James Toback

California Lawmakers Are Considering Bills to Combat Sexual Harassment

The California Senate Judiciary Committee is considering several bills that would address sexual harassment in the state. The committee is also …

Rights & Freedoms

Jewish men need to talk about #MeToo

(Tabitha Kaylee Hawk/Flickr Commons)<p>(JTA) — Like a lot of other Jewish men, I have been quietly keeping a scorecard of the number of Jewish men in …

Jewish Culture

Bill Cosby tells stories at club in 1st show since 2015

Harvey Weinstein<p>Matt Lauer<p>Louis C.K.<p>Kevin Spacey<p>Al Franken<p>Charlie Rose<p>Rep. Trent Franks<p>John Lasseter<p>James Toback<p>Former President George H.W. Bush<p>Warren Moon<p>Roy Moore<p>Dr. Larry Nassar<p>Brett Ratner<p>Mark Halperin<p>Russell Simmons<p>Steven Seagal<p>Jeremy Piven<p>Garrison Keillor<p>Michael Oreskes<p>Chef John Besh<p>Dustin …

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SAG Awards: Rosanna Arquette, Marisa Tomei Give Emotional Tribute to Women of #MeToo

“We are inspired that so many powerful voices are no longer silenced by the fear of retaliation,” Arquette said while presenting best actress in …

Rosanna Arquette

SAG Awards putting spotlight on women amid #MeToo, Time's Up movements

All 13 Screen Actors Guild awards to be presented by women, including Emma Stone, Halle Berry, Lupita Nyong'o<p>It's easy to dismiss Sunday's Screen …

Award Shows

Liberal Celebs Seem Incapable of Anything but Anti-Trump Protests

Many liberal celebrities who showed up on the streets of American cities on Saturday, January 20, for the second annual Women’s March should have …

Josh Gad

Shut Up, Alec Baldwin: The Self-Confessed ‘Sexist’ Defending Hollywood’s Alleged Abusers

The ‘30 Rock’ and ‘SNL’ star has emerged as one of the worst celebrity voices during the #MeToo movement.<p>Remember when we thought that putting Alec …

Women's News

Steven Spielberg once fired employee for ‘inappropriate behaviour’

Steven Spielberg once had to fire an employee after a complaint about their inappropriate behaviour.<p>Spielberg, 71, who founded the movie companies …

Steven Spielberg

Why This Screen Actors Guild Awards Will Be a Ladies’ Night

SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris on the long road to #MeToo, and the stories that still shock her<p>After last year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, the union’s leadership decided to make some changes to their show for 2018, hiring a female host, <b>Kristen Bell,</b> and booking all-female presenters as a …

Award Shows

Producers Guild lays out guidelines to combat Hollywood sexual harassment

On the eve of the first glitzy Producers Guild Awards ceremony to be held in the Time’s Up era, the Producers Guild of America has unveiled comprehensive anti-sexual harassment guidelines to its 8,200 members with a clear credo: Ensuring safety on film, television and new media sets by ending a …

Gender

Amber Tamblyn’s Aziz Ansari Comments Highlight Coercion As Something We Shouldn’t Overlook

When it comes to a recent, polarizing sexual misconduct allegation, one celebrity is making her opinion clear. Amber Tamblyn's response to the Aziz …

Feminism

Helen Mirren Says Men Would Expose Themselves to Her on a Weekly Basis in Her 20s

<b>Helen Mirren</b> claims she experienced a very specific affront from men, with great regularity, in her 20s, but that she wouldn’t classify what she went …

Helen Mirren

Toback ‘had to pleasure’ himself after seeing actress’ armpit hair

Sexual harassment allegations surrounding producer James Toback brought back a memory for actress Natasha Leggero of a creepy experience with him.<p>“I …

Harvey Weinstein Tried to Delete Computer File of Female 'Friends' Before NY Times Expose (Report)

Vanity Fair article details the “tawdry battle that was waged from inside the Weinstein bunker” in days leading up to Oct. 5 article<p>The days leading …

Celebrity News

Amazon’s Alexa Is Now a Feminist

She's officially standing up for herself against sexist language<p>In the wake of sexual assault allegations against powerful men such as Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, and James Toback, among others, a social movement (and associated campaign) dubbed "Me Too" has surged in support of ending sexual …

Feminism

Natasha Leggero Joins Long List of James Toback Accusers (Video)

Comedian says she “forgot” Toback sexual misconduct incident until hundreds of other women came forward<p>Natasha Leggero joined nearly 400 other women …

Entertainment

Natasha Leggero says James Toback asked her to grow out armpit hair to ‘pleasure’ himself

Actress and comedienne Natasha Leggero has revealed she’s one of the 300-plus women who have accused director James Toback of sexual …

Julianne Moore

Jimmy Kimmel Is Seriously Funny

When a health scare with his infant son thrust him into the red-hot center of the health-care debate last spring, Jimmy Kimmel stepped into the previously no-personal-politics zone of his show and articulated a position that wasn't exactly liberal or conservative so much as sensible and decent. In …

Long-form Journalism

Selma Blair says director James Toback threatened to 'gouge' her eyes out, kill her

Selma Blair spoke candidly about her allegations against disgraced director and screenwriter James Toback on <i>The Talk</i> Monday, reiterating the threats …

Celebrity News

Every actor who has publicly expressed regret for working with Woody Allen, so far

In the wake of Weinstein and #MeToo, actors have begun to rethink their connection to the filmmaker.<p>In 1992, filmmaker Woody Allen was accused by his daughter Dylan Farrow of molesting her. Dylan was 7 years old at the time; her adoptive mother, Mia Farrow, and Allen, who co-adopted Farrow’s …

Woody Allen

Matt Damon Vows to Shut His Mouth for a While

The title of <b>Matt Damon</b>’s latest movie, <i>Downsizing</i>, has proved remarkably prescient as the star vowed today to reduce what he has to say about sexual …

Women's News

PBS Chief Says She Hopes Charlie Rose, Tavis Smiley, New #MeToo Series Will 'Tee Up a Conversation'

TCA 2018: “It is through discussion that we’ll come to some ideas for how to come to some real change”<p>PBS will aim to become a leader in the …

Entertainment

CBS Asked Sharon Stone If She Ever Felt 'Uncomfortable' In Hollywood. She Just Laughed.

"Can you imagine the business I stepped into 40 years ago?"<p>CBS correspondent Lee Cowan asked Sharon Stone Sunday if she’d ever been put in an “uncomfortable” position during her time in Hollywood.<p>At first, all the actress could do was laugh.<p>“You’re laughing, but I don’t know if that’s a nervous …

Celebrity News (India)

Selma Blair: ‘James Toback threatened me’

Selma Blair has accused filmmaker James Toback of threatening to kill her to keep the actress silent about his alleged sexual misconduct against …

Crime

Jamie Lee Curtis Calls for Hollywood to Protect Its Youth With #MeToo

Actress says that Eliza Dushku told her in private years ago that she was abused on the set of “True Lies”<p>Jamie Lee Curtis writes in a new column for …

Entertainment

Ashley Judd Praises James Franco's 'Terrific' Response to Sexual Misconduct Accusations

‘Disaster Artist’ actor-director is accused by 5 women, including actress Ally Sheedy and four former acting students<p>James Franco’s response to …

Entertainment

Aziz Ansari answers accuser: ‘I took her words to heart’

Actor-comedian says he believed sexual activity on a date was completely consensual<p>Aziz Ansari responded to a woman’s accusation that she “felt violated” during a September 2017 date with him by saying Sunday that he had taken “her words to heart.”<p>The actor-comedian said he believed everything that …

Aziz Ansari

Bill Cosby Commented On #MeToo & What He Said Will Make Your Blood Boil

During a rare public appearance in Philadelphia, disgraced comic Bill Cosby reportedly made a reference to the #MeToo movement, which has taken down …

Bill Cosby

Why Woody Allen hasn’t been toppled by the #MeToo reckoning — yet - Vox

The low buzz of controversy that’s hummed beneath the filmmaker’s career for 25 years is becoming a roar.<p>At the Golden Globes in January, <i>Lady Bird</i> writer and director Greta Gerwig was questioned by a reporter about whether, given the night’s emphasis on honoring victims of sexual assault and …

Ronan Farrow

Mira Sorvino Pens Open Letter to Dylan Farrow, Apologizes for 'Turning a Blind Eye to Your Story

“It is difficult to sever ties and denounce your heroes, your benefactors, whom you fondly admired, ” Sorvino tells the filmmaker’s adopted …

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