Monday, 17 December 2018

Tag Archives: sex scandal

USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy after sex-abuse scandal

WASHINGTON: The embattled organization filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in an effort to reach settlements in the dozens of sex-abuse lawsuits it faces and to avoid its potential demise at the hands of the U.S. Olympic Committee. USA Gymnastics filed the petition in Indianapolis, where it is based. It ...

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Canadian Cardinal wants women to train priests in abuse fight

POZNAN: Women should play a greater role in the training of priests to fight the child abuse “crisis” that has engulfed the Catholic Church, Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet has said. More must be done within the church to tackle the root causes of the latest wave of global abuse scandals ...

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A feature film is to be made on Harvey Weinstein scandal

File Photo (Jordan Strauss/Invision/Associated Press) HOLLYWOOD: Harvey Weinstein sex scandal was the most powerful incident for Hollywood as more than 70 women came forward and spoke against the sexual abuse he had been doing over the years as being the most powerful figure of the industry. This whole scandal sparked ...

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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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Australia deputy PM quits amid sex scandal

CANBERRA: The Deputy Prime Minister of Australia Barnaby Joyce announced his decision to resign from his post on Friday after widespread calls to quit due to his affair with his former Media Adviser Vikki Campion. “On Monday morning I will step down as the Leader of The Nationals and Deputy Prime ...

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Too many calls, too much harassment: France shuts helpline

PARIS: A support group for victims of sexual harassment in France said it was forced to shut its helpline after receiving a deluge of calls in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal. Paris-based AVFT, a national association helping women who have experienced violence at work, said it was ...

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Profumo sex scandal showgirl Christine Keeler dies aged 75

LONDON: A former model whose affair with a leading Tory cabinet minister shook British Politics in the 1960s and led to the downfall of the Tory government has died aged 75. Christine Keeler passed away on Monday after suffering from a lung condition for several months. She was propelled into ...

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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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Los Angeles police open Weinstein sex assault investigation

Detectives have interviewed a possible victim who recently reported she was sexually assaulted by the film mogul, police spokesman Sal Ramirez said. He said he could not answer any questions about where the incident took place or when the woman was interviewed by detectives. The Los Angeles Times reported the ...

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