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‘I don’t know why I was spared’: Julia Roberts opens up about Hollywood’s ‘ugly’ problems

Julia Roberts often wonders why she was “spared” the sexual harassment so rampant in Hollywood, because she never encountered misconduct during her …

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Here's the Problem With Privilege and Divulging Sexual Assault

If you were wondering what women have been so pissed off about all these years, then this last month must have been eye-opening for you. After the story of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual misconduct broke, the floodgates didn’t just open, they came crashing down the river, bringing with them a …

Michael Oreskes

Lena Dunham slammed for defending 'Girls' writer accused of rape

Murray Miller was accused of rape by actress Aurora Perrineau<p>Lena Dunham came to the defense of a “Girls” writer accused of rape on Friday, and some Twitter users have called her out for choosing to support the alleged perpetrator over his female accuser.<p>“Never call yourself an advocate for women …

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Val Kilmer Tells Great Stories On A Terrific Career: Q&A | Deadline

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: When Val Kilmer was presented with the Grand Honorary Award for outstanding contribution to cinema at the Sitges genre festival in Spain …

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Harvey Weinstein and Georgina Chapman hire hotshot divorce attorneys

Harvey Weinstein and his estranged fashion-designer wife, Georgina Chapman. have hired hotshot Manhattan divorce lawyers to handle their high-profile …

Georgina Chapman

Master of None’s Sexual Harassment Episode Now Feels Weirdly Prophetic

Before there was Harvey Weinstein, there was Chef Jeff.<p>Jeff Pastore is not a real person, which is why you didn’t read about his sexual harassment …

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Harvey Weinstein, The Weinstein Co. Sued By Women Who Claim Massive Cover-Up

The Weinstein Company and Harvey Weinstein have been slapped with a class action lawsuit, claiming the Company had a long-running practice of …

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Boycotting a film because of a star’s alleged sexual assault isn’t an option for 38 percent of Americans

The recent myriad of sexual assault allegations in Hollywood has brought about a moral dilemma for film-loving Americans. Is it OK to see a film when …

Feminism

Terry Crews’ Alleged Sexual Assault Highlights Hollywood’s Tricky Race and Gender Imbalances

Terry Crews.Good Morning America/Twitter Just a few days after the <i>New York Times</i> Weinstein story broke last month, a couple of prominent Hollywood …

Feminism

Drew Barrymore Reveals How She Protected Herself in Hollywood as She Supports All Women

Drew Barrymore is proud of her fellow women in Hollywood.<p>The actress praised the recent chorus of women who have spoken out about their experiences …

Hollywood

Ashley Judd: A Series of Homes That Defined My Life

Ashley Judd, 49, is an actress who has appeared in more than 30 films and, most recently, in the 2017 Showtime series “Twin Peaks.” She currently stars in “Berlin Station,” an espionage drama on cable’s Epix network. She spoke with Marc Myers.Though I consider myself a Kentuckian through and …

Ashley Judd Helped Draft Government Proposal to Put an End to Sexual Harassment

Ashley Judd helped Maryland gubernatorial candidate Krish Vignarajah put together a plan to combat sexual harassment and violence by taking aim at …

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‘Seems OK to be part of the mob until you become the next witch’

Over the past month, entertainment heavyweights including Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Louis C.K. have been forced to step down from their …

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1 of 131<p>ACTING UP<p>Margot Robbie and Jake Gyllenhaal share a laugh at <i>Variety</i> Actors on Actors Saturday in Los Angeles.<p>2 of 131<p>BEST IN THE BUSINESS<p>Diane …

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Feed a passion, gift just the right coffee-table book

Know a book lover with a coffee table and a passion? Then you're good to go on a gift.<p>Coffee-table books aren't usually high on the self-purchase …

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Ashley Judd is writing a new memoir about her sexual assaults

Ashley Judd has been pitching publishers an outline for a book that will talk frankly about the sexual assaults she suffered at the hands of Harvey …

Feminism

Secret settlements protect sexual predators

The question that reverberates in the deplorable chronicle of sexual harassment and worse by people such as Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby is: How could they have hidden their predatory actions toward so many women for so long?<p>One answer is secret settlements and hush money, all sanctioned by …

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Roy Moore Rape Scandal Exposes System Flaws For Sexual Assault Victims [Opinion]

There were times when a year would go by without a sexual assault scandal involving someone of power coming to the surface. But we know the crime …

Jian Ghomeshi

We can’t ignore sexual-abuse victims just because they’re not famous

Naika Venant. Giulianna Ramos Bermudez. Nubia Barahona. Victor Barahona.<p>Their names just don’t resonate the same way that those of Angelina Jolie, …

Opinion

How the Weinstein scandal opened a floodgate

But this sequel seems to have a surprise ending, or at least a plot twist: The public outrage is deeper and more sustained, and the dominoes continue …

Feminism

Ashley Judd speaks about being molested as a child: 'I was in so much pain'

Ashley Judd was one of the first stars in Hollywood to publicly accuse producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, encouraging over 40 women to come forward with their stories of abuse.<p>However, the 49-year-old star admitted she wasn't always met with acceptance when she tried to speak out. When …

Entertainment

Meryl Streep Says Harvey Weinstein Is 'All We Talk About' in Her House

After allegations of decades of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein came to light last month, Meryl Streep called a family meeting.<p>In a new …

Meryl Streep

Want to stop sexual harassment? Start helping women.

When it comes to actually fixing the problem, the downfall of men like Harvey Weinstein is just the beginning.<p>Ever since Ashley Judd and others came forward to say that Harvey Weinstein had harassed or assaulted them, the list of powerful men accused of similar behavior has grown longer by the day. …

Gender

Lisa Bloom Admits Movie Deal with Harvey Weinstein 'Clouded' Her Judgement

Lisa Bloom made an emotional appearance on <i>The View</i> on Friday, where she admitted that the documentary film series she was developing with The …

Lisa Bloom

In the wake of the Weinstein scandal, what is Ashley Judd coming to say at UK?

Actress, activist and basketball fan Ashley Judd is returning to her alma mater next month to speak as part of a lecture series at the University of …

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Ashley Judd opens up about her tumultuous past

Ashley Judd spoke about her struggle with depression and recovery from the disease at Audrey Gruss’ annual Hope for Depression luncheon Wednesday.<p>She …

Feminism

Silenced by stereotypes

The public is slow to legitimize assault allegations when they come from celebrities deemed "messy."<p>Since the <i>New York Times</i> and the <i>New Yorker</i> broke …

Culture

Portia de Rossi: Steven Segal Sexually Harassed Me During an Audition

Since the dam finally burst about Harvey Weinstein’s decades of serial sexual harassment and abuse of women in Hollywood, the #MeToo movement of …

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Leslie Morgan Steiner was in "crazy love" — that is, madly in love with a man who routinely abused her and threatened her life. Steiner tells the …

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Weinstein scandal’s domino effect

The controversy has sparked a global conversation on sexual harassment and the allegations have had a domino effect, prompting more alleged victims …

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