• Rose McGowan Cancels All Public Appearances in Wake of Harvey Weinstein Scandal

    Rose McGowan Cancels All Public Appearances in Wake of Harvey Weinstein Scandal

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    This is the third year McGowan has been honored at the festival. Organizers for the 15th annual Tallgrass Film Festival announced less than 24 hours before the event's kick off today in Wichita, Kansas, that McGowan had pulled out. Amazon Studio chief Roy Price, who was also accused of sexual harassment by producer Isa Hackett, resigned from his post earlier this week. To honor Rose, the organizers have made a decision to hold a panel discussion with women filmmakers instead to help ...
  • Los Angeles police probes 2013 Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegation

    Los Angeles police probes 2013 Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegation

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    The move follows allegations reported earlier this month by The New York Times and The New Yorker from a number of women that Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them in incidents dating back to the 1980s. "I sat there waiting (for him) alone with a heavy heart because I didn't know what the new movie would be like", said Vu. She said they spoke briefly at the film festival, but he did not appear to recall meeting her.
  • Shia LaBeouf Gets 1 Year of Probation Following July Arrest

    Shia LaBeouf Gets 1 Year of Probation Following July Arrest

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    As part of the plea agreement, the actor has been sentenced to one day in jail, fined $1,000 (£760), and he has to attend anger management classes and undergo drug and alcohol counselling. LaBeouf at the time put out a statement on Twitter saying he was "deeply ashamed" of his behaviour and that his actions "warrant a very honest apology to the arresting officers, and I am grateful for their restraint".
  • #MeToo: Women Share Stories Of Sexual Harassment, Assault 46:57 Download

    #MeToo: Women Share Stories Of Sexual Harassment, Assault 46:57 Download

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    We talk about how many women have been harassed but not how many men have harassed women . Tarana Burke , a black woman who originally came up with the campaign 10 years ago, said that she created the phrase as a part of a grassroots movement to aid sexual assault survivors in underprivileged communities "where rape crisis centers and sexual assault workers weren't going".
  • Channing Tatum drops directorial debut, severs ties with The Weinstein Company

    Channing Tatum drops directorial debut, severs ties with The Weinstein Company

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    In a joint statement with producing partner Reid Carolin , Tatum said they would no longer be developing their "lone project" in development with TWC, which ironically is a story about a young boy who suffers sexual abuse . Segel and we have the emails to prove it, but even if you believe what she says it contains not a hint of any inappropriate touching or even any request for such touching".
  • Meet Playboy's first transgender Playmate, Ines Rau

    Meet Playboy's first transgender Playmate, Ines Rau

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    Ines Rau has posed for the glossy before, but to be the November playmate, that's a huge deal! "I know he fought for same-sex marriage", Rau said. 'Being a woman doesn't mean being extremely feminine all the time. Hefner died on September 27, 2017, at the age of 91. Some false reports are coming out that Rau is the first transgendered person to be in Playboy .
  • Demi Lovato admits it is a constant

    Demi Lovato admits it is a constant "challenge" to stay sober

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    For starters, she confirmed that she first tried Cocaine when she just 17. In her new documentary, the 25-year-old opened up on struggling with bulimia, admitting it restarted after the breakdown of her six year relationship. Go on the journey with Demi as she creates her most important body of work in music yet, and discovers her most authentic self along the way. They're not letting anyone feel alone.
  • Frank Ocean Comes Out Victorious In Libel Suit Against His Estranged Father

    Frank Ocean Comes Out Victorious In Libel Suit Against His Estranged Father

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    Cooksey alleged that the story was false and "damaged his financial opportunities in film and music", which is apparently worth the $14.5 million he went after. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson ruled that Cooksey hadn't provided sufficient evidence of defamation. Ocean's attorney, Keith Bremer, confirmed the ruling to Pitchfork on Wednesday.
  • Nivea accused of racism over skin-lightening ads

    Nivea accused of racism over skin-lightening ads

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    Their sentiments were echoed by hundreds on Twitter and Instagram , while others have pointed out that if the demand was not there for skin-lightening products, Nivea would not be selling them. The Natural Fairness line's "natural ingredients and UV filters" were aimed at "reducing the sun-induced production of melanin", they went on to say.
  • Taylor Swift Announces a New

    Taylor Swift Announces a New "Gorgeous" Taylor Swift Song Is Coming

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    The singer announced on Instagram Thursday that her new song "Gorgeous" would release as the clock turns to Friday at midnight. On Reputation , which will be released on November 10, Us Weekly magazine has revealed that Swift will chronicle her feuds with Kardashian, West, and Perry, and will also touch on her drama with ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris.
  • Margot Robbie Goes Full Ice Queen In The 'I, Tonya' Teaser Trailer

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    Deadline says this thing is a "dark comedy", but the only thing I'm laughing about now is Allison Janney's wig and Margot's over-the-top Oregon-adjacent accent. The film also stars Allison Janney as Harding's tough-love mother, Julianne Nicholson as Harding's teacher, Paul Walter Hauser as Harding's "bodyguard" and Caitlin Carver as Kerrigan.
  • Anna Faris reportedly dating Michael Barrett after split

    Anna Faris reportedly dating Michael Barrett after split

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    Faris is the creator and host of the free-form advice podcast Unqualified that she launched in November 2015 and her comic memoir Unqualified is coming out October 24. "We still have love for each other, will always cherish our time together and continue to have the deepest respect for one another". As far as cool Hollywood couples went, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris were a true gem.
  • Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Level Since March 31, 1973

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    Economists had expected jobless claims to edge down to 240,000 from the 243,000 originally reported for the previous week. The 4.2% unemployment rate is the lowest since 2000, and the biggest complaint among business leaders is a shortage of skilled workers to fill a record number of job openings.
  • Marvel's The Punisher 2nd trailer and release date

    Marvel's The Punisher 2nd trailer and release date

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    This announcement came in the form of a new trailer , which gave us some more information about the plot of the series. Previous teasers and trailers for the show also blurred the date. Don't miss the Season 1 premiere of The Punisher Friday, Nov. 17 only on Netflix! . Other executive producers include Jim Chory and Jeph Loeb, both veterans of Marvel's Daredevil , Marvel's Jessica Jones and Marvel's Luke Cage .
  • Netflix's 'Chelsea' Will End After This Year

    Netflix's 'Chelsea' Will End After This Year

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    For Handler's show to be canceled , it had to be that special type of disgusting that could not even be ignored by Netflix executives who are typically amenable to leftist-friendly content. Pictured: Handler at Apple Music Launch Party Carpool Karaoke: The Series with James Corden on August 7, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. Handler isn't stopping her hate-filled campaign against Trump though.
  • 'Roseanne' Cast Reunites for the Series' Revival

    'Roseanne' Cast Reunites for the Series' Revival

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    The first photo from the upcoming revival hit the web on Tuesday, shedding light on how the plot will continue following the series finale in 1997. In the new photo, the production team, director , and actors are caught cracking up during a table read on the set.
  • Mayim Bialik responds to public backlash

    Mayim Bialik responds to public backlash

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    I dress modestly. I don't act flirtatiously with men as a policy. Unfortunately, the op-ed skewed heavily victim-blamey, with Bialik taking the opportunity to self-congratulate for never having been sexually assaulted, thanks to - she says - her modest dress and unflirtatious demeanour.