Sunday, 21 July 2019

Tag Archives: #MeToo

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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Meesha Shafi accuses Ali Zafar of Sexual harassment

LAHORE: Pakistani Singer, model and actor Meesha Shafi said Thursday that pop singer and actor Ali Zafar sexually harassed her. Even though a number of Pakistani celebrities came forward to talk about their experiences of child sexual abuse as part of the #MeToo movement, this is the first time that ...

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Monica Lewinsky Speaks About Her Affair with Bill Clinton

WASHINGTON: Monica Lewinsky, former White House intern, whose name circulated the American media 20 years ago when her sexual relationship with former President Bill Clinton became public, wrote in a new essay for Vanity Fair, saying the #MeToo movement has made her ponder over her affair with Clinton. “I now see ...

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The Shape of Water leads Baftas nominations

  LONDON: Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy film “The shape of Water” leads the nominations at Sunday’s Baftas, where Hollywood stars will again turn the red carpet black in solidarity with the #MeToo movement. The Cold War-era movie has 12 nominations, while crime drama “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “Darkest ...

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Time’s Up takes centre stage at the BAFTAs

LONDON: The 71st British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards were held last night at London’s Royal Albert Hall. A plethora of stars, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were in attendance at the ceremony where celebrities stood in solidarity with the #MeToo movement which took centre stage. ...

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