Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tag Archives: #MeToo

Asia Argento: Teen Was The One Who Sexually Assaulted Me

NEWSER: Asia Argento has already strongly denied the story of Jimmy Bennett, the man who says she sexually abused him when he was a teen—and now she says Bennett was the abuser, not the victim. Mark Jay Heller, the #MeToo advocate’s lawyer, tells TMZ it was Bennett who sexually assaulted ...

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British Actress Can Sue Weinstein for Sex Trafficking: US Judge

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Variety/REX/Shutterstock (8488464i) Harvey Weinstein Time and Punishment: A Town Hall Discussion with JAY Z and Harvey Weinstein, New York, USA - 08 Mar 2017

  NEW YORK: The accusations against Weinstein sparked the #MeToo social media movement that has seen hundreds of women publicly accuse powerful men of sexual abuse. Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a U.S. lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by ...

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Lindsay Lohan apologises for #MeToo comments

HOLLYWOOD actress Lindsay Lohan has apologised for controverisal comments she made about the global #metoo movement and the ‘hurt and distress’ they may have caused. In an interview with the Times earlier this month, the star – who rose to fame as a child in the movie The Parent Trap ...

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Lindsay Lohan slams #MeToo movement

LONDON: Lindsay Lohan has branded women speaking out about the #MeToo movement are ‘’weak’’. The 32-year-old actress – who admitted she never personally had any negative experiences with harassment or assault in Hollywood – admitted she would ‘’hate’’ herself for her comments, but hit out at ‘’attention seekers’’. Speaking to ...

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Fines for sex harassment on streets are approved in France

AP: French lawmakers gave final passage Wednesday to a bill that expands the criminal definition of child rape and outlaws sex harassment on the street, measures the government described as a signal of deep social change. The legislation approved in the lower house of the French parliament classifies relations between ...

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Morgan Freeman apologises after sexual harassment claims

HOLLYWOOD: Octogenarian Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman apologised Thursday after a report of multiple sexual harassment accusations, making the actor the latest high-profile figure to face allegations of misconduct in the #MeToo era. Sixteen people – eight of whom say they were victims – described to CNN a range of troubling behavior ...

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French minister: Use Cannes festival to ‘liberate women’s voices

LONDON: The movie industry must use this week’s Cannes Film Festival to “liberate and listen to women’s voices” if it is to stamp out sexual harassment, the French minister for gender equality said. From a hotline to report harassers at the event to flyers urging participants to behave properly, Marlene ...

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Ali Zafar sends legal notice to Meesha over harassment allegations

LAHORE: Renowned Pakistani singer Ali Zafar on Saturday sent a legal notice to fellow singer Meesha Shafi over the latter’s allegations that he sexually harassed her on multiple occasions. According to details, the singer-cum-actor maintained that all of Meesha Shafi’s allegations are baseless and he will file a defamation suit ...

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Meesha Shafi receives support from #MeToo campaigner

Getty Images HOLLYWOOD/LOLLYWOOD: Meesha Shafi’s explosive accusation of sexual harassment against Pakistan’s popular singer-actor Ali Zafar has propelled a sort of #MeToo movement in Pakistan with more women coming forward to share their own stories of harassment and abuse. One of the pioneers of the #MeToo movement in Hollywood and ...

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