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Is Harvey Weinstein Hollywood’s Most Hated Man? Clashes With Meryl, JLaw

Harvey Weinstein can’t win for losing. Even the women he treated well during his career hate him. Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep at the latest to condemn the former movie mogul for dropping their names in a class action filed against him by his many victims. Weinstein’s lawyers are trying to attack the lawsuit by claiming it’s overly broad, which makes it impossible to identify the real victims....

Right-Wing Darling Scott Baio, Steve Wynn Drag GOP Into Hollywood Sex Scandals

Right-Wing darling Scott Baio and Casino mogul Steve Wynn have tarred Republicans with the Hollywood sex scandal. Fox News had made hay out of the scandal as a symbol of Democratic hypocrisy because of Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein was a big-bucks supporter of Democrats, including Hillary Clinton, until he was exposed as a serial sexual abuser and harasser. Wynn was an even bigger donor to Republicans and also served as finance chairman for the Republican National Committee. He was forced to resign in disgrace in the wake of dozens of complaints about sexual abuse and harassment....

James Franco Engaged in Exploitative Sexual Harassment, Women Claim

James Franco allegedly took sexual advantage of students at his now defunct acting school, forcing some to perform topless or nude and becoming angry when they refused. Five women made the charges in a stunning expose. Franco provoked outrage from women when he won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical. Actress Ally Sheedy called out Franco in a series of tweets throughout the show, which aired Sunday....

Natalie Portman Reveals How a Mogul Tried to Seduce Her on Private Jet

Natalie Portman, who said she’s experienced hundreds of unwanted come-ons during her career, says one of her most frightening involved an invitation to fly with a Hollywood producer on his private jet. It was a flight from hell. Gwyneth Paltrow, Uma Thurman, Ashley Judd, Lupita Nyong’o, Heather Graham, Kate Beckinsale, Angelina Jolie and Cara Delevigne among others, claim to have been harassed or assaulted....

GOP Congressman Joe Barton ‘Retiring’ After Nude Sexting Scandal

Rep. Joe Barton, the randy Texas congressman, said today he is changing course and will not seek re-election when his term ends next year, following revelations that he texted photos of his penis to a woman. He claimed the incident occurred several years ago when he was separated from his wife, but even more sexting messages have surfaced from when he was married....

Matt the Monster? Today Host a Jekyll & Hyde Sexual Predator (video)

Matt Lauer was both praised and reviled following his ouster from NBC’s “Today” show, painting a Jekyll & Hyde portrait of the news host, who could be warm and endearing to some women, and prey on others for sex against their will. No one appeared to be more stunned by the scandal than his co-host, Savannah Guthrie....

Say It Ain’t So! Matt Lauer Fired From Today Show for Sexual Misconduct (video)

Matt Lauer, the high-profile “Today” show host finally got his comeuppance today. He was fired by NBC News boss Andy Lack over “inappropriate sexual behavior,” after being dogged for years by rumors that he was a major hoser who couldn’t stop thinking with his dick. That Matt, 59, would go down this way wasn’t really a matter of if, but a matter of when. He always seemed so invincible....

GOP Rep. Joe Barton Caught With Pants Down in Sex Harass Scandal

Joe Barton, a good ‘ole boy Texas Republican–best known as a “climate change denier” and defender of the incandescent light bulb–has been caught with his pants down, literally, according to a photo going viral online. Barton, 68, was left red faced after a photo of his penis sent to an unknown, but obviously angry person, popped up (no pun intended, well maybe)....

Leeann Tweeden Busted For Lying on Howard Stern and It Was a Big One

Leeann Tweeden, the former Playboy model, Hooter’s girl and hard-Right talking head who has accused Sen. Al Franken of sexual harassment, was caught lying during an interview on the Howard Stern’s radio show and it was a big one. Tweeden appeared on the show to promote her semi-nude 2007 photo spread in lad magazine FHM, a year after her USO Tour with Franken in Iraq....

Stephen Colbert Tackles Politics of Sexual Misconduct on Capitol Hill (See!)

Stephen Colbert provided some equal-opportunity insights into sexual harassment allegations against Minnesota Sen. Al Franken and child molestation charges against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. But beware false equivalency. Franken was put on the spot after he was accused by Leeann Tweeden, a former Hooter girl, Playboy model and protege of hard-right commentator Sean Hannity....

Fox News Jumps Shark All Because Bill O’Reilly Couldn’t Get Laid

Fox News is paying a price–figuratively and literally– all because its Golden Boy, Bill O’Reilly, couldn’t get laid. His “locker room” behavior has cost the network at least $13 million and a score of advertisers. How many times can a guy strikeout before he’s out of the game? O’Reilly, who rules the ratings roost at Fox News, appears to be a classic example of President Trump’s view on celebrity entitlement....

Fox News Pays Gretchen Carlson $20M to Settle Roger Ailes Harassment Suit

Gretchen Carlson has forced her former employer, Fox News, to issue a groveling apology and pay her $20 million to settle her lawsuit charging former Fox honcho Roger Ailes with sexual harassment. At least 20 female staffers have complained about the “locker room” atmosphere at the network. In another potentially shocking development, Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren is leaving the cable news channel, effective immediately. ...

Rupert Murdoch Named in New $50M Fox News Sexual Harassment Suit

Roger Ailes, the recently ousted CEO of Fox News, apparently wasn’t the only alleged serial sexual harasser at the news network. Commentator Bill O’Reilly has also been named in a new $50 million lawsuit filed by Andrea Tantaros. She claims Rupert Murdoch, owner of parent company Newscorp and his executive son, Lachlan Murdoch, knew about the conduct and did nothing to stop it....

Gretchen Carlson: Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Hit on Her for Sex, Then Fired Her

Gretchen Carlson is a Stanford grad and former Miss America, but at Fox News she was just another blonde bimbo, according to a scathing sexual harassment lawsuit. She accuses Fox News Chief Executive Roger Ailes and on-air talent Steve Doocy of inappropriate, heavy-handed treatment. Her most damning charges are reserved for Ailes, stemming from a meeting with Carlson over her sexual harassment complaints....

Micky Dolenz’s Daughter Monkees Around With Catcall Girl (watch!)

Georgia Dolenz, the daughter of Monkees frontman Micky Dolenz, has found a way around the problem so many women face with street harassment, or at least those who walk around New York City for 10 hours. Her solution: Yenta them to death. Dolenz an her comedy troupe, “We’re Having A Panic Attack,” shot the video on the streets of Los Angeles. It doesn’t have quite the impact as a gritty New York City backdrop, but it is hilarious....