Thursday, 18 July 2019

Tag Archives: sexually harassing

Harvey makes deal to pay $44m in compensation

LONDON: Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board members have reached a tentative deal with women who accuse him of sexual misconduct, US media report. Lawyers said the settlement to resolve civil lawsuits and compensate alleged victims was worth about $44m (£34.7m). Mr Weinstein denies sexually harassing ...

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Bangladesh schoolgirl burned to death on teacher’s order

DHAKA: A schoolgirl was burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police said on Friday. The death of the 19-year-old, Nusrat Jahan Rafi, last week sparked protests across the country, with the prime minister promising to prosecute ...

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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actress Kate Sharma, who joined the #MeToo movement and accused filmmaker Subhash Ghai of sexually harassing her, has withdrawn her case.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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Gunman at Florida yoga studio had been accused of harassment

FLORIDA: A gunman who killed two women at a Florida yoga studio and wounded five other people before taking his own life had previously been accused of harassing young women, police said. Authorities said they do not know why Scott Beierle, 40, opened fire on Friday afternoon after posing as ...

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I support Tanushree Dutta: Chitrangada Singh

BOLLYWOOD: Actress Chitrangada Singh has come out in support of actress Tanushree Dutta, who has accused actor Nana Patekar of sexually harassing her on the sets of their 2008 film Horn Ok Pleassss. Asked about the MeToo movement gaining momentum in Bollywood, Chitrangada said: “Indian society is very different from ...

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Nicole Kidman urges young actresses to take care

LONDON: Nicole Kidman has urged young women to ‘’take care’’ of themselves in the wake of the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein. The 50-year-old actress believes aspiring stars in Hollywood need to make sure they ‘’don’t let anyone break [their] spirit’’ in light of the allegations made against the ...

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