Tag: sexual misconduct

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Sequel Lays Out Scathing Details From More Victims

Source: Chicago Tribune / Getty The first “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary was already an intense undertaking into the life of R. Kelly and his alleged victims. Now, Lifetime is going in for round two, with the trailer for their upcoming “Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning.” The documentary will act as an update to […]

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Woman Had To ‘Escape’ Cuba Gooding Jr: 7 More Allegations Detailed

Source: Rob Rich/WENN.com / WENN Sexual abuse allegations against Cuba Gooding Jr. keep adding up since he’s been hit with charges, and now seven more women are coming out against the actor. According to Page Six, the seven additional claims bring Gooding’s number of accusers to 22. The 51-year-old has been charged in three of […]

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Seven More Women Have Accused Cuba Gooding Jr. of Sexual Misconduct, Bringing the Current Tally to 22

Cuba Gooding Jr. attends the Mosaic Federation Gala Against Human Slavery on Sept. 10, 2019, in New York City. Photo: Cindy Ord (Getty Images for Mosaic Federation) Trigger Warning: The following article contains graphic details of an alleged sexual assault. Seven more women have come forward accusing Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct. Advertisement According […]

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Texts May Once Again Prove Problematic for Football Player Antonio Brown

Looks like text messages may land Antonio Brown, the NFL wide receiver booted last month from the New England Patriots, in hot water once again. Brown, who faces accusations of sexual assault and misconduct by two women, was released by the Patriots after he reportedly sent threatening text messages to the second woman after her […]

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Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to New Sexual Misconduct Charges, Turns Self in to NYPD

Cuba Gooding Jr. appears in court to face new sexual misconduct charges, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in New York.Photo: Alec Tabak (New York Daily News Pool via AP) Cuba Gooding Jr. has pleaded not guilty to additional sexual misconduct charges. According to Reuters, the 51-year-old actor was accused of groping a woman’s buttocks at Manhattan’s […]

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Three More Women Accuse Cuba Gooding Jr. of Groping Them

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris (Getty Images for ELLE) Three more women have come forward to allege Cuba Gooding Jr. groped them, bringing the total number of people accusing the Academy Award-winning actor of sexual misconduct to five. The new allegations hit as Gooding is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday in Manhattan on forcible touching charges […]

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Cuba Gooding Jr. Hit With New Charge as His NYC Trial on Groping Charges Was Set to Open

On what was to have been the first day of Cuba Gooding Jr.’s trial on charges he groped a woman’s breast without consent, prosecutors had the proceedings delayed after announcing Thursday that the actor has been indicted on a second charge. According to the New York Times, prosecutors did not provide details on the second […]

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‘Still Gotta Pay Me’: Antonio Brown Wants Back In the NFL, Despite Accusations of Rape and Sexual Misconduct

Antonio Brown, warming up for the New England Patriots before a Sept. 15, 2019, gamePhoto: Michael Reaves (Getty) Saying “they still gotta pay me,” Antonio Brown, the wide receiver cut from the New England Patriots amid explosive accusations of rape and sexual misconduct, wants the Patriots to let him back on the team. As the […]

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The New England Patriots Boot Antonio Brown Amid Accusations of Sexual Violence and Intimidation

Antonio Brown playing for the New England Patriots in a game against the Miami Dolphins Sept 15, 2019Photo: Michael Reaves (Getty) To coin terminology from another sport, looks like it was three strikes and Antonio Brown was out. The embattled wide receiver got cut by the New England Patriots Friday days after being accused of […]

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Ayanna Pressley to Introduce Impeachment Inquiry of Brett Kavanaugh

Photo: Mary Schwalm (AP Photo) Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley plans on introducing a House resolution Tuesday calling for an impeachment inquiry of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who recently became the subject of another sexual misconduct allegation. “Sexual predators do not deserve a seat on the nation’s highest court and Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process set […]

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Second Woman Accuses NFL Star Antonio Brown of Sexual Misconduct

Photo: Michael Reaves (Getty Images) A week after being accused of sexual assault and rape in a civil lawsuit, NFL star Antonio Brown has been accused of sexual misconduct by a second woman. Sports Illustrated reports that in the second incident, which allegedly occurred in 2017, the New England Patriots receiver is accused of making […]

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Phi Beta Sigma Removes Malik Yoba From Youth Leadership Role Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Photo: Lars Niki (Getty Images for NYCWFF) Since announcing his attraction to trans women, actor Malik Yoba’s life has become infinitely more complicated. He’s faced public backlash, internal strife within his family and accusations of inappropriate relationships with trans minors during his New York Undercover heyday. Keenly aware of how allegations of that nature could […]

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Jason Mitchell’s Character Will Be Killed Off in Upcoming Season of ‘The Chi’

Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Brandon Johnson is no more. Deadline reports that the popular character, played by embattled actor Jason Mitchell, will be killed in the upcoming season of The Chi. “There is a lot of great life in The Chi, and there’s also death in The Chi,” Gary Levine, Showtime’s Co-President of Entertainment, […]

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Lena Dunham Awkwardly Attempted To Kiss Brad Pitt On The Red Carpet, And The Backlash Is Plentiful

Getty Image Once Upon A Time In Hollywood delivered Quentin Tarantino’s career-best opening last weekend in the U.S., but across the pond, the London premiere has everyone talking about something other than the movie itself. As one can see in the above photo, Lena Dunham went in for a kiss — and it looks like […]

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Retains Position as Director of Hayden Planetarium After Sexual Misconduct Investigation

Photo: Craig Barritt (Getty Images for Onward18) Acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will retain his position as the director of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum has concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him. According to the New York Times, the museum released the […]

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Morehouse Students’ Claims of Sexual Misconduct Prompt Additional Investigations

Screenshot: Morehouse College Viral videos containing accusations of sexual misconduct have prompted internal investigations at one of America’s most celebrated historically black colleges after two social media whistleblowers allege that they were victims of sexual harassment and assault at the hands of one of the college’s employees. Their revelations may have inspired other students to […]

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Aziz Ansari’s New Netflix Special Is Awkward, Sharply Funny, And A Sign Of The Contextual Times

Netflix Netflix released Aziz Ansari’s new comedy special, Aziz Ansari: Right Now, without much notice. That’s really not unusual these days, for the streaming giant doesn’t follow the traditional movie studio or network format of dropping trailers to launch publicity campaigns months in advance. There are exceptions to this process, but in the case of […]

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The Grim Reality Behind the Scenes of ‘Fuller House’ Is Anything but Wholesome

Photo of Franklin by Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage via Getty Images; still via Netflix Fuller House is, on its surface, a model of pure, wholesome television: Netflix’s reboot finds eldest daughter D.J. Tanner back in the same San Francisco home from the original, overcoming the death of her husband with help from her sister, her best friend, and […]

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Tarana Burke Says Ava DuVernay Was ‘The Only One’ of Many Prominent Black Women Who Would Go on Record Against R. Kelly

Ava DuVernay, left, poses Tarana Burke, at the Ms. Foundation 30th Annual Gloria Awards at Capitale on May 3, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Astrid Stawiarz (Getty Images for The Foundation for Women) As I write this, there is still a debate waging in one of our comments sections over whether filmmaker Ava DuVernay […]

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Kevin Spacey Made A Surprise Appearance In Court For His Sexual Assault Pre-Trial Hearing

[embedded content] Share This Video Kevin Spacey made a surprise appearance at a Nantucket courthouse on Monday for the pre-trial hearing in his sexual assault case — “surprise” being that the disgraced former House of Cards actor was not required to attend the hearing. The 59-year-old is accused of groping a then-18-year-old working as a […]

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‘I Want to Own My Part In it’—Lena Waithe Officially Speaks On Jason Mitchell Allegations

Lena Waithe speaks to the crowd during BET’s “Boomerang” Emmy FYC Screening Event on May 09, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Photo: Leon Bennett (Getty Images for BET) For the first time, Lena Waithe is speaking thoroughly on the allegations against actor Jason Mitchell in regard to his alleged misconduct on the set of The Chi. […]

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MTV Movie & TV Awards Yank Jason Mitchell’s Best Performance Nod Following Misconduct Allegations

Jason Mitchell in Atlanta, June 2018Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images for Sony Pictures Entertainment) The bells continue to toll for embattled actor Jason Mitchell. The MTV Movie & TV Awards have dropped him from contention for this year’s “Best Performance in a Show” award for his work in Showtime’s The Chi following allegations of misconduct […]

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The Chi Showrunner Says ‘Everyone Was Well Aware’ of Jason Mitchell Misconduct Allegations. We Say Tiffany Boone Deserved Better

Tiffany Boone as Jerrika and Jason Mitchell as Brandon in THE CHI (Season 2, Episode 07, “Blind Eye”).Photo: Parrish Lewis (Showtime) Following news of actor Jason Mitchell’s misconduct allegations, it looks like a public statement has finally been issued by the staff of Showtime’s The Chi. Due to the allegations, Mitchell was removed from the […]

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