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# hollywood - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Liam Neeson on 'fantastic' Leo Varadkar, Brexit and doing fight scenes aged 65
# The Commuter
# The Commuter

Liam Neeson on 'fantastic' Leo Varadkar, Brexit and doing fight scenes aged 65

Jan 17th 2018, 7:00 PM 30,219 Views 47 Comments

The Ballymena-born actor talked to us as his new film The Commuter was released in Ireland.

# hollywood - Monday 15 January, 2018

Comedian Aziz Ansari responds to allegation of sexual assault
# New York
# New York

Comedian Aziz Ansari responds to allegation of sexual assault

Jan 15th 2018, 7:41 AM 34,472 Views 95 Comments

Ansari says he believed the encounter was consensual but previously apologised to the woman.

# hollywood - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Liam Neeson says there's a 'witch hunt' in Hollywood over harassment allegations
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Liam Neeson says there's a 'witch hunt' in Hollywood over harassment allegations

Jan 13th 2018, 8:16 AM 47,518 Views 81 Comments

The actor said that he was “on the fence” about allegations against Dustin Hoffman, but added that the movement was “healthy”.

# hollywood - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Michael Douglas preemptively denies sexual harassment claim
# Hollywood Reporter
# Hollywood Reporter

Michael Douglas preemptively denies sexual harassment claim

Jan 10th 2018, 8:30 PM 43,812 Views 67 Comments

The actor said he expects a former employee to accuse him of acting inappropriately in front of her 32 years ago.

# hollywood - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis accused of rape and sexual assault
# Me Too
# Me Too

Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis accused of rape and sexual assault

Jan 6th 2018, 8:32 AM 30,412 Views 41 Comments

A civil lawsuit against Haggis has encouraged more women to come forward.

# hollywood - Monday 18 December, 2017

Dermot Bannon discovered that some people in LA have their own 'botox room' built into their houses
# Far From Hollywood
From The Daily Edge
# Far From Hollywood

Dermot Bannon discovered that some people in LA have their own 'botox room' built into their houses

Dec 18th 2017, 9:19 AM 4,834 Views 3 Comments

One place had its own igloo as well.

# hollywood - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Walt Disney Company makes deal to buy 21st Century Fox for €44.3 billion
# Media Merger
# Media Merger

Walt Disney Company makes deal to buy 21st Century Fox for €44.3 billion

Dec 14th 2017, 1:27 PM 11,831 Views 43 Comments

21st Century Fox’s television stations and Fox News channel will be spun off before the sale.

# hollywood - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'Let's finally do something about it': Harvey Weinstein accused of racketeering in class action suit
# Class Action
# Class Action

'Let's finally do something about it': Harvey Weinstein accused of racketeering in class action suit

Dec 6th 2017, 10:00 PM 17,914 Views 8 Comments

Lawyers said the women were “assaulted, imprisoned in hotel rooms, airplanes and his home, and faced career-ending threats if they refused his unwanted advances and requests”.

'Silence breakers' named as Time's Person of the Year
# Me Too
# Me Too

'Silence breakers' named as Time's Person of the Year

Dec 6th 2017, 1:15 PM 24,336 Views 65 Comments

The award is dedicated to people who went public with allegations of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood and beyond.

# hollywood - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

US talkshow host Charlie Rose suspended over sexual harassment allegations
# Harassment In Hollywood
# Harassment In Hollywood

US talkshow host Charlie Rose suspended over sexual harassment allegations

Nov 21st 2017, 7:53 AM 15,917 Views 119 Comments

“I always felt that I was pursuing shared feelings, even though I now realise I was mistaken,” the 75-year-old said.

# hollywood - Monday 20 November, 2017

Lena Dunham apologises for defending friend accused of rape
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Lena Dunham apologises for defending friend accused of rape

Nov 20th 2017, 9:57 AM 41,678 Views 124 Comments

Separately, Emmy-winning actor Jeffrey Tambor announced yesterday he is leaving the Amazon series Transparent.

# hollywood - Friday 17 November, 2017

Sylvester Stallone says claims he sexually assaulted 16-year-old in 1980s are 'ridiculous'
# Allegations
# Allegations

Sylvester Stallone says claims he sexually assaulted 16-year-old in 1980s are 'ridiculous'

Nov 17th 2017, 6:22 PM 25,977 Views 81 Comments

The girl did not press charges, but details of the alleged incident were filed on a police report.

Sarah Silverman on Louis CK's misconduct: 'Can you still love someone who did bad things?'
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Sarah Silverman on Louis CK's misconduct: 'Can you still love someone who did bad things?'

Nov 17th 2017, 9:06 AM 42,144 Views 71 Comments

Louis CK last week admitted to sexual misconduct against numerous women.

# hollywood - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Kevin Spacey accused of 20 incidences of inappropriate behaviour from his time at London's Old Vic theatre
# Accusations
# Accusations

Kevin Spacey accused of 20 incidences of inappropriate behaviour from his time at London's Old Vic theatre

Nov 16th 2017, 12:52 PM 21,602 Views 41 Comments

Spacey was artistic director at the famous venue for 11 years from 2003.

# hollywood - Monday 13 November, 2017

Hundreds march through Hollywood in protest against sexual abuse
# Me Too
# Me Too

Hundreds march through Hollywood in protest against sexual abuse

Nov 13th 2017, 1:21 PM 9,594 Views 36 Comments

A crowd gathered at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, which hosts the Academy Awards ceremonies.

# hollywood - Friday 10 November, 2017

Actress Ellen Page has written a powerful essay on sexual harassment and how she was 'outed' on set
# Facebook Post
# Facebook Post

Actress Ellen Page has written a powerful essay on sexual harassment and how she was 'outed' on set

Nov 10th 2017, 9:43 PM 37,306 Views 36 Comments

“He “outed” me with no regard for my well-being”

Ellen Page has written a powerful essay on sexual harassment and how she was 'outed' on set
# Facebook Post
From The Daily Edge
# Facebook Post

Ellen Page has written a powerful essay on sexual harassment and how she was 'outed' on set

Nov 10th 2017, 7:12 PM 7,022 Views 0 Comments

“He “outed” me with no regard for my well-being”

# hollywood - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Comedian Louis CK and actor Steven Seagal latest to face accusations of sexual harassment
# Emerging Scandal
# Emerging Scandal

Comedian Louis CK and actor Steven Seagal latest to face accusations of sexual harassment

Nov 9th 2017, 8:21 PM 50,140 Views 80 Comments

The New York Times reported this evening that Louis CK has been accused by five women.

# hollywood - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Studio cuts ties with director after Olivia Munn and others accuse him of sexual misconduct
# Brett Ratner
# Brett Ratner

Studio cuts ties with director after Olivia Munn and others accuse him of sexual misconduct

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:15 PM 37,149 Views 62 Comments

Munn claims Brett Ratner masturbated in front of her on a film set.

# hollywood - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Dustin Hoffman accused of sexually harassing a teenage intern during 1980s
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Dustin Hoffman accused of sexually harassing a teenage intern during 1980s

Nov 1st 2017, 3:11 PM 56,094 Views 100 Comments

The Oscar-winning actor has apologised and said the event “is not reflective of who I am”.

# hollywood - Monday 30 October, 2017

Actor Kevin Spacey accused of 30-year-old sexual assault, comes out as gay in response
# Accusation
# Accusation

Actor Kevin Spacey accused of 30-year-old sexual assault, comes out as gay in response

Oct 30th 2017, 8:22 AM 85,986 Views 147 Comments

Star Trek: Discovery actor Anthony Rapp has accused Spacey of assaulting him when he was 14-years-old.

# hollywood - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

James Toback: Another 200 women contact LA Times with sexual harassment claims
# Film Director
# Film Director

James Toback: Another 200 women contact LA Times with sexual harassment claims

Oct 25th 2017, 8:33 AM 18,436 Views 54 Comments

These claims come two days after 38 women told the paper that Toback had harassed them.

# hollywood - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Weinstein's former assistant claims he used to try to pull her into his bed
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

Weinstein's former assistant claims he used to try to pull her into his bed

Oct 24th 2017, 9:03 AM 21,367 Views 55 Comments

Meanwhile, Matt Damon has said he was aware of Gwyneth Paltrow’s experience with the producer.

# hollywood - Monday 23 October, 2017

38 women accuse Hollywood writer and director James Toback of sexual harassment
# Accused
# Accused

38 women accuse Hollywood writer and director James Toback of sexual harassment

Oct 23rd 2017, 7:18 AM 35,390 Views 43 Comments

Toback has denied all the allegations.

# hollywood - Sunday 15 October, 2017

UK police investigating 3 more sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein
# London
# London

UK police investigating 3 more sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein

Oct 15th 2017, 4:22 PM 14,478 Views 23 Comments

The force did not name Weinstein, in keeping with its policy of not identifying suspects who have not been charged.

# hollywood - Saturday 14 October, 2017

The Oscars Academy is considering expelling Harvey Weinstein over 'abhorrent' allegations
# Allegations
# Allegations

The Oscars Academy is considering expelling Harvey Weinstein over 'abhorrent' allegations

Oct 14th 2017, 12:06 PM 10,709 Views 36 Comments

On Thursday, American actress Rose McGowan became the fourth woman to accuse the 65-year-old of raping her.

# hollywood - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

The Harvey Weinstein controversy: A timeline of the powerful producer's rapid downfall
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

The Harvey Weinstein controversy: A timeline of the powerful producer's rapid downfall

Oct 11th 2017, 4:48 PM 26,069 Views 30 Comments

Last Thursday, The New York Times published an investigation into years’ worth of assault allegations.

# hollywood - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Weinstein scandal: The New Yorker publishes three new rape allegations
# Harvey Weinstein
# Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein scandal: The New Yorker publishes three new rape allegations

Oct 10th 2017, 6:00 PM 18,340 Views 94 Comments

Harvey Weinstein was fired on Sunday by the Weinstein Company.

# hollywood - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Harvey Weinstein on 'indefinite leave' as film company investigates sexual harassment claims
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Harvey Weinstein on 'indefinite leave' as film company investigates sexual harassment claims

Oct 7th 2017, 9:30 AM 14,055 Views 25 Comments

A New York Times exposé chronicled allegations said to have taken place over the course of decades.

# hollywood - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein apologises after sex harassment claims
# Statement
# Statement

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein apologises after sex harassment claims

Oct 5th 2017, 10:55 PM 19,027 Views 46 Comments

According to the New York Times, Weinstein’s allegedly inappropriate behaviour goes back nearly three decades.

# hollywood - Saturday 16 September, 2017

One of Hollywood's legendary supporting actors has died at the age of 91
# Harry Dean Stanton
# Harry Dean Stanton

One of Hollywood's legendary supporting actors has died at the age of 91

Sep 16th 2017, 7:35 AM 45,032 Views 20 Comments

Harry Dean Stanton had a long career in film.

# hollywood - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Third woman claims she was sexually assaulted by film director Roman Polanski
# Allegations
# Allegations

Third woman claims she was sexually assaulted by film director Roman Polanski

Aug 16th 2017, 1:05 PM 16,106 Views 23 Comments

Although the statute of limitations has expired on her case, she could be called to testify in a future trial.

# hollywood - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:20 PM 24,810 Views 28 Comments

He had been recovering from back surgery.

# hollywood - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

There's now a war of words between the voice of Kermit and the makers of the Muppets
# Not Leaving Quietly
# Not Leaving Quietly

There's now a war of words between the voice of Kermit and the makers of the Muppets

Jul 18th 2017, 3:43 PM 21,673 Views 30 Comments

Longtime voice actor Steve Whitmire was dismissed from the show.

# hollywood - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman
# Public Drunkenness
# Public Drunkenness

Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman

Jul 13th 2017, 10:39 AM 21,872 Views 28 Comments

“I am deeply ashamed of my behaviour and make no excuses for it,” the 31-year-old wrote on Twitter.

# hollywood - Thursday 6 July, 2017

TV star Blac Chyna exploring 'all legal options' amid Rob Kardashian 'revenge porn' claims
# Explicit Photos
# Explicit Photos

TV star Blac Chyna exploring 'all legal options' amid Rob Kardashian 'revenge porn' claims

Jul 6th 2017, 4:12 PM 29,428 Views 23 Comments

Her former fiancé shared explicit photos on Twitter and Instagram.

# hollywood - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'I suddenly thought: 'Oh my god, I'm in Twin Peaks!'
# Amy Shiels
# Amy Shiels

'I suddenly thought: 'Oh my god, I'm in Twin Peaks!'

May 20th 2017, 8:15 PM 23,811 Views 6 Comments

We talked to the Irish actress Amy Shiels about the experience.

# hollywood - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Barry Manilow speaks about hiding his gay relationship for nearly 40 years
# I Write The Songs
# I Write The Songs

Barry Manilow speaks about hiding his gay relationship for nearly 40 years

Apr 5th 2017, 9:31 PM 27,288 Views 50 Comments

The entertainer was married to his long-time partner in 2014.

# hollywood - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'I want my kids to know there is no shame in getting help': Ben Affleck speaks out about his alcohol addiction
# Alcoholism
# Alcoholism

'I want my kids to know there is no shame in getting help': Ben Affleck speaks out about his alcohol addiction

Mar 15th 2017, 9:39 AM 23,445 Views 27 Comments

The Hollywood star said he had recently completed treatment.

# hollywood - Thursday 23 February, 2017

A US judge has ruled you have a right to know all these actors' ages
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

A US judge has ruled you have a right to know all these actors' ages

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:08 PM 31,677 Views 36 Comments

The Screen Actors Guild thinks publishing actor’s ages leads to discrimination.