Friday, 19 October 2018

Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Natalie Portman: Stop calling women crazy

HOLLYWOOD: Natalie Portman has urged Hollywood to stop calling women ‘crazy’. The 37-year-old actress spoke out about harassment, equal pay, and representation when she appeared as an honouree at Variety’s Power of Women summit over the weekend, and said Hollywood should stop allowing men to ‘’discredit’’ women’s reputations by branding ...

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Nicole Kidman: Cruise marriage protected me from harassment

HOLLYWOOD: Nicole Kidman has said her marriage to Tom Cruise gave her “protection” from sexual harassment early in her career. The Australian actress married Cruise in 1990 after they starred together in the film Days Of Thunder. She said: “I got married very young, but it definitely wasn’t power for ...

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Have faced harassment in Bollywood and south film world: Amyra

BOLLYWOOD: With actress Tanushree Dutta opening the floodgates for the #MeToo movement in India, leading to several celebrated names coming out to speak about their unsavoury experiences, actress Amyra Dastur says she has been a victim of “harassment” at the hands of “men and women” herself. However, she says she ...

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Saif Ali Khan recalls being harassed, 25 years ago

BOLLYWOOD: Following the onset of the #MeToo wave in India and Bollywood, Saif Ali Khan says he stands in solidarity with the women sharing their stories of sexual harassment as he understands the pain they have been through. The Bollywood nawab said that he too faced harassment years ago, even ...

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Minister accused in India’s growing #MeToo storm

NEW DELHI – India’s belated #MeToo movement snowballed Tuesday after several female journalists accused a minister in Narendra Modi’s government of sexual harassment and a producer alleged she was raped by a veteran Bollywood actor. Women journalists took to Twitter to allege how M.J. Akbar, a well-known former editor and ...

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Alok Nath accused of sexual assault

BOLLYWOOD: A veteran TV writer-producer has accused actor Alok Nath, known for his “sanskaari” on-screen image, of sexually violating her almost two decades ago. Reacting to the allegations, the Cine & TV Artists Association (CINTAA) has decided to send Nath a show-cause notice. “I have waited for this moment to come ...

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Kajol: Sexual harassment is a reality in every industry

BOLLYWOOD: Tanushree Dutta’s sexual harassment allegations placed on Nana Patekar have gotten her the support of one more Bollywood icon. Acclaimed actor Kajol amidst the promotions of her upcoming film Helicopter Eela was asked her take on the #MeToo fiasco unleashed in B-Town to which she highlighted that sexual harassment ...

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Raveena Tandon shares her thoughts on harassment in bollywood

BOLLYWOOD: After the shocking revelations made by former actress Tanushree Dutta against veteran actor Nana Patekar, several Bollywood celebrities like Farhan Akhtar, Swara Bhasker, Priyanka Chopra, Twinkle Khanna and Richa Chadha have come out in her support. While some have come out in support of her there are celebs who ...

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Nana Patekar sends legal notice to Tanushree Dutta

BOLLYWOOD: Nana Patekar on Monday served a legal notice to actress Tanushree Dutta saying that she has leveled false accusations of sexual harassment against him. “A legal notice has already been sent to her and she will receive it today. The notice that I have sent is a standard one ...

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I’m a victim of sexual assault and rape: White House adviser

WASHINGTON: Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, said that she was the victim of sexual assault and that women who survive such experiences should be heard. “I feel very empathetic, frankly, for victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment and rape,” Conway told CNN while defending the Supreme ...

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