A talk with the anonymous entertainment lawyer who’s called out some of Hollywood’s biggest creeps.
It’s the only question that anyone who is obsessed with media, celebrity, and justice has been asking ever since Oct. 5, the day the Harvey Weinstein story broke, unleashing a neverending tidal wave of truth-telling in the media—and across social media—regarding past incidents of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and the many intimidation tactics used to cover those secrets up.
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An aspiring actress filed a federal suit on Monday against Harvey Weinstein, accusing him of violating sex trafficking laws by luring her to a hotel room in Cannes, where he allegedly assaulted her.
Kadian Noble alleges that Weinstein invited her to his room at the Le Majestic Hotel in Cannes in February 2014, on the pretense of casting her in a movie. Once there, she alleges that Weinstein started massaging her and then groped her breasts and buttocks. According to the suit, Weinstein then trapped her in the bathroom and forced her to masturbate him until he ejaculated on the floor.
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Cameron said a brawl was prevented when the television cameras returned from an advert break on the night in 1998 when his film scooped 11 Academy Awards.
He conceded a lot of people would rather he had gone through with it in hindsight, now Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by a string of women, but said the argument was over the producer’s treatment of director Guillermo Del Toro.
“I remember almost getting in a fight with Harvey Weinstein and hitting him with my Oscar,” he said in an interview with Vanity Fair.
“It was happening on the main floor at the [venue]… and the music had started to play to get back in our seats.
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US actress Uma Thurman has sent out a Thanksgiving message venting anger at movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by dozens of women.
She did not detail any personal issues but added: “When I’m ready, I’ll say what I have to say… stay tuned.”
Her message wished a happy Thanksgiving to everyone “except you Harvey and all your wicked conspirators”.
“I’m glad it’s going slowly – you don’t deserve a bullet,” she added.
Weinstein denies all allegations of non-consensual sex.
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They are some of the biggest names in entertainment, and all of them make an appearance in the Paradise Papers. Some do so by name, such as the “Ciccone, Madonna” listed in tiny print among the investors of a Bermuda company, while others are there by dint of the offshore entities they have backed.
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Hollywood star Kevin Spacey has made an apology after being accused of making a sexual advance toward a child actor.
Anthony Rapp, who was 14, said Spacey invited him to a party and seemed drunk when the alleged incident happened.
Spacey, who was 26, said: “I honestly do not remember the encounter… but if I did behave then as he describes I owe him the sincerest apology.”
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