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October 31, 2017

House of Cards season 6 production suspended amid Kevin Spacey allegations

Production of the House of Cards, one of the most celebrated political TV series, is to be suspended among controversy over a sexual harassment allegation to involving main star Kevin Spacey.

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October 13, 2017

Emma Thompson says Harvey Weinstein sex abuse allegations are ‘just the tip of the iceberg’

The allegations against Harvey Weinstein are just the tip of the iceberg, Hollywood actress Emma Thompson has warned.

The Harry Potter and Sense and Sensibility star said that the movie producer was just one “predator” at the top of a system full of people who exploit young women.

Weinstein, 65, has been fired from his production company and faces the possibility of criminal charges in the US and the UK.

His fall from grace came after a New York Times expose about his sexual harassment and sexual assaults of actresses and employees over three decades opened the floodgates to a string of accusations from leading actresses such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina [...]

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October 11, 2017

Thor star Tessa Thompson: Harvey Weinstein allegations show ‘systemic’ disrespect of women in Hollywood

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A supporter of the opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) wears oranges during a protest calling for the sacking of election board officials involved in August’s cancelled presidential vote, in Nairobi, Kenya

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Palestinian and Israeli women march, as part of an event organised by “Women Wage Peace” group calling for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, near the Jordan River, in the [...]

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October 6, 2017

Harvey Weinstein responds to sexual harassment allegations with bizarre statement

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein appeared to misquote the rapper Jay Z and channel his anger towards the National Rifle Association in a strange response to a newspaper’s allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances on a number women. 

The 65-year-old was accused of sexual harassment or unwanted physical contact by a report in The New York Times, which alleged that at least eight of Mr Weinstein’s accusers had reached settlements with him. 

Actress Ashley Judd was among the women who was quoted by the newspaper. The report also cited a letter circulated by a female employee of the Weinstein Company, Lauren O’Connor, that warned of a “toxic environment for [...]

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