Tag: sexual assault

Luke Walton Has Reportedly Been Sued By Former Reporter Kelli Tennant For Alleged Sexual Battery

Getty Image Kings coach Luke Walton is being sued by former SportsNet L.A. reporter Kelli Tennant for alleged sexual battery that occurred in a hotel room in May 2017, according to TMZ. Legal documents obtained by TMZ claim Walton invited Tennant to his hotel room to discuss a book she was writing in which she […]

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Kodak Black Charged with First-Degree Sexual Assault in South Carolina, Ordered to Submit DNA Sample

Photo: Mike Coppola (Getty Images for TIDAL) Between a brush up with Hot 97 radio personality Ebro Darden in December, and bumping heads with queer rapper Young M.A. over his unwanted overtures (“How are you a girl but don’t want your pussy penetrated?”), ashy ass-and-a-half Kodak Black has been dominating headlines for all the wrong […]

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Dallas Mavericks Star Kristaps Porzingis Accused of Beating, Raping Black Woman

Photo: Christian Petersen (Getty Images) After missing his entire season NBA season due to injury and requesting a mid-season trade to the Dallas Mavericks, forward Kristaps Porzingis had hopes of getting his career back on track in his new surroundings. But with serious rape allegations now surfacing from his playing days in New York, the […]

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Lena Waithe Discusses the Difficulty of Losing Black Heroes in the #MeToo Era

With Bill Cosby going to prison for sexual assault in September, followed by documentaries on R. Kelly and Michael Jackson’s alleged criminal sexual behavior, the #MeToo movement hit the black community. It’s led to countless conversations around the protection of abusive black men and how to contend with legacies that helped define black culture when […]

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More Horrific Details Have Emerged About Rape Allegations Against Kristaps Porzingis

Getty Image   Kristaps Porzingis is under investigation by the New York Police Department for an alleged rape that took place on Feb. 7, 2018, in which he is accused of beating and raping a woman in his Manhattan apartment. The accuser went to police on Thursday and told them she waited to report the […]

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Report: The Mavs Were Aware Of The Rape Allegations Against Kristaps Porzingis When They Traded For Him

Getty Image   A bombshell report from the New York Post on Saturday evening brought word of rape allegations against Kristaps Porzingis. Now a player for the Dallas Mavericks, the alleged incident involving Porzingis and a woman who lived in is building in New York City occurred in February of 2018, when he suited up […]

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The NYPD Is Reportedly Investigating Rape Allegations Against Kristaps Porzingis

Getty Image According to a report by the New York Post, the Special Victims Division of the New York Police Department is investigating rape allegations against Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis. The alleged incident occurred on Feb. 7, 2018, hours after Porzingis — then a member of the New York Knicks — tore his left […]

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Predatory Ohio Pastor Found Guilty of Having Sex With, ‘Passing Around’ Teen Girl to Other Preachers 

Anthony HaynesPhoto: Lucas County Sheriff’s Office An Ohio minister is in jail for having sex with a girl starting when she was 14-year-old, and encouraged two other men of the cloth to rape (as she was obviously too young to consent) her as well, federal prosecutors charge. Anthony Haynes, 40, former pastor of the Greater […]

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‘If They Can Have Her, Why Can’t We?’: New Report Details How Police Rape, Torture Women Sex Workers in the Dominican Republic

Photo: iStock Sex work is illegal in the Dominican Republic, as it is in many countries. Because of this, sex workers are vulnerable to abuse—particularly at the hands of local law enforcement, who know they can torture women who engage in sex work with impunity. After all, who do you go to when you’re raped […]

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R. Kelly Had Dubai Plans, but Dubai Government Officials Never Got the Memo 

Singer R. Kelly (C) arrives for his court date at the Leighton Courthouse on March 22, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. R. Kelly appeared before a judge to request permission to travel to Dubai to perform in several concerts.Photo: Nuccio DiNuzzo (Getty Images) Robert “R.” Kelly wanted to go to Dubai to meet the royal family […]

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The ‘Me Too.’ Movement Makes Moves, Launching an HBCU Tour This Spring

Tarana Burke speaks onstage during The 2019 MAKERS Conference at Monarch Beach Resort on February 8, 2019 in Dana Point, California.Photo: Vivien Killilea (Getty Images for MAKERS) As the discussion around sexual violence continues and we collectively consider how best to combat it at its roots, education is key—as is accountability. With that in mind, […]

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“That’s So Raven” Star Kyle Massey to Be Sued for Sexually Explicit Messages to 13-Year-Old

Photo: Getty Images Former “That’s So Raven” star Kyle Massey is accused of sending sexually explicit messages to a 13-year-old girl in a new $1.5 million civil suit, according to court documents obtained by Us Weekly. Massey, 27, is said to have sent texts, images and videos to the unnamed teen. The lawsuit, not yet […]

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From ‘Suicide Pacts’ to R. Kelly Tats, Disturbing New Stories from His Girlfriends Arise  

R. Kelly performs in concert at Barclays Center on September 25, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.Photo: Mike Pont (Getty Images) To be labeled Robert “R.” Kelly’s “girlfriend” is to be tangled in a highly disturbing web, it seems. Following Kelly’s first interview since his arrest on multiple counts of aggravated sexual […]

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How Did We Get Here, Terry Crews?

Terry Crews attends NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 14 Kick-Off on March 11, 2019 in Pasadena, California. Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Remember when Tyra Banks spoke for America and bellowed a “We were all rooting for you!” cry to America’s Next Top Model contestant Tiffany? Today, let’s direct that energy to one Mr. Terry […]

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Detroit Police Investigating Claim R. Kelly Sexually Assaulted 13-Year-Old Girl, Gave Her Herpes

Photo: Getty A new set of allegations have cropped up against singer and accused sexual abuser R. Kelly, this time from Detroit. According to CBS Chicago (h/t Page Six), detectives in the Motor City are investigating a new allegation that the self-proclaimed “Pied Piper of R&B” sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl at a hotel in […]

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Radio Stations Are Divided About Banning Michael Jackson

Just a few days after HBO premiered Leaving Neverland, its documentary about Michael Jackson that details the alleged abuse of Wade Robson and James Safechuck when they were boys, some major radio networks around the globe are suspending play of his music. But other networks are refusing to make the same call or hesitating to […]

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R. Kelly Believes He Can Cry. Twitter Believes He Can Lie

R. Kelly on CBS This MorningScreenshot: CBS This Morning (YouTube) In his first interview since being arrested on 10 counts of aggravated sexual assault (with three of the four alleged victims being underaged at the time), R. Kelly sat down with CBS This Morning’s Gayle King in a highly-charged interview which aired early Wednesday morning. […]

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Daycare Affiliated Woman Who Bailed R. Kelly Out of Jail Receives Bomb Threat

R&B singer R. Kelly leaves the Cook County jail after posting $100,000 bond on February 25, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Kelly was being held after turning himself in to face ten counts of aggravated sexual abuse.Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) The saga surrounding the R. Kelly case has pivoted toward something unexpected—with potentially more young, […]

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