‘SNL’s Pete Davidson Compares R. Kelly Sex Abuse Claims To Catholic Church

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Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson has been no stranger to controversy since joining the Lorne Michaels-run show in 2014, but tonight he’s sure to have kicked up some Hellfire in the pews.
“If you support the Catholic church, isn’t that the same thing…

‘SMILF’ Creator Frankie Shaw Says She “Loved Making” Now Canceled Series

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(UPDATED with Instagram post) There are four more episodes of the second season of the now cancelled SMILF still to air on Showtime and creator and star Frankie Shaw intends on taking the high road.
“I can’t express how much I’ve loved making this show…

Aziz Ansari Tells Comedy Club Audience He Feared For His Career Following Misconduct Allegations

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In a pre-tour “pop-up” set at Manhattan’s Comedy Cellar last night, comic Aziz Ansari addressed last year’s sexual misconduct allegations that the Netflix Master of None creator says left him “really upset and humiliated a…

‘Extra’ Host A.J. Calloway Suspended By Warner Bros. As Sex Misconduct Investigation Expands

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A.J. Calloway, the Extra host who has been accused of sexual assault and other misconduct by several women, has been suspended by Warner Bros. pending further investigation of the allegations.
“Upon becoming aware of allegations of sexual miscond…

Monica Potter Claims Resisting Harvey Weinstein Seduction Barred Her From ‘Cider House Rules’ Role

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Actress Monica Potter claims that she lost a chance to appear in the 1999 film The Cider House Rules because she rejected Harvey Weinstein’s advances.
Speaking to her hometown Cleveland television station WKYC on its Let’s Be Clear show, Po…

Kevin Spacey Lawyers Argue Against Accuser’s Anonymity In Alleged Malibu Groping

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Actor Kevin Spacey is telling a federal court that a lawsuit against him will be prejudiced unless his accuser is named in an alleged Malibu sexual touching case he faces.
Spacey has been accused by a massage therapist of forced sexual touching during …

‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ Author Jay Asher Sues Children’s Book Society Over Sex Allegations

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The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and the group’s executive director are being sued by Thirteen Reasons Why author Jay Asher, alleging they never properly investigated sexual harassment complaints against him and torpe…

Harvey Weinstein Docu Sundance Debut Draws “Technical Difficulties” & A-Listers

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The world premiere tonight at the Sundance Film Festival of the Harvey Weinstein documentary Untouchable didn’t mention the Park City gathering itself where the now disgraced producer held court for years but some drama of its own.
Initially delayed by…

Harvey Weinstein’s New Defense Team Includes Rose McGowan’s Ex-Lawyer

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Days before a blistering documentary on Harvey Weinstein’s allegedly vast sexual misconduct is set to debut at the Sundance Film Festival, the much-accused producer has assembled a new criminal defense team that features a lawyer who helped one of his …

Anthony Rapp Feared Kevin Spacey Sex Assaults Would “Keep Happening” If He Didn’t Speak Out

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Anthony Rapp claimed during a red carpet interview that he came forward with sex assault accusations against Kevin Spacey because he feared such incidents would keep happening if he remained silent.
Speaking out during a red carpet interview at the pre…

Les Moonves Will Fight For His $120M Exit Package, CBS Confirms

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In a terse regulatory filing, CBS has confirmed that its former CEO, Les Moonves, isn’t going away without a fight.
In December, the company’s board cited the findings of its internal investigation in declaring that Moonves had been fired f…

Harvey Weinstein’s Main Defense Lawyer To Exit As Rape Trial Looms

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Less than four months before a criminal trial is set to start that could see Harvey Weinstein behind bars for life, the much accused producer’s primary and very public defense lawyer is stepping down.
Benjamin Brafman will move to have New York S…

Rajkumar Hirani, Acclaimed Indian Film Director, Faces Sex Harassment Accusation

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Bollywood fans reacted in shock today at a report that Rajkumar Hirani, one of India’s most successful and acclaimed filmmakers, has been accused by an actress of sexual harassment.
Hirani has denied the allegations and no lawsuit has been filed….

Oprah Sets Bradley Cooper, Michael B. Jordan & Beto O’Rourke Q&A For NYC

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EXCLUSIVE: By next month, Oscar nominations will be out and 2020 Presidential ambitions will be crystalizing and Oprah Winfrey is bringing some of the biggest names in both categories to Times Square for a chat.
A Star Is Born star and director Bradley…

Harvey Weinstein Gets Ashley Judd’s Sexual Harassment Claim Dismissed

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Harvey Weinstein hasn’t prevailed in his desire to see Ashley Judd’s case against him put on ice as he fights a potential life behind bars rape prosecution in New York. However, the disgraced producer did succeed today in having the Berlin Station acto…

Skydance’s Hire Of John Lasseter Is “Condoning Abuse,” Says Time’s Up

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Skydance CEO David Ellison had to know there would be critics of his hiring of John Lasseter to run the company’s animation division but he might not have expected it to be so denounced as what Time’s Up said today.
“Hiring decisions …

Kevin Spacey Attorneys Ask Judge If Their Client Can Skip Sex Assault Arraignment

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Kevin Spacey wants to skip his upcoming arraignment next month on sex assault charges. Lawyers for Spacey have filed a motion asking that his presence at a scheduled Jan. 7 hearing in Nantucket District Court be excused. No reason was disclosed.
The mo…

Steven Seagal No Longer Under Siege By LA DA For Sex Abuse Claims

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For the second time this year, Vladimir Putin’s favorite action star has evaded a sex crimes probe by the Los Angeles County District Attorney.
Jackie Lacey’s office today revealed that they have “declined” possible charges against Steven Seagal for an…

Salim Akil Abuse Accuser Calls OWN’s ‘Love Is’ Cancellation “The Right Thing”

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EXCLUSIVE: “I got to a point where I could no longer live with myself and be the mother I wanted to be, be the Amber I always dreamed of being if I tolerated the history of the abuse,” says Amber Dixon Brenner of why she recently filed a domestic abuse…