sexual harassment

Margot Robbie made Bombshell to learn about sexual harassment

Margot Robbiephoto: John Phillips (Getty Images) Director Jay Roach’s 2019 movie bombshell was (mostly) based on true accounts of sexual harassment that women experienced at Fox News, with Charlize Theron playing Megyn Kelly, Nicole Kidman playing Gretchen Carlson, and Margot Robbie playing… a made-up person who doesn’t really exist. But, as it turns out, Robbie …

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Jennifer Siebel Newsom, wife of California Gov. Gavin Newsom tests that Harvey Weinstein raped her

Los Angeles CNN — Jennifer Siebel Newsom, a filmmaker and the wife of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, took the stand in Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial in Los Angeles on Monday, at times breaking into tears while alleging her raped her in a hotel room in 2005. Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to multiple sexual …

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The Neighborhood drops drummer Brandon Fried after groping allegation

CNN — The Neighborhood have ousted drummer Brandon Fried after he was accused of groping a woman and apologized for it. María Zardoya, of the band The Marías, shared her account of the incident on the Instagram Stories portion of the band’s verified account. “I was at a bar last night, and I was groped …

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A jury has found filmmaker Paul Haggis liable in a sexual assault case involving a former publicist

CNN — A jury found filmmaker Paul Haggis liable in a sexual assault case that was brought forward by a former publicist who alleged he raped her after a movie premiere in 2013. The jury ordered the Oscar-winning screenwriter to pay Haleigh Breest at least $7.5 million in damages Thursday, according to attorneys for both …

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DC Attorney General sues Washington Commanders, owner Dan Snyder and NFL for deceiving residents

CNN — DC Attorney Karl Racine announced a General argument against embattled Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder, the team and the NFL on Thursday, alleging they colluded to deceive DC residents about an NFL investigation into the team’s toxic workplace culture and of sexual assault. “For years the team and its owner have caused very …

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Harvey Weinstein attorney launches slimy defense in LA trial

Harvey Weinsteinphoto: Etienne Laurent Pool (Getty Images) The utter villainy of Harvey Weinstein seems to know no bounds. according to variety‘s reporting of Weinstein’s Los Angeles sexual assault trialattorney Mark Werksman has launched a particularly vicious and nasty defense of the former film producer, which paradoxically includes painting his own client as an unattractive “beast” …

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Harvey Weinstein goes on trial in Los Angeles on charges of rape and sexual assault

CNN — Two years after his conviction on rape and sexual assault charges, disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein is again set to go on trial on similar charges in Los Angeles. Weinstein, 70, has pleaded not guilty to charges including four counts of rape, four counts of forcible oral copulation, sexual penetration by force and …

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Mindy Kaling Reflects On Matt Lauer’s ‘Gross’ Comment To Anne Hathaway

Actor and writer Mindy Kaling has drawn applause for comments praising the way actor Anne Hathaway handled disgraced former NBC journalist Matt Lauer’s inappropriate comments during a 2012 interview. Kaling made the comments at HANDS magazine’s annual Women in Hollywood Celebration, at which Hathaway was being honored with an award Kaling was presenting. At the …

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Bill Murray accused of ‘kissing,’ ‘straddling’ movie staffer

The details of Bill Murray’s “inappropriate conduct” on the set of Aziz Ansari’s “Being Mortal” – which resulted in the production being shut down – have been revealed. Page Six broke the news in April that a staffer filed a complaint against Murray for being “hands-on touchy” with female staff, but now a new report …

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Bill Murray accused of kissing and straddling female staffer

Bill Murray has been accused of “kissing” and “straddling” a female production movie staffer on set — ending in the movie being shut down, according to a new report. The incident allegedly happened on the set of “Being Mortal” back in April when Murray appeared to have been overly friendly and “sexual” with the anonymous …

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