Tag: sexual assault

‘So Disgusting That My Body Started to Shake’: Annabella Sciorra Testifies How Weinstein Allegedly Raped Her

Annabella Sciorra, through tears, just became the first woman to testify against Harvey Weinstein in a court of law. The “Sopranos” actress took the stand in Manhattan court on Thursday, a day after attorneys gave their opening statements in Weinstein’s criminal trial, to testify about how the disgraced movie producer allegedly raped her over 25 […]

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Ex-Grammys CEO says rape allegation ‘false and outrageous’

Former Grammys CEO Neil Portnow says a rape allegation aired against him in a complaint against the Recording Academy by his successor is “false and outrageous.” Portnow released a statement Wednesday saying the academy conducted a thorough and independent investigation and he was “completely exonerated.” On Tuesday, days before the Grammy Awards, ousted academy CEO […]

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Harvey Weinstein Raped and Silenced Women for Decades, Prosecutors Allege in Graphic Opening Remarks

Harvey Weinstein viciously raped multiple women decades apart, relying on his status as a Hollywood power broker to make sure they’d never speak up about the abuse, Manhattan prosecutors told a jury in opening arguments in Weinstein’s criminal trial on Wednesday. Dozens of people have accused Weinstein, who is facing life in prison, of sexual […]

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Oprah Says Russell Simmons Pressured Her To Kill The Documentary About His Alleged Sexual Assaults

The New York Times reported on Friday that Oprah dropped out of her executive producer role on On The Record, the upcoming documentary detailing the sexual assault accusations against Russell Simmons, but Oprah denies that she capitulated to pressure from the disgraced music mogul in doing so. Instead, she cited creative differences between herself and […]

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Gayle King Addresses Oprah’s ‘Stressful’ Decision To Drop Out Of Russell Simmons Rape Doc

Source: WENN/Avalon / WENN Drew Dixon, one of Russel Simmons‘ rape accusers, will soon tell her story in detail with a new untitled documentary premiering at Sundance. Oprah was initially attached to the project as an executive producer, but she dropped out because of creative differences. Now her best friend and fellow media personality Gayle […]

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