CNN’s New York Office Evacuates Over Bomb Threat

CNN’s New York headquarters has been evacuated late Thursday night due to a nearby bomb threat. It is unclear whether the threat was directed at CNN or another location close by. CNN’s Brian Stelter tweeted that the headquarters had been ev…

CNN’s New York headquarters has been evacuated late Thursday night due to a nearby bomb threat. It is unclear whether the threat was directed at CNN or another location close by. CNN’s Brian Stelter tweeted that the headquarters had been evacuated while NYPD investigates. The network is airing taped programming due to the disruption, including […]

Warner Bros. TV Investigating Salim Akil Abuse Claims

Warner Bros. TV has opened an investigation into the abuse claims recently leveled in a lawsuit against producer Salim Akil, Variety has confirmed. A woman named Amber Dixon Brenner filed a lawsuit this week against Akil–who is married to fellow …

Warner Bros. TV has opened an investigation into the abuse claims recently leveled in a lawsuit against producer Salim Akil, Variety has confirmed. A woman named Amber Dixon Brenner filed a lawsuit this week against Akil–who is married to fellow producer Mara Brock Akil–alleging domestic violence and breach of contract. She claims that she and Akil […]

Harvey Weinstein Scandal Inspires ‘Nina Wu’ By Taiwan’s Midi Z

Celebrated indie director Midi Z, has begun post-production of “Nina Wu,” a fiction film inspired by the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement. Adopting the tone of a psychological thriller, the film examines the difficulties faced by women …

Celebrated indie director Midi Z, has begun post-production of “Nina Wu,” a fiction film inspired by the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement. Adopting the tone of a psychological thriller, the film examines the difficulties faced by women working in the film industry. Z, whose real name is Chao Te-yin, was born in Myanmar […]

NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’ Fires Film Critic David Edelstein Over ‘Last Tango in Paris’ Rape Joke

NPR’s “Fresh Air” program has ended its association with David Edelstein following the film critic’s controversial joke about the “Last Tango in Paris” rape scene in the wake of director Bernardo Bertolucci’s d…

NPR’s “Fresh Air” program has ended its association with David Edelstein following the film critic’s controversial joke about the “Last Tango in Paris” rape scene in the wake of director Bernardo Bertolucci’s death. In a Facebook post, Edelstein posted an image of the rape scene with the caption, “Even grief is better with butter,” referencing […]

Ellen DeGeneres, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rob Lowe Urge for Gun Control Reform After Thousand Oaks Shooting: ‘My Heart Is Dust’

After a deadly shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., that left at least 12 people dead and dozens injured, Hollywood figures including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ellen Degeneres, and Rob Lowe turned to social media to pay respect to victims and urge for greater …

After a deadly shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., that left at least 12 people dead and dozens injured, Hollywood figures including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ellen Degeneres, and Rob Lowe turned to social media to pay respect to victims and urge for greater gun control reform. Authorities identified the gunman as Ian David Long, a former Marine. […]

‘Sister Sister’ Star Tamera Mowry-Housley Looks for Niece After Thousand Oaks Shooting

“Sister Sister” actress Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband Adam Housley have taken to social media to search for their niece, who was at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif., when a gunman opened fire and killed 12 people and…

“Sister Sister” actress Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband Adam Housley have taken to social media to search for their niece, who was at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif., when a gunman opened fire and killed 12 people and injured dozens more on Wednesday night. The gunman, identified by authorities as former Marine Ian […]

At Least 11 People Killed in Shooting at Southern California Restaurant

UPDATED: At least 11 people were killed and many others injured in a mass shooting at a restaurant in Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles west of Los Angeles, authorities said Thursday. Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies told reporters that the attack on the …

UPDATED: At least 11 people were killed and many others injured in a mass shooting at a restaurant in Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles west of Los Angeles, authorities said Thursday. Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies told reporters that the attack on the Borderline Bar & Grill on Wednesday night had resulted in “multiple fatalities.” One […]

Harvey Weinstein Accused of Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Girl in New Complaint

Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexually assaulting a minor in an amended class action complaint filed Wednesday in New York. The fallen movie mogul vehemently denied the accusation, brought forth by an anonymous woman who said she was repeatedly …

Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexually assaulting a minor in an amended class action complaint filed Wednesday in New York. The fallen movie mogul vehemently denied the accusation, brought forth by an anonymous woman who said she was repeatedly attacked from 2002 to 2011, beginning when she was 16 and an aspiring model trying […]

Remembering Those Who Perished at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue (Guest Column)

I am a Pittsburgher. I grew up in Squirrel Hill, an amazing, diverse and accepting neighborhood. And Tree of Life, the synagogue that was attacked last weekend, is my synagogue. To be exact, Tree of Life is a building that houses three different congre…

I am a Pittsburgher. I grew up in Squirrel Hill, an amazing, diverse and accepting neighborhood. And Tree of Life, the synagogue that was attacked last weekend, is my synagogue. To be exact, Tree of Life is a building that houses three different congregations: Tree of Life, Dor Hadash, and New Light. The huge synagogues […]

SAG-AFTRA Responds to Sarah Scott Sexual Harassment Complaint

SAG-AFTRA has responded to Sarah Scott’s allegation that she was sexually harassed by Kip Pardue by advising its 160,000 members how to deal with such circumstances. In a message posted on the SAG-AFTRA website on Monday, the union did not addres…

SAG-AFTRA has responded to Sarah Scott’s allegation that she was sexually harassed by Kip Pardue by advising its 160,000 members how to deal with such circumstances. In a message posted on the SAG-AFTRA website on Monday, the union did not address Scott’s specific allegations, citing the confidentiality requirements of its procedures. Instead, SAG-AFTRA posted an […]

‘Superfly’ Actor and Rapper Kaalan Walker Faces Nine Felony Sexual Assault Charges

Actor and rapper Kaalan Walker was charged with nine felony sexual assault charges Tuesday after he was arrested last month for accusations of sexual assault dating back to 2016, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department. The s…

Actor and rapper Kaalan Walker was charged with nine felony sexual assault charges Tuesday after he was arrested last month for accusations of sexual assault dating back to 2016, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department. The series of sexual assaults, which all took place in Los Angeles County, involve aspiring […]

Busy Philipps Says James Franco Physically Assaulted Her on ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Set

Actress Busy Philipps doesn’t mince her words when it comes to describing her former co-star James Franco’s behavior while they filmed the 1999 TV series “Freaks and Geeks.” She says Franco was a “f—ing” bully …

Actress Busy Philipps doesn’t mince her words when it comes to describing her former co-star James Franco’s behavior while they filmed the 1999 TV series “Freaks and Geeks.” She says Franco was a “f—ing” bully on set and once shoved her to the ground. In an excerpt from Philipps’ upcoming memoir, “This Will Only Hurt a […]

’13 Reasons Why’ Producers on the Series’ ‘Eerie’ Similarities to Brett Kavanaugh Hearings

SPOILER ALERT: This post contains a spoiler for the end of “13 Reasons Why” Season 2.  The team behind Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” can’t help but notice the “eerie” parallels there seem to be between its s…

SPOILER ALERT: This post contains a spoiler for the end of “13 Reasons Why” Season 2.  The team behind Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” can’t help but notice the “eerie” parallels there seem to be between its series and the recent Senate testimonies of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford. Kristel Laiblin, an executive […]

Connie Chung Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted in Letter to Christine Blasey Ford

Journalist Connie Chung penned an open letter supporting Christine Blasey Ford, while for the first time publicly sharing her own experience with sexual assault. Chung addresses the letter, published Wednesday in the Washington Post, to Ford, who gave …

Journalist Connie Chung penned an open letter supporting Christine Blasey Ford, while for the first time publicly sharing her own experience with sexual assault. Chung addresses the letter, published Wednesday in the Washington Post, to Ford, who gave testimony on Thursday to the Senate that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were in high school […]

‘Criminal Minds’: Producers, Studio Kept ‘Tyrant’ Senior Staffer in Place Amid Abuse Allegations (EXCLUSIVE)

When “Criminal Minds” returns to CBS Wednesday night, it will do so with Greg St. Johns again aboard as director of photography. St. Johns has been a constant on the show, one of broadcast’s longest running current dramas, rising from A-camera operator…

When “Criminal Minds” returns to CBS Wednesday night, it will do so with Greg St. Johns again aboard as director of photography. St. Johns has been a constant on the show, one of broadcast’s longest running current dramas, rising from A-camera operator when the ABC Studios series premiered in 2006 to his current position as […]

‘Totally Helpless’: A Dad and Daughter’s Experience When a Concert Turns to Chaos

Ray Andersen, who moonlights as popular children’s entertainer Mr. Ray, was born into a love of music, having grown up in the iconic Pleasant Valley Way home immortalized in the Monkees’ 1967 hit “Pleasant Valley Sunday” by prev…

Ray Andersen, who moonlights as popular children’s entertainer Mr. Ray, was born into a love of music, having grown up in the iconic Pleasant Valley Way home immortalized in the Monkees’ 1967 hit “Pleasant Valley Sunday” by previous owners, and award-winning songwriters, Carole King and Gerry Goffin. No wonder his 13-year-old daughter also caught the […]

Kevin Spacey Sued by Anonymous Masseur for Sexual Battery

A lawsuit was filed against Kevin Spacey in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday, detailing alleged sexual crimes the actor is accused of committing against an anonymous masseur in October, 2016. The actor, who was dropped from Netflix’s “Ho…

A lawsuit was filed against Kevin Spacey in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday, detailing alleged sexual crimes the actor is accused of committing against an anonymous masseur in October, 2016. The actor, who was dropped from Netflix’s “House of Cards” in November 2017 following previous accusations of sexual harassment, now faces legal action concerning allegations […]

Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Nelly Dropped

The sexual assault lawsuit against Nelly has been dropped, the rapper’s lawyer confirmed Thursday. “Both parties agreed to drop the lawsuit. No settlement or money changed hands,” said attorney Scott Rosenblum in a statement to Variet…

The sexual assault lawsuit against Nelly has been dropped, the rapper’s lawyer confirmed Thursday. “Both parties agreed to drop the lawsuit. No settlement or money changed hands,” said attorney Scott Rosenblum in a statement to Variety. The announcement comes nine months after Washington State prosecutors declined to file charges in the second-degree rape case against the rapper […]

BØRNS Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations Following Flood of Claims on Social Media

Garrett Borns, known as indie rock artist BØRNS, is denying allegations of sexual misconduct, manipulation and harassment made by multiple young female fans. In tweets beginning Sept. 21, the women described meeting Borns at concerts — some when …

Garrett Borns, known as indie rock artist BØRNS, is denying allegations of sexual misconduct, manipulation and harassment made by multiple young female fans. In tweets beginning Sept. 21, the women described meeting Borns at concerts — some when they were teenagers — which led to years-long conversations via Instagram and Snapchat messages that, according to the […]

Time’s Up Calls for Brett Kavanaugh to Withdraw Supreme Court Nomination

Time’s Up, the organization that has been active in recent weeks in its support of Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers, has now called for Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination to join the United States’ highest co…

Time’s Up, the organization that has been active in recent weeks in its support of Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers, has now called for Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination to join the United States’ highest court. “Given the multiple serious allegations against him, Kavanaugh can no longer credibly serve on the nation’s highest […]

Bill Cosby To Learn His Fate at Sentencing Hearing

He’s gone from America’s Dad to convicted sex offender, and Bill Cosby will face his day of reckoning with the criminal justice system when he is sentenced this week for sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home back in 2004. Cosby,…

He’s gone from America’s Dad to convicted sex offender, and Bill Cosby will face his day of reckoning with the criminal justice system when he is sentenced this week for sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home back in 2004. Cosby, 81, is the first celebrity to be sentenced in the heated atmosphere […]