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# Hollywood
Court dismisses Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein
Judd can now pursue defamation claims against the disgraced producer.
# metoo
'Because of her I was never a victim': Saoirse Ronan says her mother protected her from abuse in Hollywood
The three-time Oscar nominee credits her mother’s presence with keeping her away from abusive behaviour in the industry.
# wreck-it ralph
John C Reilly: 'Irish citizenship? I am dead serious - I would love that to happen'
The US comedian has played a range of different men throughout his career – but he’d really like to be an Irishman.
# Eighth Amendment
'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar
She paid tribute to her in a letter published in Porter magazine.
# asian generation
Why the film Crazy Rich Asians could be a gamechanger for Hollywood
It’s the first Hollywood movie in a quarter of a century to feature an majority-Asian cast — a feat not matched since The Joy Luck Club in 1993.
# Hollywood
The Academy is to create an Oscar award for 'popular' films
It’s unclear whether the category will be in place for next year’s ceremony.
# Hollywood
Council wants to remove Trump's star from Walk of Fame
The vote came after a man accused of taking a pickax to the star last month was charged with a felony count of vandalism.
# they're calling again
There's talk of Kelsey Grammer putting a Frasier reboot together
The new show could be based in a different city.
# hollywood boulevard
Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star is back after being vandalised with a pickaxe
Witnesses saw a man remove the pickaxe from a guitar case and swing it at the brass-rimmed star.
# costa corallina
George Clooney 'hurt in scooter crash' in Italy
He was treated for minor injuries.
# Hollywood
Harvey Weinstein facing new sex crime charges involving third woman
Weinstein has denied all accusations of nonconsensual sex.
# the happy prince
Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'
The actor has directed and written a new film about Oscar Wilde.
# Hollywood
Hundreds put out of work as a result of Roseanne's racist tweet - and some workers unlikely to get paid
The cancellation came on the first day of meetings for the newly assembled writers..
# in production
Michael Fassbender-backed film secures Irish funding before the fund's website even goes live
Calm With Horses starts filming later this month.
# metoo
People are really here for Chris Evans' approach to the #MeToo movement
Pay attention.
# Dare to Zlatan
'Dear Los Angeles, you're welcome' - Zlatan announces Galaxy move with newspaper advert
Ibrahimovic spent two seasons at Manchester United, winning the League Cup and Europa League.
# Academy Awards
Can Saoirse take her first Oscar? Here's everything you need to know before tonight's show
What to look out for, where to watch and what’s the 2018 controversy…
# rediscovered
Rex Ingram: Ireland's forgotten Hollywood blockbuster film director
A special screening of his most famous film will take place as part of this year’s St Patrick’s Festival.
# Awards Season
Saoirse Ronan has been nominated for an Oscar for leading actress
This is Ronan’s third Oscar nomination.
# the commuter
Liam Neeson on 'fantastic' Leo Varadkar, Brexit and doing fight scenes aged 65
The Ballymena-born actor talked to us as his new film The Commuter was released in Ireland.
# New York
Comedian Aziz Ansari responds to allegation of sexual assault
Ansari says he believed the encounter was consensual but previously apologised to the woman.
# Late Late Show
Liam Neeson says there's a 'witch hunt' in Hollywood over harassment allegations
The actor said that he was “on the fence” about allegations against Dustin Hoffman, but added that the movement was “healthy”.
# hollywood reporter
Michael Douglas preemptively denies sexual harassment claim
The actor said he expects a former employee to accuse him of acting inappropriately in front of her 32 years ago.
# me too
Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis accused of rape and sexual assault
A civil lawsuit against Haggis has encouraged more women to come forward.
# far from Hollywood
Dermot Bannon discovered that some people in LA have their own 'botox room' built into their houses
One place had its own igloo as well.
# media merger
Walt Disney Company makes deal to buy 21st Century Fox for €44.3 billion
21st Century Fox’s television stations and Fox News channel will be spun off before the sale.
# Class Action
'Let's finally do something about it': Harvey Weinstein accused of racketeering in class action suit
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”.
# me too
'Silence breakers' named as Time's Person of the Year
The award is dedicated to people who went public with allegations of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood and beyond.
# harassment in hollywood
US talkshow host Charlie Rose suspended over sexual harassment allegations
“I always felt that I was pursuing shared feelings, even though I now realise I was mistaken,” the 75-year-old said.
# Hollywood
Lena Dunham apologises for defending friend accused of rape
Separately, Emmy-winning actor Jeffrey Tambor announced yesterday he is leaving the Amazon series Transparent.
# Allegations
Sylvester Stallone says claims he sexually assaulted 16-year-old in 1980s are 'ridiculous'
The girl did not press charges, but details of the alleged incident were filed on a police report.
# Hollywood
Sarah Silverman on Louis CK's misconduct: 'Can you still love someone who did bad things?'
Louis CK last week admitted to sexual misconduct against numerous women.
# accusations
Kevin Spacey accused of 20 incidences of inappropriate behaviour from his time at London's Old Vic theatre
Spacey was artistic director at the famous venue for 11 years from 2003.
# me too
Hundreds march through Hollywood in protest against sexual abuse
A crowd gathered at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, which hosts the Academy Awards ceremonies.
# Facebook post
Actress Ellen Page has written a powerful essay on sexual harassment and how she was 'outed' on set
“He “outed” me with no regard for my well-being”
# Facebook post
Ellen Page has written a powerful essay on sexual harassment and how she was 'outed' on set
“He “outed” me with no regard for my well-being”
# emerging scandal
Comedian Louis CK and actor Steven Seagal latest to face accusations of sexual harassment
The New York Times reported this evening that Louis CK has been accused by five women.
# brett ratner
Studio cuts ties with director after Olivia Munn and others accuse him of sexual misconduct
Munn claims Brett Ratner masturbated in front of her on a film set.
# Hollywood
Dustin Hoffman accused of sexually harassing a teenage intern during 1980s
The Oscar-winning actor has apologised and said the event “is not reflective of who I am”.
# accusation
Actor Kevin Spacey accused of 30-year-old sexual assault, comes out as gay in response
Star Trek: Discovery actor Anthony Rapp has accused Spacey of assaulting him when he was 14-years-old.