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Ann Curry Is Every Woman Cast Aside for a Shitty Media Man

Ann Curry must be celebrating. At least thats the fan fiction that lit up social media Wednesday morning following the news that Matt Lauer had been fired by NBC for inappropriate sexual behavior. Hes merely the newest addition to the perv lineup of famous men and respected newscasters to lose their jobs because of reports of systemic and predatory sexual misconduct. Hes also not the first Today show host to lose their job in a shocking, sudden mannerthough the previous ousting was hardly because of misconduct in any way, but,…

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Is Harvey Weinsteins Matt Lauer Biopic Starring Louis CK In Trouble?

This morning, longtime news anchor and host of the Today show Matt Lauer was fired from NBC for allegedly engaging in multiple instances of sexual harassment. Amid the controversy, however, many have some serious doubts about an upcoming, high-profile project he was recently associated with, which now begs the question: Is Harvey Weinstein’s Matt Lauer biopic starring Louis CK in trouble? Let’s just say… this isn’t looking good. According to those close to the matter, Lauer’s harassment allegations are presenting some serious hurdles for the film, titled American Newsman: The…

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Uma Thurman breaks silence on Harvey Weinstein, saying #metoo

Actor who worked on seven films with disgraced mogul says she is taking pleasure in his downfall Uma Thurman has broken her silence on Harvey Weinstein, saying of the ongoing stream of allegations against him: Im glad its going slowly you dont deserve a bullet. The actor, who worked on seven films with Weinstein including Pulp Fiction and the Kill Bill movies, posted a picture of herself as The Bride from Kill Bill. In the post, ostensibly about Thanksgiving, she said she was grateful today, to be alive, for all…

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Quentin Tarantino ‘heartbroken’ over Harvey Weinstein allegations

Director breaks silence on scandal surrounding the producer, who has collaborated on many of his films including Django Unchained Harvey Weinstein, declaring himself stunned and heartbroken by the allegations of sexual assault and abuse by the producer. The director made his comments via the Twitter account of Amber Tamblyn on Thursday, had asked her to share a statement on his behalf after the pair had a long dinner. The statement read: For the last week, Ive been stunned and heartbroken about the revelations that have come to light about my…

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James Van Der Beek says he was sexually harassed by ‘older, powerful men’

Dawsons Creek star says he was groped and the victim of inappropriate sexual conversations, as he voices support for women who have spoken out against Harvey Weinstein James Van Der Beek has revealed his own experiences of sexual harassment at the hands of older, powerful men in Hollywood, as the allegations around a writers hotel-room experience with a powerful man. The former Dawsons Creek actor went on to recount his own personal experience of abuse, though he did not name names. Ive had my ass grabbed by older, powerful men,…

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Rose McGowan suspended from Twitter after Ben Affleck tweets

Actor who has spoken out in Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal is banned in move that will reignite controversy around Twitter abuse rules Actor Rose McGowan, in an Instagram post. During this period she is not able to send tweets or retweets from her account, unless she deletes tweets that violate our rules, the notification from Twitter said. It was not immediately clear which tweets had fallen foul of Twitter regulations. McGowan has been a vocal figure in the Weinstein scandal since the New York Times broke the story last…

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Donna Karan defends Harvey Weinstein: ‘Are women asking for it?’

Fashion designer praises producer accused of harassment and suggests women presenting all the sensuality and all the sexuality are asking for trouble Fashion designer Donna Karan has come to the defence of film producer Harvey Weinstein by praising the movie mogul and saying women who dress sensually are asking for trouble. Weinsteins alleged conduct has been He was fired by the board of the Weinstein Company on Sunday after it learned of new information about his behaviour. The producer had been on a leave of absence after the Daily Mail…

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