Kevin Spacey: prosecutors drop case accusing actor of groping teen

July 25, 2019

The actor was accused of sexually assaulting an 18 -year-old man at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016 Prosecutors lowered a case on Wednesday accusing Kevin Spacey of fondling a young man at a resort island barroom in 2016, after the accuser refused to testify about a missing cellphone the protection says contains information supporting the actor’s claims of innocence. Spacey was charged with indecent assault and battery last…

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#MeToo and Hollywood: what’s changed in the industry a year on?

October 11, 2018

In the past 12 months, talk of change and proposed structural changes within the industry have altered the pendulum but more work is required It was always about far more than a hashtag. Tarana Burke should be the first person has been described in any clause about #MeToo, the free movement of persons that has amplified a mutter network and induced ructions in the media industry that were well overdue….

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Small screen survivors: how US TV is handling the #MeToo movement

July 3, 2018

GLOW, The Good Fight and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt are bringing narratives of the status of women dealing with sexual abuse to the front. Minor spoilers ahead In the new season of GLOW, we watch as Ruth, give full play to Alison Brie, prepares to go to a dinner had met with the head of the TV station her show is featured on. His secretary tells her he adoration the employment…

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How Bill Cosby went from ‘America’s dad’ to convicted sex offender

May 25, 2018

Before his dramatic downfall, culminating in a guilty finding, Cosby seemed to be at the crest of exactly what they been an extraordinary public life Bill Cosby went very close to cementing his legacy as America’s sweater-clad father figure and no-nonsense moral voice for the ages. Instead he may succumb in a prison cell after being exposed as war criminals whom dozens of the status of women articulate medication and…

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What next for the TV shows caught in the post-Weinstein crossfire?

December 2, 2017

Shows from House of Cards to Transparent are in limbo thanks to allegations about their stars. Cancelling them would punish innocent co-stars and crew so what should they do? Until this very recent, post-Weinstein age, predators were protected in large part by a distaste for the very idea of sexual abuse: it was so strong that it amounted to a collective phobia. Denial was easier than confrontation; disbelief of victims…

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Child abuse documentary Hollywood ‘didn’t want you to see’ goes viral

December 1, 2017

The film An Open Secret died upon liberate in 2015, but is realise a renewed interest online amid a cascade of accusations against Hollywoods elite When the documentary Harvey Weinstein‘s alleged sexual abuse set off a chain-reaction, with Kevin Spacey among those accused of harassment and worse. Corey Feldman, a former child performer who says he was the victim of a paedophile reverberate, has raised more than $170,000 through pleaded…

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Game of Thrones’ star Jason Momoa joked about raping ‘beautiful women’ on show

October 15, 2017

Footage of the actor, soon to be seen as Aquaman in Justice League, joking about sexual assault has been unearthed from a panel in 2011 Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa made a joke about raping beautiful women in recently unearthed footage from 2011. The actor, who played Khal Drogo on the hit HBO show, was making a comment about the extreme acts hes allowed to get away with during…

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