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Matt Damon Makes Controversial Statement About #MeToo Sexual Misconduct Campaign

Matt Damon is making waves with controversial comments about the recent sexual harassment scandals in Hollywood and Washington.<p>The <i>Downsizing</i> actor argued in an appearance on <i>Popcorn with Peter Travers</i> there should be varying levels of repercussions for the powerful men who've recently been accused …

Entertainment

Sir Peter Jackson: Harvey Weinstein made me blacklist stars

1 NEWS<p>Film producer Weinstein is facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct by Hollywood actresses.<p>Sir Peter Jackson has described the …

Ashley Judd

Matt Damon gives car-crash interview about Hollywood sexual abuse

Actor and exhausting talker Matt Damon has waded haphazardly into discussion of a post-Harvey Weinstein Hollywood, by embarking on a car-crash interview in which he appeared to conflate false accusations of sexual misconduct with the #MeToo movement, and argued that men who have groped or harassed …

Matt Damon

Women will be wearing black at the Golden Globes for a very powerful reason

It's been a difficult<p>yearcentury for women in Hollywood. Actresses and producers have banded together to bravely share their stories of sexual assault in the industry—fearlessly calling out powerful men like Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K., Matt Lauer and more along the way. Now, the movement of women …

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What Salma Hayek’s Weinstein story reveals about Hollywood power and pay

The actor’s account of her dealings with the producer is shocking. Not just for providing further allegations of sexual harassment – but for what it tells about how and why women are paid less than men<p>In Salma Hayek’s blistering and upsetting account in the New York Times of the harassment and …

Salma Hayek

Interior Department Fires Four for ‘Inappropriate Behavior’

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday said he’s fired four senior managers for “inappropriate behavior.” “I've already removed four senior …

Ryan Zinke

Matt Damon Ruffles Feathers With His Comments On The ‘Spectrum Of Behavior’ Around Sexual Harassment

As the allegations of sexual assault and harassment continue to roll in — the latest involving Dustin Hoffman and <i>Super Size Me</i> director Morgan Spurlock — many in Hollywood have felt the need to comment on the new age of accountability for men. While on the press tour for his upcoming film, …

Movies

Has your favorite film or TV show been ruined by sexual predators?

This website will help you find out<p>As Hollywood weeds out its many sexual predators, a number of films or TV shows have developed a slimy aftertaste. Do you think back fondly on media like <i>Ocean’s 11</i> or <i>Mad Men</i>? Bad news. Both have men attached who’ve been accused of sexual misconduct. Wading through …

Geoffrey Rush

What We’ve Learned From All The Men Who Disappointed Us This Year

As 2017 comes to a close and allegations of sexual assault abound, the world is forced to reflect sincerely upon the year’s happenings. Amidst …

Feminism

Matt Damon slams Weinstein but defends Louis CK in controversial comments on sexual harassment scandal

Matt Damon has given his controversial views on the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal, claiming it’s all a ‘spectrum’ and defending the …

Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein & Russell Simmons: Why Men Accused Of Rape Think They Can Get Away With It

Powerful men like Harvey Weinstein and Russell Simmons have blamed away their sexual assault accusations. A doctor tells us why they think they can …

Russell Simmons

Hollywood Stands Up for #MeToo on Red Carpets. #BlackLivesMatter Deserves the Same.

Actresses will wear all black to the Golden Globes in protest of industry misconduct. This is admirable, and necessary. But where was this courage …

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Blake Farenthold and the Grandfathering of Sexual Harassment

Many men accused before Harvey Weinstein have managed to retain their posts, but the forced retirement of a Texas Republican breaks the trend.<p>On the surface, Representative Blake Farenthold’s arc this week is familiar: Politician is accused of bad behavior; politician is accused of even <i>more</i> bad …

Politics

Matt Damon Opens Up About Harvey Weinstein: ‘He Was a Bully, That Was His Reputation’

<b>Matt Damon</b> opened up about sexual harassment in Hollywood and spoke candidly about <b>Harvey Weinstein</b>’s reputation in the industry.<p>“A lot of people …

Entertainment

Who’s kept Times’ #MeToo “silence breakers” silent? - Salon.com

Time magazine just named the #MeToo movement its “person” of the year, recognizing the women and men who raised their voices against abuses of power as the “silence breakers.”<p>For decades, victims of sexual harassment have remained silent about their experiences. The emergence of the #MeToo movement …

Entertainment

Low-Paid Women Filed Most Sexual Harassment Claims But Haven't Had Their #MeToo Moment

Women earning low wages filed the most sexual harassment claims in recent years, but haven't gotten their #MeToo moment.<p>The most sexual harassment …

Gender

The creep of The Nutcracker

Now that the holidays are upon us and the productions of <i>The Nutcracker</i> balletare coming hard and fast, it's time to ask that age old question: What …

Asia Argento

Behaviour At Christmas Parties Affected By Harvey Weinstein And Sexual Harassment Scandals, Poll Finds

Revelations having lasting effect on the UK workplace.<p>Workplace Christmas parties have been affected by the recent spate of sexual harassment …

Gender

Top 5 parenting trends to expect in 2018

From location tracking to social media accounts for your baby-to-be, here are the top five parenting trends you can expect to see in 2018, according …

Parenting

On a Harvey Weinstein Scale, Do I Suck as a Man?

Bi-Boy Paranoia<p><b>EUGENE, SIR:</b> We’re in that place where we’re sort of giddy and in love with being in love. So, yes: confessions. He tells me he’s …

Culture

Campaigner's disappointment after councillors fail to back pledge to support sexual assault victims

A CAMPAIGNER has spoken of her disappointment after councillors failed to back a pledge to support sexual assault victims in Bolton.<p>Gemma Aitchison, …

Manchester

'Megyn Kelly Today' finds audience with coverage of sexual harassment

While the topic isn't addressed every day, it has convinced Kelly there's room for meatier material at the top of her show.

Laura Ingraham

Judd Apatow: 'You Shouldn't Have To Have Daughters' To Condemn Harassment

Shout it from the rooftops.<p>Judd Apatow says there shouldn’t be prerequisites to finding sexual misconduct disgusting.<p>“My instinct is always to say the thing they say, ‘Don’t say.’ Which is ... it concerns me, as a father of two daughters. It concerns me. But you shouldn’t have to have daughters to …

Judd Apatow

‘Sad and Angry’ Over Sexual Harassment

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>I’m grateful to Salma Hayek for sharing her experience (“Harvey Weinstein Is My Monster Too,” Op-Ed, nytimes.com, Dec. 13). I’m also sad and angry. Last month, the critic Wesley Morris wondered (in regard to the actress Annabella Sciorra, who says Mr. Weinstein raped her) “what might …

Opinion

What do the Salma Hayek-Harvey Weinstein row and the movie Frida have in common?

<b>By Nisha Susan</b><p>We watched <i>Frida</i> on cable TV, my friend and I. The scene in which Trotsky pulls Frida Kahlo down onto his lap is the moment in which my …

Feminism

Salma Hayek Claims Harvey Weinstein Coerced Her Into Sex Scene in Harrowing Personal Essay

<i>December 14, 2017, 6:53 AM GMT</i><p>Salma Hayek Claims Harvey Weinstein Forced Her To Do Sex Scene<p>Just like Kenyan-Mexican actress Lupita Nyong'O did weeks …

Liberal View

Why actresses will wear black at Golden Globe Awards

Actresses - including presenters and nominees - are reportedly planning to wear black to the Golden Globe Awards on January 7. The decision, which is …

Awards

Salma Hayek Was Destroyed By the Same Shame that Protected Harvey Weinstein

They are prone to make pronouncements: You are beautiful, you are ugly; you are talented, you are different; then, you’re nothing special. They may …

Feminism

Matt Damon: Hollywood sex scandal encompasses spectrum of behaviour

Matt Damon has said the Hollywood sex scandal encompasses a spectrum of behaviour.<p>The Good Will Hunting star said he could not think of a female …

News (Ireland)

Hollywood women to wear black to Golden Globes to protest inequality

Women attending the 2018 Golden Globes ceremony are planning on wearing black in solidarity against inequality in the industry.<p>Story continues …

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