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Weinstein accuser reveals video of apparent harassment

The disgraced Hollywood mogul has been accused by dozens of women of a litany of sexual misconduct ranging from harassment to rape.

#MeToo takes a hit in Asia Argento underage sex case

The New York Times reported on Sunday that Argento, 42, paid actor Jimmy Bennett US$380,000 in hush money after having sex with him when he was still underage.

Harvey Weinstein sued by German actress for alleged rape

Weinstein has been accused by dozens of women of a litany of sexual misconduct ranging from harassment to rape.

British actress can sue Weinstein for sex trafficking

Noble is one of more than 70 women, mostly young actresses and other women employed in the movie business, who have accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct, including rape.

Prosecutors review sex assault cases against actors Seagal, Anderson

Seagal, whose representative did not respond to requests for comment, was made a Russian citizen by President Vladimir Putin in 2016.

Hollywood mogul Weinstein pleads not guilty to new sex assault charge

Weinstein has repeatedly denied having any non-consensual sexual encounters.

Weinstein indicted for sex crimes against third woman

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said the fallen powerbroker whose films earned dozens of Oscars, could be jailed for a maximum of life or a minimum of 10 years if convicted of the latest charges.

Harvey Weinstein wants jury to rule on sex-assault insurance

Weinstein’s lawyers said they want an eight-day trial in federal court in Manhattan on the issue of insurers’ refusals to pick up the tab for his defense under policies that exclude coverage for “sexual molestation.”

Weinstein charged with rape, sex crime in New York

But for all the media circus, experts warn that any trial -- let alone a criminal conviction -- would still be a long way off.

Movie producer Weinstein to surrender on sex assault charges

Film stars who have publicly accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct include Uma Thurman and Salma Hayek.

Farrow, the Pulitzer-winning whiz behind #MeToo cause

Ronan Farrow's journalistic skills helped birth the #MeToo movement.

American actress Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein for defamation, sexual harassment

American actress Ashley Judd on Monday filed a defamation and sexual harassment lawsuit against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, alleging that he damaged her career after she refused his sexual advances.

Times reporting on Weinstein to be turned into Hollywood film

Harvey Weinstein made a clutch of Oscar-winning films. Now, the disgraced movie mogul will be the subject of a film -- about the accusations of sexual harassment and assault that ended his career and the New York Times team that broke the story.

New York Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for #MeToo watershed

The prestigious prize has been awarded to the Times team led by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey and New Yorker contributor Ronan Farrow.

Stage set for Oscars to mark year eclipsed by #MeToo

Hollywood's awards season reaches its glittering climax on Sunday at the Oscars, with fairy tale romance "The Shape of Water" and dark crime comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" neck-and-neck in the race for the major statuettes.

NY state files lawsuit against Weinstein and Co

State attorney general Eric Schneiderman says the lawsuit was filed in New York County Supreme Court and included new allegations about Harvey Weinstein's 'vicious and exploitative mistreatment' of employees.

Uma Thurman details Weinstein ‘attack’

Thurman told The New York Times in an interview published Saturday of two incidents in London that took place after the release of 1994's Oscar-winning "Pulp Fiction."

Weinstein’s waning power broke code of silence, Rachel Weisz says

Weisz believed that Harvey Weinstein's lack of economic pulling power encouraged women to come forth and speak out against him.

Reporting of sexual assault surges in France post-Weinstein

Number of complaints for sexual assault and rape rose 31.5% in the last quarter of 2017 compared with the same period in 2016.

#MeToo effect: Calls flood US sexual assault hotlines

Calls spiked when the movement began in October, with people waiting up to three hours to talk to someone at the country’s largest one, the National Sexual Assault Hotline.

French star Deneuve defends men’s ‘right’ to chat up women

Deneuve has made no secret of her annoyance at social media campaigns to shame men accused of harassing women.

‘Blackout’ on Globes red carpet for harassment victims

Hollywood's A-listers on Sunday turned out en masse in black -- a sartorial show of force to draw attention to sexual harassment in showbiz and other industries.

Cate Blanchett to head Cannes festival jury

The choice of Blanchett will be seen as politically charged after a year in which the sexual harassment scandal surrounding Weinstein sparked a deluge of allegations against powerful men in entertainment, politics and the media.

Head of New York City Ballet retires after abuse allegations

The 71-year-old stands accused by 2 dozen dancers of verbal and physical abuse as well as using his power to extort sexual favours.