She said Weinstein “needed us not to know this, because our association with him bought him credibility”
We know it’s still practically mid-December but we’re already thinking of how to prepare for the new year. The first on our to-do list: figuring out what to leave behind in 2017. This doesn’t just apply to physical objects though—that’s for another story. We’re also talking about some of the expressions, situations, and even people […]
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Poet and essayist Isobel O’Hare has come up with an artistic way of dealing with all the sexual misconduct apology statements flooding the news. O’Hare uses a technique called erasure … Read more
It’s been said that people who get away with bad behavior once have the propensity to do it again. There’s no better example for that than misogynists and sex offenders. That’s how Harvey Weinstein got away with decades of abuse. That’s how rape culture morphed into something deeply ingrained in our society, it’s so hard […]
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Witnesses say Harvey Weinstein was going through an emotional meltdown in the hours before the industry shaking New York Times investigation broke out. “He was in a panic,” recalls Pamela … Read more
But it will still be released as planned on Dec. 22
An arrest warrant was issued for the former actress on Feb. 1
“I have been silenced for 20 years. I have been slut-shamed. I have been harassed”
For the past few weeks, stories of sexual harassment and assault are reaching our news feeds. From Hollywood execs like Harvey Weinstein and James Toback to photographer Terry Richardson, the details just get uglier each time. I also noticed that aside from women, men also shared similar experiences. Actor Terry Crews shared that he was […]
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This column may contain strong language, sexual content, adult humor, and other themes that may not be suitable for minors. Parental guidance is strongly advised. So long, Harvey Weinstein. His fall from grace, less than two weeks after the bombshell exposés in The New York Times and The New Yorker, not to mention the many […]
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Amazon said earlier this week that it was reviewing its options around the shows it was producing with The Weinstein Company. Now it looks like the company has made a decision and is moving to sever ties with TWC. One show, an untitled project from director David O. Russell, has been canceled entirely. Russell, along with stars Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore, released a statement saying… Read More
Bob Weinstein—brother of Harvey and cofounder of Miramax and its successor, The Weinstein Company—has faced lots of questions over the past week.
His priority: Figuring out the future of the Weinstein Company. And everyone else’s: How much did Bob know, really?
The younger Weinstein responded to both questions in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter Saturday. He heads up TWC’s less prestigious and more lucrative division, Dimension Films, and he believes there’s a future for his company without Harvey. He also claims he didn’t know of Harvey’s sexual harassment and assault—only that his brother frequently lied and cheated on his wife. Read more…
‘Men in power realized they could use their position for sexual gain’
The Oscar-winning actress said she knew of sexual harassment allegations against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein
In the most recent swerve in the spate of events surrounding the famed Hollywood producer and co-founder of Miramax, a distressing call from Remy Lily Weinstein prompted police response to her home … Read more
Rose McGowan has been temporarily suspended on Twitter, according to an Instagram post on Wednesday night.
Detailed in an email screenshot posted on McGowan’s Instagram, the temporary suspension allows her to browse Twitter — but she is prohibited from sending tweets, retweeting or liking.
The suspension will last for 12 hours, however she will need to delete the tweet that violates Twitter’s rules before the countdown can begin. It is unclear which tweet violated its rules.
“There are powerful forces at work. Be my voice,” she captioned the post. Read more…
Allegations are flying back and forth between Hollywood stars after the scandalous accusations of sexual harassment against Harvey Weinstein published by The New York Times last Thursday. Now, Ben Affleck … Read more
Since The New York Times published the exposé of Harvey Weinstein’s decades long history of sexual harassment and abuse, Hollywood is more than #shookt. Harvey’s alleged victims range from aspiring talents to big names such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie. There are several instances that he settled with these women out of court, which makes […]
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The actor spoke out amid mounting allegations against Harvey Weinstein
As Harvey Weinstein faces mounting condemnation from accusations of disturbing sexual assault and harassment, for some reason, Lindsay Lohan stepped in to defend the Hollywood producer.
Lohan, currently in Dubai, posted a video of herself defending Weinstein in an Instagram story on Tuesday. The post was deleted soon afterwards.
“I feel very bad for Harvey Weinstein right now. I don’t think it’s right what’s going on,” she said.
“I think Georgina [Chapman] needs to take a stand and be there for her husband. He’s never harmed me or done anything wrong to me. We’ve done several movies together and so I think everyone needs to stop, I think it’s wrong. So stand up.” Read more…