Monthly Archives: October 2017

What Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Firing Says About Hollywood

OPINION: To be clear, it is doubtful that Harvey Weinstein was fired because he sexually harassed and/or sexually abused women. It seems to be common knowledge that he has been doing that for many, many years and his illegal antics were well-known throughout Hollywood. Instead, it seems that the reason he was fired is because his decades-long history of sexual misconduct with women was finally made public in a big way and the optics and fallout looked bad for his company.

Amid Weinstein Ousting, New Sexual Harassment Allegations Emerge

https://www.forbes.com/sites/natalierobehmed/2017/10/09/amid-weinstein-ousting-new-allegations-emerge/Last night Harvey Weinstein was fired from the production company and distributor he cofounded, following a Thursday New York Times report that detailed decades of sexual harassment allegations.

But yesterday two new accusations were made public, …

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Streep, Judi Dench slam Weinstein over sexual harassment claims

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-harvey-weinstein-streep/streep-judi-dench-slam-weinstein-over-sexual-harassment-claims-idUSKBN1CE1SZMeryl Streep and Judi Dench, two of Hollywood’s most respected actresses, lashed out at movie producer Harvey Weinstein on Monday but said they were unaware of his decades of alleged sexual harassment of women.

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Film producer Harvey Weinstein ousted from Weinstein Co. amid reports of sexual harassment

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/film-producer-harvey-weinstein-ousted-weinstein-co-amid-reports-sexual-harassment/Weinstein had previously taken an indefinite leave of absence following the revelation of at least allegations of sexual harassment uncovered in an expose Thursday by The New York Times.

The board on Friday endorsed that decision and announced an …

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Weinstein Loses Adviser Lisa Bloom Amid Harassment Allegations

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/weinstein-loses-adviser-lisa-bloom-amid-harassment-allegations-n808666Accusations of sexual harassment against Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood entertainment mogul, cost him a close adviser on Saturday and may have lost his company a high-profile series of books.

Lisa Bloom, the prominent women’s rights attorney, …

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DEVELOPING: Mass shooting on Las Vegas Strip

UPDATE: 59 Killed, 500+ Injured

In an update to our initial report moments after the mass shooting began in Las Vegas wherein we quoted 2 killed and 24 injured, 12 critically, although media reporting varies on the numbers, at least 58 have died and more than 500+ were injured.

Mass shooting on Las Vegas Strip

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/mandalay-bay-resort-casino-las-vegas-gunshots-reported-live-updates/Dozens of patrol vehicles descended on the Strip after authorities received reports of an active shooter near the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

Some officers took cover behind their vehicles while others carrying assault rifles ran into the Mandalay Bay …

Developing story

2 dead, at least 20 wounded after shooting near Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas

http://abcnews.go.com/US/active-shooter-situation-las-vegas-police/story?id=50223240At least two people were killed and multiple others were injured in a shooting near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on Sunday, police said.

The Las Vegas Police Department said that “one suspect is down,” but it did not say if there …

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