Monday, 14 October 2019

Tag Archives: #MeToo

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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Tanushree Dutta curses Nana Patekar, others in her latest statement

BOLLYWOOD: Tanushree Dutta, who started the #MeToo campaign in India, has once again called out Nana Patekar, Ganesh Acharya, Rakhi Sawant and others in a recent statement. Tanushree alleged that Nana Patekar harassed her on the sets of a 2008 film ‘Horn Ok Pleasss’. She also listed the names like ...

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Freida Pinto will never work with Woody Allen again

HOLLYWOOD: Freida Pinto has vowed she will never work with Woody Allen again following the allegations of sexual assault against him. The 83-year-old director has long been accused of sexually abusing his ex-partner Mia Farrow’s adopted daughter Dylan Farrow in 1992 when she was just seven years old, and the ...

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I was pinched in front of everyone: Kangana Ranaut

BOLLYWOOD: Rani Mukerji received immense flak for her controversial take on the revolutionary #MeToo movement that hit India recently. While netizens have criticised Rani for stating that women are responsible for their own safety, Kangana Ranaut has lent support to the actress saying, “Expecting another person to make sure that ...

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Rajkumar Hirani accused of sexual harassment

BOLLYWOOD: One of the most celebrated Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani has been accused of sexual misconduct by his assistant who worked with him on his 2017 film ‘Sanju’. According to a report in HuffPost India, Hirani allegedly sexually abused her more than once between March and September 2018. The report ...

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Rape case against Alok Nath lodged on false report, says court

BOLLYWOOD: In what could be seen as a huge relief for rape-accused Alok Nath, a sessions court in Mumbai has suggested that writer-filmmaker Vinta Nanda might not be telling the truth. The court order reads, “(Vinta Nanda) remembers the entire incident, but she does not remember the date and month ...

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