Icelandic music icon Bjork on Tuesday detailed her sexual harassment allegations against a "Danish director", saying he repeatedly stroked and hugged her and whispered unwanted sexual advances in her ear.
Writing about her experiences in two separate Facebook posts on Monday and Tuesday, the singer has not named the director in question.Full Story
Film executive Jeffrey Katzenberg is the latest personality to speak out against fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, branding him "a monster" but warning that he is not alone in sexually preying on Hollywood actresses.
"Make no mistake about it, he is a monster," Katzenberg said of Weinstein during an on-stage interview late Monday at the Wall Street Journal D.Live conference in Laguna Beach, California.Full Story
Smokers who flout a smoking ban on 20 of Thailand's most famous tourist beaches will face a $3,000 fine or up to a year in prison, Thai authorities have said.Full Story
An Australian model said she was "played" by Harvey Weinstein and his colleagues who engineered a hotel room meeting where he stripped naked and demanded a massage, in the latest accusation against the Hollywood mogul.Full Story
Small European films like "Shakespeare in Love", "Amelie" and "Cinema Paradiso" might never have become huge worldwide hits without Harvey Weinstein, the powerful Hollywood producer now at the center of an escalating scandal over his alleged sexual assaults on a string of actresses.Full Story
A Syrian filmmaker close to the opposition who made a film about a notorious regime prison has been stabbed by an unknown assailant in Istanbul, supporters and Syrian groups said Wednesday.
Muhammad Bayazid was stabbed on Tuesday while on his way to a meeting, according to an account posted on the filmmaker's official Facebook page by a friend who witnessed the attack.Full Story
Italian film star Asia Argento and two other women claim that disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein raped them, in a bombshell New Yorker expose published on Tuesday.
The women's allegations against the 65-year-old movie mogul, according to the magazine, include unwanted oral sex and forced oral and full sex. Weinstein denies all charges, according to a statement from his spokeswoman Sallie Hofmeister, circulated among U.S. media.Full Story
Hillary Clinton on Tuesday declared herself "shocked" by the escalating allegations of sexual misconduct by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, a longtime Democratic Party donor.
"I was shocked and appalled by the revelations about Harvey Weinstein," the Democratic former presidential hopeful said in a statement.Full Story
Movie legends Meryl Streep and Judi Dench led a chorus of outrage Monday following the revelation that Harvey Weinstein had sexually harassed women for decades, as Hollywood stood accused of covering up a pattern of misconduct that finally cost the film mogul his job.Full Story
US First Lady Melania Trump accused her husband's first wife Ivana of making "attention-seeking and self-serving noise" Monday, after the former Mrs Trump jokingly referred to herself as the first lady while trying to sell her memoirs.Full Story