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Me Too

  1. profile
    My Dark Vanessa Is Not a Love StoryAt 16, Kate Elizabeth Russell saw her book about a student’s affair with a teacher as a romance. She sees it differently now.
  2. explainers
    All Hell Has Broken Loose Within the GrammysThe abrupt dismissal of Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan could become one of the biggest stories in the music industry since the Me Too era began.
  3. hbo max
    Russell Simmons Accuser Documentary On the Record Headed to HBO MaxIn January, Oprah stepped away from the Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick film ahead of its Sundance premiere.
  4. sundance 2020
    What Happens When Me Too Hits Hollywood’s Biggest Screen?Two years after the Harvey Weinstein story broke, a conflicted portrait of the movement it birthed hit the Sundance Film Festival.
  5. sundance 2020
    The Assistant Is the First Great Movie About Me TooKitty Green’s film about a day in the life of a young woman at a Weinstein-like company is a spare, searing story of abuse and complicity.
  6. times up
    Russell Simmons Repeatedly Pressured Oprah to Pull Out of Accuser Documentary“The most powerful black woman in the world is being intimidated.”
  7. time's up
    Oprah Steps Away From Russell Simmons Accuser Doc, Pulls It From Apple TV+“First and foremost, I want it to be known that I unequivocally believe and support the women.”
  8. the law
    Weinstein Hit With New Charges for Two Alleged Sexual Assaults in Los AngelesCharges based on allegations by two women in Los Angeles.
  9. leaving neverland
    Michael Jackson Accusers Now Allowed to Sue for Sexual AbuseThanks to a California law that went into effect January 1.
  10. sexual misconduct
    Tavis Smiley Accused of Sexual Harassment in New PBS Investigative ReportThe report claims Smiley spent decades engaged in sexual relationships with guests and subordinates.
  11. #metoo
    Kevin Spacey Settles Sexual-Assault Case After Accuser’s DeathBoth parties filed documents to dismiss the lawsuit.
  12. obits
    Ari Behn, Writer and Kevin Spacey Accuser, Is Dead at 47He is survived by three daughters.
  13. reality tv
    CBS Addresses Survivor Controversy, Suspended Contestant Formally ApologizesCBS’ statement outlines changes in misconduct policy.
  14. reality tv
    How Could Survivor Have Screwed Up This Badly?Producers’ failure to act in the face of an unambiguous illustration of sexual harassment speaks to a prioritization of story over standards.
  15. #metoo
    Survivor Removes Its First Contestant Ever After ‘Off-Camera Incident’The removed contestant, Dan Spilo, had been accused of unwanted touching by a female contestant, Kellee Kim, during the season.
  16. #metoo
    Harvey Weinstein and Over 30 Accusers Reach Tentative $25 Million SettlementThe preliminary deal would not require Weinstein to admit wrongdoing.
  17. #metoo
    R. Kelly’s Girlfriend Claims She Was Hacked, Stands By Her ManSavage previously said she was “a victim” of the R&B singer in a Patreon post on November 24.
  18. reflections
    Scarlett Johansson Admits She ‘Mishandled’ Backlash About Her Transgender Role“To feel like you’re kind of tone-deaf to something is not a good feeling.”
  19. #metoo
    R. Kelly’s Girlfriend Turns Against Him: ‘I’m a Victim’However, the Patreon page belonging to Joycelyn Savage has now been deleted, due to the website being unable to verify her identity.
  20. sexual misconduct
    Louis C.K. Accuser Speaks Out: ‘What C.K. Did Was Not Done With Consent’“But it didn’t matter because the exciting part for him was the fear on our faces.”
  21. reboots
    Would Scream 5 Be a Good Idea?Without Wes Craven or Kevin Williamson, what even is a Scream movie?
  22. stand-up
    Netflix Pulls Stand-up Special by Comedian Accused of Sexual MisconductChristian comedian John Crist’s special was originally set to debut on Thanksgiving.
  23. #metoo
    Adèle Haenel Accuses French Director of Sexually Harassing Her As a Teen“There was no ambiguity in the situation.”
  24. the morning show
    The Morning Show Was a Challenge Kerry Ehrin Couldn’t ResistAsked to rebuild the new Apple TV+ series from the ground up, the showrunner reconceived the pilot as a Me Too story in just three weeks.
  25. crime
    19 Shocking Details From Ronan Farrow’s New Book Catch and KillFrom Lena Dunham and Anthony Bourdain to Harvey Weinstein and Matt Lauer.
  26. #metoo
    Matt Lauer Accused of Exposing Himself to Former Today Show BookerA claim from Ronan Farrow’s new book.
  27. #metoo
    NBC News Chief Andy Lack Allegedly Preyed on Female EmployeesRonan Farrow’s new book, Catch and Kill, details Lack’s alleged involvement in harassment and cover-ups.
  28. awards
    Nobel Prizes in Literature Awarded to Peter Handke and Olga TokarczukTwo laureates were awarded at the same time due to a scandal last year.
  29. #metoo
    Matt Lauer Denies Rape Allegation: ‘It’s Outrageous’A response to an accusation in Ronan Farrow’s new book.
  30. #metoo
    Ronan Farrow’s New Book Reveals Details About Matt Lauer’s Rape AllegationHis new book, Catch and Kill, includes specifics about the complaint that got Matt Lauer fired.
  31. #metoo
    The Fast and the Furious Director Rob Cohen Accused of Sexual AssaultA woman claims Cohen assaulted her in a hotel room while she was unconscious.
  32. #metoo
    Gwyneth Paltrow on Her Role in the Weinstein Investigation: ‘It Was Time’“I feel proud that I have a small part in it.”
  33. #metoo
    Cardi B Reveals She Once Walked Off Set After Being Sexually Assaulted“I was so f—ing mad, and I was just like, ‘This is crazy.’”
  34. #metoo
    Plácido Domingo Played Charming Rogues Onstage and a Monstrous One in PrivateOnstage at the Met, he was a persuasive bad guy. We were seeing more than we knew.
  35. #metoo
    Plácido Domingo Exits Met Opera Amid Sexual-Harassment AccusationsMultiple women claim he pressured them into sex for career advancement, and would punish them if rebuffed.
  36. #metoo
    Gwyneth Paltrow Was Crucial to Launching the Harvey Weinstein Investigation“Gwyneth was actually one of the first people to get on the phone.”
  37. weinstein case
    Harvey Weinstein and His Lawyer Tried to Smear Rose McGowan in the PressRevealed by a damning excerpt from the new book She Said.
  38. #metoo
    Woody Allen Says He Did ‘Everything the #MeToo Movement Would Love to Achieve’Plus, he thinks A Rainy Day in New York will come to the United States.
  39. #metoo
    Scarlett Johansson on Woody Allen: ‘I Would Work With Him Anytime’“I love Woody.”
  40. the industry
    Woody Allen’s Italian Distributor Pities American AudiencesA Rainy Day in New York is unlikely to arrive in U.S. theaters, but Europe is embracing the film nonetheless.
  41. #metoo
    Leah Remini Ends Scientology Series by Interviewing Danny Masterson’s Accusers“My job as his girlfriend was to give myself to him whenever he wanted,” one woman said. “I was to lay there and take it.”
  42. good one podcast
    How Whitney Cummings Found Something New to Say About #MeTooOn this week’s Good One, the stand-up discusses a bit from her new Netflix special Can I Touch It?
  43. the law
    Harvey Weinstein Denied Trip to Italy and Spain Before TrialHis lawyers argue that this is unfair.
  44. this is some bull
    CBS on Keeping Bull Despite Star’s Harassment Settlement: ‘Very Popular Show’“More than 10 million people watch every week.”
  45. documentaries
    Lifetime Is Making a Jeffrey Epstein DocumentaryThere will also be a follow-up to Surviving R. Kelly and a Wendy Williams biopic.
  46. vulture tv awards
    The Best Writing on TV Is on BoJack HorsemanNo other show managed the same tricky combination of comedy, drama, and #MeToo commentary.
  47. sexual misconduct
    Ryan Adams Begins Attempted Comeback Following Abuse Allegations“I have a lot to say. I am going to. Soon.”
  48. #metoo
    Amy Heckerling on Chris Kattan’s Sexual Coercion Claims: ‘He’s a Nut’“I don’t even want to know or hear the dumb shit he came up with.”
  49. the pixar universe
    Disney Quietly Removes Casting-Couch Sex Joke From Toy Story 2The post-credits scene features Stinky Pete and two Barbies.
  50. lawsuits
    Kevin Spacey’s Accuser Drops Civil LawsuitBut the actor still faces criminal charges.
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