After delivering a scorching opening monologue at the Golden Globes on Sunday, Ricky Gervais rounded out the ceremony by laying into the room of Hollywood insiders for their complicity in the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
In the 2010s, many major public figures, companies, and institutions faced intense and public falls-from-grace. Here are some of the biggest losers and scandals of the past ten years.
Sure, Harvey Weinstein may suffer. Russell Simmons may get his just punishment. But what about all the media executives who allegedly signed off on protecting these potential predators?
The latest claims against NBC reveal the possibility of a gross and disturbing pattern of behavior at the network when it comes to handling allegations of sexual victimization.
As questions are raised about Andy Lack’s own relationships with women, and the alleged shielding of Harvey Weinstein and Matt Lauer, why is NBC standing behind him?
These accusations are a big deal, particularly for a politician like Hillary Clinton who styles herself as a champion of women.
The emergent picture is one of a major news network hindering credible and important reporting to protect a powerful, sick man.
Me Too started with a hashtag, then morphed into a trend of public humiliation, trial by media, and personal boycotts that altered the standards by which a person is judged.
Amber Heard and Asia Argento are at the forefront of Me Too whistleblowing. But how do we deal with stories emerging that cast doubt on their credibility?
After a scandal breaks, how should a movie company deal with all the films that are in production and slated for release?
Actress Priyanka Chopra’s upcoming nuptials to Nick Jonas have taken up a lot of column inches lately. To her bridal shower, she wore a dress designed by Harvey Weinstein’s estranged wife, and the Internet lost it.
Liberal feminists support anti-predator laws and seek to limit, if not eradicate the right of everyone, women included, to bear arms. Not Jamie Lee Curtis.
Although he’s been dead for nearly a decade, several in the mainstream media still feel the need to shield Kennedy from any criticism.
David Mamet’s 1992 play ‘Oleanna’ challenged and infuriated audiences with its take on sexual harassment. It still has much to teach us.
Lana Del Rey (real name Elizabeth Grant) is caught between being an act and an activist. Time will tell where this takes her artistry.
The Great Sexual Harassment Awakening has run aground on the shoals of…Aziz Ansari? Yeah, I wasn’t expecting that, either.
It was feminism that created a great opportunity for Harvey Weinstein and almost every media predator who has fallen in his wake.
Feminists have abandoned reason for pathos; they fight for moral authority, not actual rights.
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