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Sexual misconduct allegation was humiliating: Aziz Ansari

LONDON: Aziz Ansari said at a standup show Monday in New York that a sexual misconduct allegation was humiliating, but he hopes he’s become better since. It was the comedian and actor’s first public discussion of the issue since a written statement in the immediate aftermath of a story in ...

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Rajkumar Hirani accused of sexual harassment

BOLLYWOOD: One of the most celebrated Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani has been accused of sexual misconduct by his assistant who worked with him on his 2017 film ‘Sanju’. According to a report in HuffPost India, Hirani allegedly sexually abused her more than once between March and September 2018. The report ...

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Aditi Rao Hydari shares her #MeToo ordeal

BOLLYWOOD: After months of the beginning of the #MeToo movement in India, Bollywood actress Aditi Rao Hydari has spoken up about her own experience. The Padmaavat actress revealed that she lost work for months after refusing to succumb to the situation. On Friday, Aditi Rao Hydari was speaking at the ...

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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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Lady Gaga faced constant harassment

LOS ANGELES-GN: Lady GaGa was constantly ‘’harassed’’ when she began her music career. The 32-year-old singer-and-actress – who previously admitted to suffering from PTSD after being raped when she was 19 – claims it was the ‘’rule’’ to expect unwanted advances whenever she went into the recording studio, but when ...

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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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Mandana Karimi: Sajid Khan asked me to remove my clothes

BOLLYWOOD: As sexual misconduct allegations pile up against Sajid Khan, Mandana Karimi has also come forward with her horrific experience with the “creep”. In an interview with a leading daily, the actress revealed that he made inappropriate remarks when she visited his office to discuss a role in his 2014 ...

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Even if Subhash Ghai is guilty, I will work with him: Shatrughan Sinha

BOLLYWOOD: Tanushree Dutta triggered the #MeToo movement with her accusations of sexual harassment against Nana Patekar. Following this, several bigwigs from Bollywood including Subhash Ghai, Sajid Khan, Rajat Kapoor and Vikas Bahl have been accused of sexual misconduct and inappropriate behaviour. While many from Bollywood have voiced support for the ...

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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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