Leon Wieseltier

‘Catfish’ Host Subject of Sexual Misconduct Investigation, MTV Suspends Production

"We take these allegations very seriously," Viacom network says in a statement<p>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 …

Matt Lauer

Russell Simmons Fires Back at Sexual Assault Lawsuit: Accuser Has 'Mental Health Issues'

Legal papers also say that accuser sent “unsolicited nude photos after the alleged 2016 incident”<p>Russell Simmons has responded to a lawsuit filed by …

Garrison Keillor

'Ren & Stimpy' Creator John Kricfalusi Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 2 Women (Report)

Accusers cite the recent change in the national conversation as a reason to now come forward<p>John Kricfalusi, the creator of Nickelodeon’s “The Ren & …

Garrison Keillor

R Kelly accused of sexual misconduct with 14-year-old girl

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 …

Roy Moore

'All the Money in the World': Christopher Plummer Didn't Think He'd Be Able to Pull Off Replacement Role (Exclusive Video)

Plummer replaced Kevin Spacey as J. Paul Getty at the eleventh hour after Spacey was accused of sexual misconduct<p>One of the biggest developments of …

Garrison Keillor

Tavis Smiley Admitted to 'Multiple Sexual Encounters With Subordinates,' PBS Says

Broadcaster fires back at show host’s lawsuit<p>PBS has fired back against Tavis Smiley in Smiley’s lawsuit against the broadcaster, saying that the …

Celebrity News

Making More of #MeToo

<i>In observance of</i> <i>Women</i><i>’</i><i>s History Month, New America is revisiting stories that illuminate important conversations—and move them forward. This article</i> …

Feminism

Woman says Steven Seagal sexually assaulted her at audition

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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Quill

Featured<p>After The New York Times and The New Yorker’s groundbreaking exposés of disgraced Hollywood mogul and serial sexual abuser Harvey Weinstein, …

Journalism

Time's Up Demands 'Independent Investigation' of NYC DA Cyrus Vance

Cyrus Vance comes under new scrutiny over his decision to not prosecute Weinstein in 2015<p>Time’s Up, the woman’s advocacy and legal organization …

Garrison Keillor

Film Academy President John Bailey Faces Sexual Harassment Investigation

Three claims of harassment were brought to the academy on Wednesday, Variety says<p>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 …

Garrison Keillor

Kathie Lee Gifford on Why She Contacted Friends Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby Post-Scandal: ‘I Don’t Judge Them’

“I don’t want to throw everybody on the same manure pile,” “Today” host tells Andy Cohen on Sirius XM show<p>“Today” host Kathie Lee Gifford said that …

Garrison Keillor

Person of the Year 2017:TheSilenceBreakers

Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me. They're svelte, glamorous, self-­possessed. They wear dresses we can't afford and live in houses …

Megyn Kelly

Why Lisa Bonet Doesn't Need to Say 'I Told You So' About TV Dad Bill Cosby

Actress says she “always” sensed darkness around comedian who has since been accused of sexual misconduct<p>Lisa Bonet has broken her silence on the …

Garrison Keillor

Court allows woman to sue boss accused of showing genitals

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 …

Des Moines

Mavs owner Mark Cuban denies 2011 sex assault allegation

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 …

Garrison Keillor

California Senate orders Bob Hertzberg to stop hugging co-workers after sexual harassment probe

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 …

Los Angeles County

Lawsuit Says ESPN Employees Asked Aloud What Rihanna ‘Tastes Like,’ ‘Openly’ Watched Porn

Former host at Disney-owned company accuses co-workers of making "repulsive comments about women in front of women"<p>A former ESPN host is suing the Disney-owned company for sexual harassment, accusing her co-workers of, among other things, watching pornography in front of her and wondering aloud …

Garrison Keillor

Prominent Harvard professor placed on leave following accusations of decades of sexual harassment

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 …

Garrison Keillor

Harvey Weinstein 'Casting Couch' statue debuts pre-Oscars

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 …

Award Shows

‘Fuller House’ Creator Jeff Franklin Fired After Complaints About His Behavior

Fourth season of the Netflix comedy to proceed as planned<p>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 …

John Besh

Of course Ivanka Trump believes her dad’s accusers. She just doesn’t care.

Powerful people often know victims are telling the truth and they dismiss them anyway.<p>Of course Ivanka Trump believes her father’s accusers.<p>She tried to claim in an interview with NBC’s Peter Alexander that she doesn’t: ”I believe my father, I know my father,” she said, “so I think I have that …

Donald Trump

Calif. drug rehab 'mogul' convicted of sexually assaulting 7 female patients at treatment centers

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 …

John Besh

These High-Profile Men Have All Been Fired Since the Harvey Weinstein News Broke

We’re thankful for the #MeToo campaign.<p><i>Updated on January 26, 2018, with additional reporting by Laurel Pantin.</i><p>It started with Harvey Weinstein. Each …

Robert Scoble

Monica Lewinsky says the #MeToo movement has caused her to question the issue of consent in her affair with Clinton

<b>Monica Lewinsky wrote in a new essay for Vanity Fair that the #MeToo movement has caused her to question whether her affair with former President Bill Clinton was consensual.</b><p><b>"The idea of consent might well be rendered moot," she wrote of her relationship with Clinton, which she called a "gross</b> …

Me Too movement

Disney Theatrical President Thomas Schumacher Accused of Sexual Harassment

Longtime exec who oversees studio's adaptation of stage shows accused of workplace misconduct<p>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 …

John Lasseter

USDA staffer shocks agency with public admission about sex for promotion

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 …

John Besh

What were they thinking: Portrait of an artist as a misogynist

When The New York Times published a series of allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein from women who claimed that he sexually harassed …

Cleveland

California assemblywoman faces fresh misconduct allegations

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 …

Spokesman: Scott Baio denies sexual misconduct claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scott Baio "is denying each and every one of the allegations" made against him by two of his former co-stars on "Charles in Charge," his spokesman said Wednesday.<p>Brian Glicklich read a brief statement from Baio at a news conference held in response to the latest claim of …

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