Rose McGowan

How Harvey Weinstein shut down the allegations against him

The New Yorker has detailed the intensive process by which Harvey Weinstein made it nearly impossible for the women whom he allegedly sexually …

Business

The Women I’m Thankful For

As a way of avoiding the news, I have been spending the past few weeks cleaning out my basement. It’s my least favorite room of the house, repository of everything that’s broken or unnecessary or depressing. Because my mother downsized and my father died, not only is the basement full of my stuff, …

Opinion

Companies need confidentiality clauses – but not to muzzle sexual abuse victims

Harassment and abuse accusations against Harvey Weinstein and other prominent men, like Bill O'Reilly, have revealed a trail of settlement agreements …

Economy

Read: Two Settlements that Harvey Weinstein Reached with His Accusers

On August 15, 1997, Harvey Weinstein reached a hundred-thousand dollar settlement with the actress Rose McGowan, binding her to not pursue legal action against him after she alleged that he raped her at the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah, earlier that year. The following year, Weinstein …

Culture

Meet the women bidding to take over The Weinstein Company

It is easy to forget that in the wake of the Weinstein revelations, a multi-million dollar company has been left trailing behind in ruins. Its reputation destroyed by its creator. Projects left half finished. Pitches waiting to be signed off. And staff (some of whom, as we now know, were allegedly …

Ashley Judd

Mel Gibson calls Weinstein accusations ‘precursor to change’

Mel Gibson sees an opportunity for positive progress in the film business in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein saga.

Mel Gibson

Disney Animation, Pixar Chief John Lasseter Taking Leave

Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees.<p>In a …

Walt Disney Company

Jennifer Lawrence Explains Why She Didn't Sue Over Nude Photo Leak Scandal

The 27-year-old has opened up about how she felt following her nude photo hacking in 2013.<p>When you think of actress Jennifer Lawrence, you'll no …

Hollywood

Ben 'The Buttman' Affleck's 'Justice League' Slammed At The Box Office

It turns out audiences are not too giddy about witnessing the injustice of seeing an alleged serial groper and enabler of sexual predators — Ben "The …

Conservative View

Kathy Griffin: I’ve been blacklisted and ‘forces’ are against me

Comedian Kathy Griffin is still trying to recover from her severed head stunt earlier this year. Saturday, in the midst of her “Laugh your head off” …

Conservative View

Sexual harassment tipping point: Why now?

It's been called the Weinstein effect.<p>Following the bombshell investigations into Harvey Weinstein's conduct, more people began to speak out about sexual harassment, leading to a string of allegations against other prominent men like Charlie Rose, Kevin Spacey, Louis C.K., Jeffrey Tambor, Al …

World News

Twitter Says What You Do Offline Could Cost You Your 'Verified' Blue Checkmark

Amid recent backlash over issuing verification to white supremacists, Twitter has updated its guidelines for verified accounts.<p>Twitter has faced outcry over the years as a result of its murky, case-by-case criteria for suspending users’ accounts. Everything from copyright infringement to violations …

Jason Kessler

Why 280 Characters Won't Save Twitter

Twitter<p>has received a spate of bad press lately. From President Trump's "propaganda" to the suspension of Rose McGowan's account (the actress …

Advertising Industry

Real-life hero Harrison Ford comes to the rescue of woman in car accident

Hollywood actor started trending for all the right reason in the wake of Harvey Weinstein scandal.<p>Hollywood star Harrison Ford has become a beacon of …

Kate Beckinsale

Melinda Gates Takes On Harassment And Discrimination In Silicon Valley And Beyond In Powerful Op-Ed

"By raising our voices, we protect each other."<p>In an op-ed for <i>Time</i>, Melinda Gates — the co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and wife of …

Malala Yousafzai

Harvey Weinstein’s 91-Name Hitlist, Revealed

The former studio executive sent the list to the team of lawyers and former spies he hired to prevent allegations of sexual assault from going public.<p>Just months before dozens of women began accusing <b>Harvey Weinstein</b> of sexual assault in October, Weinstein and his team had drawn up a secret list of …

Hollywood

Morrissey Speaks: Kevin Spacey Allegations Are ‘Ridiculous’ And Harvey Weinstein Victims Merely ‘Disappointed’

Morrissey has never been known for keeping his opinions to himself, but in a recent interview with <i>Der Spiegel</i> he discussed sexual assault allegations …

Entertainment

Florida Student Wins Nearly $50 Million After Former Geometry Teacher Repeatedly Raped Her

A Florida student who was repeatedly raped by her former geometry teacher when she was 16 won $49.3 million compensation for the terrible case. Find …

Crime

Did You Hear ...? Louis C.K. falls further, Taylor Swift kills it and more from the week in entertainment

A comic’s life turns unfunny, a pop star delivers the goods, movie warrior women show more skin, a magazine gets a new honcho and Hollywood’s dirty secrets surface nonstop: Here’s all that news and more from this week in entertainment.<p>In absentia, Louis C.K. continues to take it on the chin<p>Coming …

Sarah Silverman

Police release pictures of $245 million cocaine haul on board yacht

Police uncovered a huge haul of cocaine in the hull of a yacht in New South Wales, Australia, which they valued at £245 million.<p>The vessel contained …

New South Wales

Harvey Weinstein Apparently Created A List Of Nearly 100 People To Silence From Going Public With Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The proof is in the pudding here -- even <b>Harvey Weinstein</b> himself knows how much of a creep he's been in Hollywood.According to a new report out this …

Harvey Weinstein

Major Snowfall Expected In Virginia | News Nearby

Woman Gets $75K For Flipping Over Trump | Police Killing Deer With AR-15s | Harvey Weinstein's Accuser Arrested In NoVa<p>Patch has 32 sites in …

Crime

LAPD Investigates Nearly Two Dozen Sex Crime Cases

Los Angeles police are investigating almost two dozen cases of alleged criminal sexual misconduct connected to multiple people within the …

Crime

Hollywood Celebs Turn on Franken Over Sex Abuse Allegations, Call for Resignation

So that didn't take long.<p>An untold number of Tinseltown celebrities stayed quiet for decades about the “worst-kept secret in Hollywood” — multiple …

Leeann Tweeden

Interview: Why It’s Not Surprising That Harvey Weinstein Hired Israeli Spies to Silence His Victims

The disgraced film producer contracted the Israeli firm Black Cube to spy on his accusers.<p>Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and …

Harvey Weinstein

Actress Rose McGowan arraigned on cocaine charge

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Actress Rose McGowan was arraigned Thursday on felony cocaine charges, days after she alleged in The New Yorker that the drugs may been planted to discredit her.<p>One of the most outspoken actresses to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse, McGowan told the magazine that she's …

Celebrity News

Big Tech Cannot Stop Shooting Itself In The Foot

Trust, arguably more than ever, is Silicon Valley’s most coveted feature now. And blunders coming from tech’s biggest companies now feel more unsettling.<p>Since summer’s end, Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies have been embroiled in an endless series of missteps and mini scandals.<p>In early …

Silicon Valley

‘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 …

Canadian News

Harvey Weinstein and Georgina Chapman hire hotshot divorce lawyers

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and his estranged fashion designer wife Georgina Chapman have hired leading Manhattan divorce attorneys …

Georgina Chapman

Quentin Tarantino and the Fate of ‘#9’: 6 Questions Studios Should Ask Before Signing Hollywood’s Hottest Free Agent

Reports are studios are tripping over themselves to make Taratino's $100 million-budgeted ninth feature, but there are questions that should give …

Entertainment