in an op-ed 187

October 19, 2017 2:31 AM Kevin Smith to donate residuals from his Weinstein-produced films to Women in Film

Kevin Smith, the director of indie hits "Clerks" and "Chasing Amy," has vowed to donate all his future residuals from his Weinstein-produced films to the nonprofit organization Women in Film. "My entire career is tied up with the man," Smith said in an expletive-filled emotional episode of his podcast "Hollywood Babble-On". "It's been a weird f------ 197

October 18, 2017 10:03 PM Sheeran cancels parts of Asian tour, S'pore shows unaffected

British singer Ed Sheeran has cancelled several shows on his Asian tour, after it was revealed that he fractured his wrist and elbow in a bicycle accident earlier this week. In an Instagram post yesterday, the 26-year-old said the injuries will leave him unable to perform live concerts for the immediate future. "Sadly, this means that the following shows 155

October 18, 2017 7:21 PM Marisa Coughlan Comes Forward With Harvey Weinstein Story: "He Wanted to Barter Sex for Movie Roles"

The actress, who now also works as a writer, recalls a string of encounters with the disgraced movie mogul who she claims propositioned her multiple times while she worked for Miramax. The Peninsula Hotel. A powerful movie mogul. An actress whose star was on the rise. A penthouse meeting about movie projects and a promise for starring roles in upcoming 163

October 17, 2017 5:03 PM Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Lawrence join the chorus of women sharing Hollywood abuse stories

Ever since the allegations of serial abuse by Harvey Weinstein blew up, a tidal wave of women -- plus a few men -- in Hollywood have shared their own troubling tales involving high-powered producers, directors and executives. The #MeToo stories spreading across Twitter and Facebook show that just about every woman has their own personal nightmare, and A-list 156

October 16, 2017 6:15 PM #MeToo: Sexual harassment stories sweep social media after Weinstein allegations

It was a reaction to sexual abuse allegations against film mogul Harvey Weinstein, who's denied having non-consensual sex with anyone. LONDON - Millions of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and with rolling posts on Facebook. The social media 157