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Tag Archives: Harvey Weinstein

Margot pledges support to anti-harassment campaign

LOS ANGELES: Margot Robbie has thrown her support behind a new manti-harassment capaign. The 27-year-old actress has become the latest big-name celebrity to pledge her support to Time’s Up by sharing an image on her Instagram account of an open letter written in the US newspaper that calls on women ...

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Jessica praises Salma Hayek’s bravery

LONDON: Jessica Chastain has praised Salma Hayek for speaking out about her alleged encounter with Harvey Weinstein. The ‘Frida’ actress recently claimed that she was forced to turn down a number of sexual advances made by the disgraced producer – who has been accused of sexually harassing over 80 women ...

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Indian minister pushes Bollywood on sexual harassment

MUMBAI: India’s minister for women has warned Bollywood producers over sexual harassment in the Hindi film industry after a scandal that has brought down some leading Hollywood figures. Maneka Gandhi wrote to leading production houses reminding them that they are “ethically and legally” responsible for providing a “safe, secure and ...

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Hollywood women to go all black at Golden Globes in protest

Hollywood actresses attending next year’s Golden Globes ceremony will reportedly wear black in protest of sexual harassment that has been recently exposed. Sources that many major actresses, including presenters and nominees such as Jessica Chastain, Meryl Streep and Emma Stone, are planning to wear all-black looks as a symbol of ...

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Salma Hayek claims that Harvey Weinstein threatened to kill her

Salma Hayek has come forward with an essay, detailing her alleged experiences working with Harvey Weinstein, claiming unwanted sexual advances and threats of violence. In a piece for the New York Times, the Oscar-nominated actor writes that she spent years saying no to the disgraced producer following his demands for ...

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Feminism is word of year for 2017

WASHINGTON: Merriam-Webster dictionary on Tuesday announced its word of the year for 2017 is “feminism”. “Feminism” was the word most looked up in its online dictionary throughout the year, generating 70 percent more searches than last year, said Merriam-Webster. The word is defined in Merriam-Webster as “the theory of the ...

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Angelina Jolie urges UN to crack down on sexual violence

LONDON: Angelina Jolie has urged United Nations peacekeepers to crack down on sexual violence. The 42-year-old actress referenced the recent sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood – which have seen several big-names, including Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey accused of sexual harassment – in a forceful speech in which she called ...

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Harvey Weinstein sued by actress, who claims he raped her in 2016

DETROIT: Harvey Weinstein and the movie company he co-founded, The Weinstein Company, were sued in California state court on Tuesday by an anonymous actress who said she was raped by the movie producer in the spring of 2016. The actress, who is represented by attorney Gloria Allred and identified in ...

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Canadian actress sues Weinstein

OTTAWA: A Canadian actress sued disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein for two alleged sexual assaults in Toronto in 2000, her lawyer said. The woman, identified only as “Jane Doe” in documents filed with the Ontario Superior Court and cited by the Toronto media, is also suing Miramax, The Walt Disney ...

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Actress sues Weinstein Company for enabling sexual assault

LONDON: An actress filed suit against The Weinstein Company, alleging that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her and that the company had enabled his behaviour. Dominique Huett charges in her suit – the first to be filed since the Weinstein scandal broke earlier this month – that she met Weinstein at ...

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