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Harassment in Hollywood

Industry Psychologist Explains Why Hollywood Bosses Are So Mean

Jeff Blume, a licensed psychologist based in Beverly Hills who has worked with creative talent in Hollywood for 30 years, spoke with THR about bullying in the entertainment world, how to address…

German Producer Dieter Wedel Indicted on Suspicion of Rape 

Dieter Wedel, one of Germany's most successful television directors, has been indicted on suspicion of rape connected to allegations dating back to 1996.

More Work Needed to Tackle Racism, Sexual Harassment, Says Anita Hill-Led Hollywood Commission Report

Releasing the final report of The Hollywood Survey, the Hollywood Commission — chaired by Anita Hill — has grimly warned that far more work by the entertainment industry is required to convince…

Charlotte Kirk Fiance: “All I Could Do Was Try and Get Through It”

'Hellboy' director Neil Marshall fell in love with Charlotte Kirk, the actress at the center of the scandal that brought down Ron Meyer and Kevin Tsujihara. Now he says his career is "being targeted…

Nobel Prize #MeToo Scandal Getting Film Treatment

A film adaptation of the Nobel Prize #MeToo scandal is in the works. Nordisk Film has acquired the rights to Matilda Voss Gustavsson's investigative book 'The Club,' which exposed sexual harassment…

Harvey Weinstein, Russell Simmons Accusers Call for Industry Support for Survivors

Days after Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape in a landmark verdict for the #MeToo movement, women who accused the former movie mogul and Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct…

Aspiring Actress Testifies That Harvey Weinstein Assaulted Her, Pressed for Threesome in 2004: “I Was Shocked”

Onetime aspiring actress Dawn Dunning testified Wednesday morning that Harvey Weinstein sexually penetrated her without her consent in 2004 and pressed her for a threesome with his assistant…

Expert Psychologist Testifies in Harvey Weinstein Case About “Rape Myths”

Dr. Barbara Ziv, a forensic psychologist who testified for the prosecution in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case, offered her expertise Friday to the 12 jurors who will decide Harvey Weinstein's fate…

Opening Statements in Harvey Weinstein Trial Come Into Focus

On Tuesday morning, attorneys for Harvey Weinstein and the State of New York fought over the confines of their opening statements in the former movie mogul's sexual assault trial, which will be…

Behind Oprah’s Russell Simmons Doc Defection: Filmmakers Blindsided, Accusers Vow to Move Forward

Directors Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick say they have an obligation to screen their film, titled 'On the Record,' at Sundance: "We don't want to in any way impugn these women."

Kevin Spacey Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit After Accuser’s Death

The mysterious sexual assault lawsuit brought by an anonymous massage therapist against Kevin Spacey is ending, according to papers filed Monday in federal court.

Placido Domingo’s Accusers: Nothing “Chivalrous” About Groping Women

Two opera singers who have accused Placido Domingo of sexual misconduct said Tuesday that it was disappointing and disturbing that the opera legend recently claimed he has always behaved like a…