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Lupita Nyong'o Details 'Bully' Harvey Weinstein's Advances in New Op-Ed

18 hours ago | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Lupita Nyong'o adds her name to a growing number of actresses (including Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Rose McGowan and Cara Delevingne) who are detailing their experiences of alleged sexual assault, abuse and/or harassment at the hands of producer Harvey Weinstein. In an Op-Ed for The New York Times on Thursday, Nyong'o said she had several encounters with him long before her breakout role in 2013's 12 Years a Slave. The New York Times was the first to break the story of Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual assaults and abuse.

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Rod Stewart's Wife Penny Lancaster Breaks Down as She Reveals She Was Drugged and Raped as a Young Model

19 October 2017 8:55 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Penny Lancaster revealed she was the victim of rape during her early career as a model.

During an episode of Loose Women where the panel discussed sexual harassment and assault, the 46-year-old wife of music icon Rod Stewart opened up about her own terrifying experience.

Lancaster explained that she had a job with a fashion designer who offered her to tag along to an industry event, according to Express.

“I was like, ‘Oh, someone might be interested. I might be able to get some more work,’ and that’s what you were out there doing as a model,” she recalled. »

- Stephanie Petit

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Rose McGowan Cancels Film Festival Appearance Due to ‘Compounding Factors’ Surrounding Her Harvey Weinstein Allegations

18 October 2017 10:56 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Rose McGowan has pulled out of a number of public appearances at a Kansas film festival.

On Wednesday evening, less than 24 hours before McGowan was scheduled to be honored at the Tallgrass Film Festival with an Ad Astra Award, organizers announced the actress would no longer be coming.

“We are sorry to announce that we’ve just been informed that Rose McGowan has canceled all upcoming public appearances due to compounding factors surrounding recent revelations in the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case,” the festival said in a press release.

“While we’re disappointed that Rose cannot be here with us in person, »

- Karen Mizoguchi

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Howard Stern on Harvey Weinstein: "When Did This Guy Have Time to Make Movies?"

18 October 2017 5:03 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Howard Stern made an appearance on day three of "Brooklyn Week" on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday to share his thoughts on Harvey Weinstein.

The veteran radio host did not pull any punches when it came to the movie mogul. "First of all, when did this guy have time to make movies?" he said, adding, "It's an unbelievable story."

Dozens of women — including Angelina Jolie, Lea Seydoux, Gwyneth Paltrow and Cara Delevingne — have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, abuse, and in some instances, rape, since the release of a bombshell New York Times report on Oct. 5.

"This big fat guy, he goes [to these women], »

- Lauren Huff

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Did Lana Del Rey Write 2012 Song ‘Cola’ About Harvey Weinstein?

18 October 2017 12:05 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Lana Del Rey‘s 2012 song “Cola” was reportedly inspired by Harvey Weinstein, the New York Post’s Page Six reports.

According to the outlet, the original lyrics to the track, were: “I got sweet taste for men who are older / It’s always been, so it’s no surprise / Harvey’s in the sky with diamonds / And he’s making me crazy / I come alive, alive / All he wants to do is party with his pretty baby … I know your wife, and she wouldn’t mind”; however, when Weinstein got wind of the track, Del Rey tweaked “Harvey” to “Ah, »

- Jeff Nelson

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Channing Tatum Parts Ways with The Weinstein Company: 'This Is a Giant Opportunity for Real Positive Change'

18 October 2017 10:54 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Channing Tatum is cutting all ties with Harvey Weinstein and the company still bearing his name.

On Wednesday, the actor announced his plans to part ways with The Weinstein Company on Facebook, and expressed his support for the women who have come forward and accused Weinstein of sexual harassment or assault.

“The brave women who had the courage to stand up and speak their truth about Harvey Weinstein are true heroes to us,” said Tatum and his producing partner, Reid Carolin, in a joint statement. “They are lifting the heavy bricks to build the equitable world we all deserve to live in. »

- Jodi Guglielmi

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Lena Headey of 'Game of Thrones' Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment

18 October 2017 8:35 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Game of Thrones star Lena Headey added her name to the growing roster of famous actresses coming forward about their alleged encounters with disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein.

In a series of tweets Tuesday, the British actress detailed two instances wherein she says Weinstein sexually harassed her, leading her to ultimately break down in tears while leaving an L.A. hotel.

"The first time I met Harvey Weinstein was at The Venice Film Festival," she began her statement, noting that she was in town to promote The Brothers Grimm, a 2005 fantasy »

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Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Accuses Dr. Larry Nassar of Sexually Abusing Her for Years: 'I Thought I Was Going to Die'

18 October 2017 7:54 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney is speaking out about the alleged sexual abuse she endured for years under embattled former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.

Maroney, 21, shared her story in a lengthy Twitter post early Wednesday, joining the long list of social media users who have shared their stories of sexual assault, harassment and abuse with the hashtag #MeToo.

“I was molested by Dr. Larry Nassar, the team doctor for the Us Women’s National Gymnastics Team, and Olympic team,” Maroney stated. “It started when I was 13 years old, at one of my first National Team training camps, in Texas, »

- Char Adams

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Recommended New Books on Filmmaking: ‘Dunkirk,’ Stan Brakhage, ‘Valerian,’ and More

18 October 2017 5:43 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

It’s time to catch up with some of the most interesting cinema-centric books of the last few months, and it’s a diverse list. There’s some Lego, some Nolan, some Star Wars (of course), and even some vintage Stan Brakhage. That’s range.

Off the Cliff: Making of Thelma & Louise by Becky Aikman (Penguin Press)

The career of Ridley Scott is full of peaks and valleys. One of the peaks was the release of Thelma & Louise in 1991. The cultural impact of this story of two female outlaws cannot be overstated, and Becky Aikman’s account of the making of the film helps explain why. Thelma & Louise involved a unique cast of characters, including stars Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis, as well as a young hunk named Brad Pitt. But the most memorable figures here are Scott, who knew his career needed a change but could not originally see »

- Christopher Schobert

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Broad City's Ilana Glazer Says She Fired Staffers After Being Sexually Harassed

17 October 2017 1:48 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Ilana Glazer is the latest celebrity to come forward with her own stories of sexual harassment.

The co-creator and star of hit Comedy Central show Broad City took to Instagram on Tuesday to use the #MeToo hashtag, which has become a rallying cry that thousands of women — and men — have been using on social media to share personal stories of sexual harassment and assault in the wake of numerous allegations brought against Harvey Weinstein.

“I’ve been sexually harassed countless times,” wrote Glazer, 30. “In middle school, in high school — by more teachers than students! At work as a waitress, at work as a showrunner! »

- Aurelie Corinthios

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Harvey Weinstein Resigns from His Movie Studio's Board of Directors in Wake of Sexual Assault Allegations

17 October 2017 11:55 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Harvey Weinstein has resigned from The Weinstein Company board of directors.

Although Weinstein was fired as co-chairman of the powerhouse studio on Oct. 8, he had continued to hold a seat on the board until Tuesday, according to Variety. The disgraced mogul still reportedly owns 22% of the company’s stock.

Earlier this month, the board fired Weinstein citing a violation of the company’s code of ethics. The move came shortly following a series of bombshell reports alleged he had committed sexual harassment and abuse over decades. The producer’s attorney, Patricia Glaser, has challenged the termination.

In response to the allegations, »

- Mike Miller

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Laura Dern Says Sexual Harassment Seemed Like a 'Prerequisite' to Working In Hollywood

17 October 2017 10:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Laura Dern says she started her career in Hollywood “with eyes wide open,” but still dealt with sexual harassment.

“I have not spoken to one person, nor will you tonight, who hasn’t had an experience with sexual harassment in the work place,” Dern told reporters on Elle‘s Women in Hollywood red carpet on Monday night. “It seemed as if it was supposed to be a prerequisite.”

Continued the actress, “I was one of the lucky few who was raised by an actress, I had a godmother who was an actress, and a father who was an actor. So »

- Lindsay Kimble

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Lena Headey Alleges Harvey Weinstein Was 'Furious' After She Refused His Advances: 'I Felt Completely Powerless'

17 October 2017 9:32 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Lena Headey is the latest actress to come forward with allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

The Game of Thrones star shared her story Tuesday on Twitter, detailing two alleged encounters with the movie mogul.

According to Headey, 44, she first met Weinstein, 65, at the Venice Film Festival, which at the time was showingThe Brothers Grimm, the 2005 Miramax movie she starred in alongside Matt Damon and Heath Ledger. (Headey also alleged that during shooting she was “subjected to endless bullying” by the film’s director Terry Gilliam, though she didn’t elaborate.)

“At one point Harvey asked me to take a walk down to the water, »

- Aurelie Corinthios

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Lena Headey Accuses Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Harassment: ‘I Felt Completely Powerless’

17 October 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Lena Headey has accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment in a series of four tweets posted to her official Twitter page that detail an encounter with the former head of The Weinstein Company that left the “Game of Thrones” star in tears. Headey first met Weinstein at the Venice Film Festival where she was promoting Terry Gilliam’s “The Brothers Grimm.” Miramax was co-distributor of the movie that also starred Matt Damon and Heath Ledger.

“At one point Harvey asked me to take a walk down to the water, I walked down with him and he stopped and made some suggestive comment, a gesture, I just laughed it off, I was genuinely shocked,” Headey writes. “I remember thinking, ‘It’s got to be a joke.’ I said something like, ‘Oh come on mate?! It’d be like kissing my dad! Let’s go get a drink, get back to the others. »

- Zack Sharf

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Lena Headey Accuses Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Harassment: ‘I Felt Completely Powerless’

17 October 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Lena Headey has accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment in a series of four tweets posted to her official Twitter page that detail an encounter with the former head of The Weinstein Company that left the “Game of Thrones” star in tears. Headey first met Weinstein at the Venice Film Festival where she was promoting Terry Gilliam’s “The Brothers Grimm.” Miramax was co-distributor of the movie that also starred Matt Damon and Heath Ledger.

“At one point Harvey asked me to take a walk down to the water, I walked down with him and he stopped and made some suggestive comment, a gesture, I just laughed it off, I was genuinely shocked,” Headey writes. “I remember thinking, ‘It’s got to be a joke.’ I said something like, ‘Oh come on mate?! It’d be like kissing my dad! Let’s go get a drink, get back to the others. »

- Zack Sharf

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Jennifer Lawrence Shares ‘Degrading’ Harassment Stories: Producer Told Her She Was ‘Perfectly F-ckable’

17 October 2017 6:14 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Jennifer Lawrence revealed her own experiences facing harassment when she was just starting out as an actress during a powerful speech at Elle‘s Women in Hollywood event in Los Angeles on Oct. 16, where the actress was one of eight honorees. Lawrence remembered the “degrading” requests made by producers for her to lost weight during one of her earliest auditions.

“When I was much younger and starting out, I was told by producers of a film to lose 15 pounds in two weeks,” Lawrence said. The actress was told that another young woman had already been fired from the role for not losing the weight fast enough.

Read More:Reese Witherspoon Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted By a Director When She Was 16 Years Old

Lawrence remembered another instance during the same time when a producer made her do a nude line-up with five other women who were thinner than her. “We »

- Zack Sharf

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Jennifer Lawrence Reveals She Had to Do 'Naked Line-Up' and Was Told to Lose Weight

17 October 2017 12:31 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Jennifer Lawrence opened up about the “humiliating” and “degrading” experience she had in the early days of her career.

The 27-year-old spoke Monday night about her experience as a woman in the movie industry at Elle‘s Women in Hollywood event sponsored by Calvin Klein and L’Oréal Paris.

The mother! actress, who was one of eight honorees at the L.A. event, explained that she was asked by producers to slim down drastically for one of her first roles.

“When I was much younger and starting out, I was told by producers of a film to lose 15 pounds in two weeks, »

- Aili Nahas and Alexia Fernandez

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Reese Witherspoon Was Sexually Assaulted By a Director at 16: 'I Wish I Could Tell You That Was an Isolated Incident'

17 October 2017 12:01 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Reese Witherspoon has spoken out about sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood, revealing she was just 16 when it happened to her for the first – but not the last  – time.

The actress, 41, reflected on women’s experiences in the film industry in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein during her speech at the Elle Women in Hollywood event sponsored by Calvin Klein and L’Oréal Paris on Monday night.

“This has been a really hard week for women in Hollywood, for women all over the world, and a lot of situations and a lot of industries are forced »

- Aili Nahas and Karen Mizoguchi

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Carnival Row: Jared Harris (The Crown) and Alice Krige (Tyrant) to Recur on Amazon Series

16 October 2017 7:35 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Carnival Row has some new company. Deadline reports Jared Harris and Alice Krige have joined the upcoming Amazon TV show.From Rene Echevarria and Paul McGuigan, the fantasy drama is set in a neo-Victorian city where “mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland have gathered in the city, and tensions are simmering between citizens and the growing immigrant population.” The cast includes Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne, David Gyasi, Indira Varma, Karla Crome, and Tamzin Merchant.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Carrie Fisher Once Sent a Cow’s Tongue to a Producer After He Sexually Assaulted Her Friend

16 October 2017 5:41 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

On screen she fought bad guys from a galaxy far, far away, but during her time on Earth, Carrie Fisher fought bad guys a lot closer to home.

The Star Wars actress’ longtime friend, Heather Ross, opened up to a Tucson, Arizona, radio station 94.9 MixFM about her own experiences with sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood, in the wake of the allegations leveled at producer Harvey Weinstein.

Ross revealed that an unnamed Oscar-winning producer (not Weinstein) had invited her for dinner and, when he picked her up, he pulled the car over and climbed in top of her, pinning her seat. »

- Alexia Fernandez

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