Ed Westwick

Lena Dunham defends 'Girls' writer accused of rape

Lena Dunham has caused uproar after speaking out in support of a writer and producer accused of rape by actress Aurora Perrineau.<p>Murray Miller, whose …

Feminism

Ryan Seacrest denies misconduct allegations

LOS ANGELES - Ryan Seacrest has denied the misconduct allegations made against him by a former stylist.<p>The 42-year-old television presenter has …

Ryan Seacrest

Ivanka Trump warned to stay quiet after speaking out about sexual assault allegations

First daughter Ivanka Trump's harsh statement about Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore drew some backlash from Breitbart this week.<p>Breitbart editor-in chief Alex Marlow said the first daughter and adviser should stay quiet, especially given the allegations against her father.<p>On Thursday’s …

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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 …

Ashley Judd

Weinstein's Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in …

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Samantha Bee has been, and always will be, the breath of fresh and funny air we need during our low points. And <i>wow</i> are we in the midst of a low …

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Drake Stops Mid-Song During Concert to Call Out Man Allegedly Groping Woman in the Audience

<b>Drake</b> is taking a firm stance on sexual harassment. The “One Dance” rapper, 31, stopped mid-song during a concert in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday, …

James Toback

On Struggling To Love Hollywood When It's So Full Of Evil

How do pop-culture fans move on when this many of their idols are creeps?<p>Before any of us even learn the term “popular culture,” our ideas about the world are shaped by screens. We’ve seen E.T. soar across the moon with his new friend Elliott, the Wicked Witch of the West get vanquished by a …

James Toback

Here's what was trending on Google SA this week

<b>JOHANNESBURG -</b> Zimbabwe’s military takeover, the Rugby World Cup 2023 announcement, and Skolopad all trended this week, alongside sporting fixtures, …

Rugby World Cup

Whatever happened to the presumption of innocence?

I want to praise Jeremy Piven. That’s a risky thing to do, I know. Piven is one of Those Men. One of those big entertainment figures who has fingers pointed at him. He has joined Harvey Weinstein, James Toback and many others in facing accusations that he abused his power to sexually abuse …

Jeremy Piven

Fans question Johnny Depp’s role in ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ after abuse allegations

Despite the public conversation about sexism and abuse in Hollywood, alleged abuser Johnny Depp remains front and center in the next Harry Potter …

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Jennifer Lawrence was threatened for trying to stand up to this director

'I got afraid that I wasn't going to be hired again!'<p>The past few months have seen the start of a bigger conversation on sexual harassment in the …

Hollywood

So Many Celebrities Have Been Accused Of Sexual Misconduct So Far — Here Are 27

It seems more and more every day that we'll have no male celebrities who <i>haven't</i> acted horribly.<p>The latest batch has included a teenage assault …

Corey Haim

'One Tree Hill' Creator Mark Schwahn Suspended After Sexual Harassment Allegations

The showrunner is under investigation at the E! network, which airs his current series "The Royals."<p>Showrunner Mark Schwahn has been suspended from his series “The Royals” at the E! network following allegations of sexual harassment.<p>Earlier this week, former cast and crew members of the hit CW show …

Feminism

Ed Westwick’s girlfriend Jessica Serfaty posts defiant video as they take mini-break amid sexual assault allegations

Ed Westwick’s girlfriend Jessica Serfaty has gushed about how thoughtful her actor boyfriend in a defiant Instagram post in which she thanks him for …

Misogyny

Lady Gaga and Joe Biden are teaming up to aid sexual assault victims

And it's incredibly empowering.<p>The past few months have seen the start of a bigger conversation on sexual assault and consent, with the allegations …

Joe Biden

Viacom-owned UK Net Channel 5 Preps Rape Doc To Help Victims SpeakOut | Deadline

Viacom-owned UK broadcaster Channel 5 is set to launch a documentary about rape that it hopes will encourage victims to “find the courage to break …

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Dear Average Dudes: No, Conventionally Attractive Men Don’t Get a Pass When It Comes to Harassment or Assault

In the wake of all the recent sexual harassment and assault allegations in Hollywood and beyond, there’s been one disturbing idea lingering in the …

Feminism

Ed Westwick's Girlfriend Has Released A Statement About His Sexual Assault Allegations

Speaking to media outlet <i>Radar Online</i>, the 27-year-old hints that Westwick will take "legal action" against his alleged victims as she claims that “he …

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Harassment in Hollywood: Who's been accused?

<b>Since early October, some of the biggest names in arts and entertainment have been caught up in a Hollywood sexual harassment scandal.</b><p>Here, in alphabetical order, is a summary of some of the key people who have been accused to date and what they have said in response.<p>Ben Affleck<p>On 11 October, Oscar …

Hollywood

Why the A-list masturbating creep is the defining image of 2017

Anne Kingston: Louis C.K. and others have combined ego, id and male privilege to create a pornographic portrait of harassment by powerful men<p>In the …

Feminism

Is Mel Gibson bulletproof? Daddy's Home 2 dominates the US box office

The grimly inevitable Mel Gibson comeback tour appears to have paid off, with his allegedly family-friendly comedy Daddy's Home 2 grossing a larger-than-expected $30 million at the US box office.<p>Despite hopes that a post-Weinstein climate would make audiences slightly more discerning when it comes …

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George Takei Blames Russian Bots For Spreading Sexual Assault Allegations

Takei says the Russians are pushing the allegations online because he's criticized Putin's anti-LGBT policies.<p>George Takei is blaming all the attention being given to the sexual assault allegations against him on Russian bots.<p>On Friday, former model Scott R. Brunton accused the “Star Trek” legend …

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For Some Victims, Talking About Their Rape Online Is the Most Accessible Form of Justice

Let down by a system that can punish victims, many are seeing a public shaming as expedited punishment.<p>Britain’s newspapers have been dedicating entire sections to sexual assault—horror splashes of Weinstein, Spacey, and Westminster. At first, we read it incredulously. Now, while still shocking, …

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The BBC Is Postponing Show Starring Ed Westwick As He Is Investigated for Rape Allegation

Maybe this is a bit of corporate righteousness; maybe it’s a trivial PR scolding. The BBC reports that BBC One will not be broadcasting its Agatha …

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Should you separate the art from the artist when it comes to sexual abuse?

opinion<p><b>It’s become shockingly clear how little sexual abuse allegations hinder the perpetrators long-term.</b><p>The President of the United States has been …

Feminism

On Bad Men and Unseen Art

This September, Jerry Seinfeld appeared on Stephen Colbert’s <i>The</i> <i>Late Show</i> and did something unusual: He changed his mind. In a conversation about …

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Don't worry, Twitter has a million uplifting celebrity stories to soothe your soul because not everything is bad

With all of the sexual assault and harassment allegations hitting the airwaves, the industry, including Twitter, has been a total wreck. And to make …

Mindy Kaling

Sean Hannity fans call for boycott as sponsors pull ads

#BoycottKeurig trends after coffee company announces it will stop advertising on Fox News show after host's defense of Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore<p>Fans of Sean Hannity have called for a boycott of Keurig after the coffee machine company joined at least two other companies to stop advertising …

Damian Green

'His friends tried to film it on their phones': Rebel reveals male star's demand

<b>London</b>: <i>Pitch Perfect</i> star Rebel Wilson claims she has been a victim of sexual harassment in Hollywood.<p>The Australian-born actress, 37, accused an …

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