Monday, 17 December 2018

Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Jennifer Lawrence slams Harvey Weinstein

HOLLYWOOD: Jennifer Lawrence has slammed Harvey Weinstein’s ‘’predatory tactics’’ after he allegedly claimed he’d slept with her. The ‘Hunger Games’ actress has lent her support to the alleged victims of the disgraced movie mogul but stressed she only ever had a ‘’professional relationship’’ with him after legal documents revealed how ...

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IFTDA suspends Bollywood filmmaker Sajid Khan

BOLLYWOOD: The Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association has suspended filmmaker Sajid Khan for one year over complaints of sexual harassment against him. The 48-year-old was accused of sexual harassment by three women, namely actor Rachel White, assistant director Saloni Chopra, Mandana Karimi and journalist Karishma Upadhyay. The three opened up ...

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Tanushree harassment case: Police summons Daisy Shah to record statement

MUMBAI Police has summoned actor Daisy Shah to record her statement in the Tanushree Dutta’s harassment allegation. Shah was the assistant choreographer in 2008 when the song of the movie ‘Horn Ok Please’ was being recorded.’ BOLLYWOOD actress Tanushree Dutta started #MeToo movement in India by levelling allegations against Nana ...

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Kate Sharma withdraws sexual harassment case against Subhash Ghai

BOLLYWOOD: Model and actress Kate Sharma, who joined the #MeToo movement and accused filmmaker Subhash Ghai of sexually harassing her, has withdrawn her case. The actress took the complaint back four days ago by sending a note to the DN Nagar Police station, as per a Mid Day report. Kate ...

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Bangladeshi-Irish model Prioty alleges sexual abuse by Rafiqul

Bangladeshi-Irish model Prioty alleges sexual harassment by businessman-politician Rafiqul The Facebook post of the Bangladeshi-Irish model has touched off a social media storm, but the accused, Rongdhanu Group Chairman Md Rafiqul Islam, has denied the allegations. Prioty, a pilot by training, had modelled several products in Bangladesh after she won ...

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Preity Zinta faces backlash on her #MeToo statement

BOLLYWOOD: Many prominent names from Bollywood came up and opened up about their stories of sexual harassment during the #MeToo movement that had reached its peak last month. Preity Zinta has recently expressed her views on the ongoing movement, which has sparked a controversy. “I think it’s important that this ...

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Alok Nath expelled from CINTAA over sexual harassment allegations

BOLLYWOOD actor Alok Nath, who is alleged to have sexually harassed writer-producer Vinta Nanda 19 years ago, was on Tuesday expelled by the Cine And Television Artistes Association (CINTAA). The association made the announcement on Twitter, writing, “In view of the various allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Alok ...

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s film release halted after harassment accusations

BOLLYWOOD: Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s ex-partner Miss India Niharika Singh has opened up about their affair and accused the actor of sexual misconduct. The circumstances of this have been quite severe for the actor. Phantom Films, who are themselves embroiled in #MeToo allegations made against director Vikas Bahl, has indefinitely postponed the ...

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Google says fired 48 for sexual harassment over 2 years

SAN FRANCISCO: Google said Thursday it had fired 48 employees in the past two years – including 13 senior executives – as a result of sexual harassment allegations, citing “an increasingly hard line” on inappropriate conduct. The US tech giant issued the statement from chief executive Sundar Pichai in response to ...

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We can’t leave everything to legal process, Chitrangda Singh

BOLLYWOOD: Earlier, Chitrangda Singh would often reason that perhaps she did not push herself “enough to shine like a star”. That the several breaks she took intermittently with her priorities changing, or being trapped in family problems and shuttling between Delhi and Mumbai, affected her career to a large extent. ...

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