Matthew Weiner, the creator of “Mad Men,” is on the road promoting his new book “Heather: The Totality.” But his tour has been impacted by allegations of sexual harassment made by writer Kater Gordon. A Nov. 13 event to be held at Seattle University was canceled, as was a Nov. 12 event at Politics & […]
The Old Vic says it has received 20 allegations of inappropriate behaviour made against former artistic director Kevin Spacey. In a statement, the London theatre said it "truly apologises" for "not creating an environment or culture where people felt able to speak freely" and announced a "commitment to a new way forward". It comes following an investigation into Spacey's conduct while he was artistic director at the venue between 2004 and 2015.
An ongoing, updated list of all the entertainment industry figures who have been accused of sexual misconduct since the Harvey Weinstein news broke on Oct. 5, 2017.
Given the deluge of sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood, pretty much every famous type is being questioned about their stance on the issue.
DC Comics has fired veteran editor Eddie Berganza just days after former employees accused him of sexual assault. Berganza’s firing comes after Buzzfeed published a report detailing the editor’s long history of misconduct which included groping, forcibly kissing and shoving his tongue into the mouths of female employees, and making offensive comments. The editor oversaw […]
Plummer is replacing Spacey as J. Paul Getty in Ridley Scott's upcoming drama "All the Money in the World," which is still targeting a December 22 release.
Zentropa, the leading Scandinavia production company founded by Lars von Trier and Peter Aalbæk Jensen, has been accused by nine Danish women of fostering an environment where sexual harassment, degradation and bullying are rife. Labor inspectors are looking into the allegations, the Danish newspaper Politiken said Monday. The move comes after Politiken published allegations of […]
George Takei is accused of sexual assault by former model, Scott R. Brunton, who told The Hollywood Reporter that after two drinks with the “Star Trek” actor, he passed out and awoke with his “pants down around my ankles” and Takei groping him. Brunton told THR that he met Takei in 1981 at a bar in Hollywood, and they exchanged phone numbers.
UPDATED: Actor Anthony Edwards has opened up about allegedly being molested by Gary Goddard, a writer and producer (“Masters of the Universe”), and the founder and CEO of entertainment design firm The Goddard Group. Goddard, through a spokesman, has “unequivocally” denied Edwards’ allegations. In a detailed post on Medium, he described meeting Goddard when he was 12 […]
The "Jaws" actor reportedly exposed himself to the L.A. writer while the two were working on an ABC comedy special in 1987.
Ridley Scott’s decision to fire embattled actor Kevin Spacey and replace him with Christopher Plummer comes at a financial risk.
The BBC said Friday that it will not air upcoming Agatha Christie special “Ordeal by Innocence” while an investigation into actor Ed Westwick on allegations of sexual assault proceeds. Filming has been disrupted as well on another BBC series starring Westwick, “White Gold,” which is available on Netflix outside of the U.K. “Ordeal by Innocence” […]
Jenny McCarthy recounted an alleged casting couch encounter with Steven Seagal on Sirius XM Thursday amid new allegations regarding the actor from Julianna Margulies and Portia di Rossi, 19 years after McCarthy first shared the story. McCarthy detailed that she had shown up to audition for “Under Siege 2,” purposely wearing a muumuu so the […]
Update, with Westwick response Ed Westwick has responded to allegations of rape from two women, calling the claims “provably untrue.” His statement, tweeted today, reads: “It is disheartening and sad to me that as a result of two unverified and provably untrue social media claims, there are some in this environment who could ever conclude I have had anything to do with such vile and horrific conduct. I have absolutely not, and I am cooperating with the authorities so that…
Terry Crews filed a report with the Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday a month after publicly alleging that he was groped by an entertainment executive, Captain Cory Palka with the LAPD Hollywood station confirmed to Variety.
Portia de Rossi spoke out on Wednesday about her experiences with Steven Seagal, alleging that the actor conducted himself inappropriately while she was auditioning for one of his films. “My final audition for a Steven [Seagal] movie took place in his office,” she wrote on Twitter. “He told me how important it was to have […]
Westwick denies the allegations, writing on Instagram that he has never committed rape and does not know the accuser.
Actor Christian Slater says the "age of secrecy and hiding" is over in Hollywood and has heralded an era without abuse of power. Speaking to Sky News as he stars in Glengarry Glen Ross on London's West End, Slater admitted he had heard rumours and hearsay about behaviour in Hollywood over the years, but said it needed someone to speak out to bring it to an end. Addressing recent revelations about abuse of power involving producer Harvey Weinstein, and a number of actors, he said: "The age of secrecy and hiding things is over.
In the wake of the sexual harassment allegations flooding Hollywood as of late, Ben Affleck has evaluated his own behavior and is looking to be an ally when it comes to the issue. During an interview with the Associated Press for the upcoming Warner Bros. comic book blockbuster Justice League , Affleck said that he has been “looking at my own behavior and addressing that and making sure I'm part of the solution.” In addition, Affleck pointed out that sexual harassment…