Saturday, 15 August 2020

Tag Archives: #MeToo

Bollywood #MeToo accused back at work

BOLLYWOOD: A year after Bollywood followed Hollywood by naming male predators accused of sexual harassment, many women say they have suffered while alleged perpetrators are back in the limelight. In the US, #MeToo triggered the downfall of powerbrokers including Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and Brett Ratner. Victims were hailed as ...

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Rabi Pirzada: Those who spread leaked videos will be apprehended

The former singer and actor Rabi Pirzada reaffirmed her commitment to quit the entertainment industry in a video statement released. The first public appearance Pirzada has given since her private videos leaking on the internet, Pirzada said that her decision to leave the industry has been determined by her need ...

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Rose McGowan sues Harvey Weinstein

HOLLYWOOD actress Rose McGowan filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Harvey Weinstein and two of his former attorneys engaged in racketeering to silence her and derail her career before she accused him of rape. The suit filed in Los Angeles names as defendants Weinstein, attorneys David Boies and Lisa Bloom ...

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Filmmaker Jami shares harrowing rape ordeal on Twitter thread

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani Filmmaker Jami came out as a rape victim on the social networking platform Twitter. Voicing his support for #MeToo amid claims that the campaign is being misused, in a series of tweets Jami shared his horrific experience that occurred 13 years ago. “Why I am so strongly supporting ...

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Rose McGowan rips Hillary Clinton over ties to ‘predators’

LONDON-FN: Hollywood actress Rose McGowan called out Hillary Clinton last week over a report that Clinton’s publicist told journalist Ronan Farrow that his investigation into Harvey Weinstein’s alleged history of sexual misconduct was “a concern” for the Clinton camp. “I knew that Hillary Clinton’s people were protecting the Monster,” McGowan ...

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Women in gaming open up about sexual assault in the industry

LONDON: Ever since the MeToo movement started, more and more women from across various professions and walks of life have come forward with their own stories of sexual assault and harassment. Now it appears it might just be the video game industry’s turn in the spotlight. The floodgates opened when ...

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We shouldn’t be unfair to those accused of harassment: Ajay Devgn

BOLLYWOOD: Ajay Devgn had been vocal about lending his support to women who face harassment in the industry. But his recent statement has us confused. In a recent interview with Filmfare, the Golmaal actor shed some light on what he thinks of the #MeToo movement and working with an accused harasser. He stated, ...

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Fame doesn’t make you happy, says Lily James

LOS ANGELES: Lily James says fame doesn’t make people ‘’happy’’, and thinks people need to change their ‘’bizarre’’ relationship with ‘’celebrity and fame’’. The 30-year-old actress has achieved fame herself through her roles in shows such as ‘Downton Abbey’, and movies including ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’, ...

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Tanushree Dutta comes out in support of Kangana

BOLLYWOOD: While Kangana Ranaut is getting shade from a handful of people in Bollywood, the fierce actor just won praises from the flag-bearer of the MeToo movement in India, Tanushree Dutta. The 34-year-old actor unveiled a letter that sings praises for the Manikarnika star in the midst of the controversies ...

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‘It’s shocking’: Madhuri on Alok Nath

BOLLYWOOD: Madhuri Dixit says she was shocked to read names of Alok Nath and filmmaker Soumik Sen, people she has previously worked with, in the #MeToo movement as she was not privy to this side of their personalities. In the #MeToo movement, which hit Bollywood in August last year, Nath ...

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