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Music Mogul Russell Simmons Accused of Rape by Three Women


Three women have come forward to accuse Russell Simmons of rape, weeks after the music mogul stepped down from his media empire after allegations of sexual misconduct from other women.

Salma Hayek Details Harrowing Allegations Against Harvey Weinstein: ‘For Years, He Was My Monster’

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Actress Salma Hayek has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein, claiming in an essay that the now-disgraced film producer repeatedly sexually propositioned her and at one point allegedly threatened to kill her.

Hollywood Celebrates Doug Jones Senate Win: ‘Alabama Gives Us All Hope’

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Hollywood flocked to social media in droves to celebrate Democrat Doug Jones's victory over Republican Roy Moore in Alabama's Senate special election Tuesday night.

Showtime’s ‘Homeland’ Takes Aim at Corrupt President in Season 7 Trailer (Video)

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The trailer for Showtime's upcoming seventh season of Homeland features former CIA agent Carrie Mathison squaring off against a power-hungry, corrupt new president.

Seth Rogen to Play Walter Cronkite in JFK Assassination Movie ‘Newsflash’

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Seth Rogen has been tapped to play legendary newsman Walter Cronkite in an upcoming drama about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Seth Rogen to Play Walter Cronkite in JFK Assassination Movie ‘Newsflash’

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Seth Rogen has been tapped to play legendary newsman Walter Cronkite in an upcoming drama about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Larry King Accused of Groping, Bruising Ex-Wife of Eddie Fisher

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 13: TV/radio host Larry King attends a private luncheon hosted by The National Radio Hall of Fame and Larry King at Dodger Stadium on September 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Talk show legend Larry King has been accused of groping an ex-wife of singer Eddie Fisher on two separate occasions, according to a report Monday.

Comedian Hannibal Buress Arrested for Disorderly Intoxication in Miami (Video)

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Hannibal Buress performs onstage at the International Myeloma Foundation 11th Annual Comedy Celebration at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on November 4, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Brandon Williams/Getty Images for International Myeloma Foundation)
Actor and comedian Hannibal Buress was arrested in Miami Saturday night after apparently getting into a heated exchange with police officers.

Chelsea Handler Escalates Attack on Sarah Huckabee Sanders with Video Mocking Her Appearance

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Netflix talk show host and leftist activist Chelsea Handler stepped up her attacks on White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders this weekend by posting a video featuring an impersonator mocking Sanders's appearance.

Seth Rogen Backs Out of SiriusXM Interviews after Being Triggered by Steve Bannon

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Actor Seth Rogen announced Friday he would pull out of scheduled interviews on SiriusXM satellite radio next week in protest of Breitbart News executive chairman Steve Bannon being re-named a regular host of its daily radio program 'Breitbart News Daily' this week.

Rose McGowan Rips Meryl Streep for Calling Weinstein Allegations ‘Example of Disrespect’

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Rose McGowan called out fellow actress Meryl Streep on social media Friday after the latter described the dozens of sexual misconduct allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein as an "example of disrespect" during a women's conference in Boston this week.

Jackie Mason Blasts Chelsea Handler for ‘Whore’ Attack on Sarah Sanders: ‘You’re Talking About Yourself’ (Exclusive)

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In this week's exclusive clip for Breitbart News, Jackie questions the effectiveness of sexual harassment training programs for Congressmen who should have learned how not to assault women when they were children... and also wonders why you and I have to pay for it.

Jackie Mason Blasts Chelsea Handler for ‘Whore’ Attack on Sarah Sanders: ‘You’re Talking About Yourself’ (Exclusive)

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In this week's exclusive clip for Breitbart News, Jackie questions the effectiveness of sexual harassment training programs for Congressmen who should have learned how not to assault women when they were children... and also wonders why you and I have to pay for it.

‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Sued for Alleged Rape of 17-Year-Old Boy

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Director Bryan Singer is being sued for allegedly raping and forcibly performing oral sex on a 17-year-old boy in 2003.

Hollywood Reacts to Al Franken Resignation: ‘Dark Day for America’

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Celebrities took to social media Thursday to react to Sen. Al Franken's (D-MN) announcement that he would resign from the Senate in the coming weeks after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Jennifer Lawrence: ‘Waiting’ to Give Trump a ‘Martini to the Face’

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Actress Jennifer Lawrence has a "pretty good speech" prepared for when she meets President Donald Trump.

Netflix Fires ‘The Ranch’ Star Danny Masterson amid Rape Allegations

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Danny Masterson has been fired from the Netflix television show The Ranch after rape allegations against the actor from four women resurfaced in recent weeks.

‘House of Cards’ to Return for Sixth and Final Season without Kevin Spacey

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Netflix and Media Rights Capital will move forward on production of the sixth and final season of hit political drama House of Cards without its star, Kevin Spacey, after the actor was accused by multiple men of sexual misconduct last month, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos announced Monday.

L.A. Film Critics Honor Underage Gay Romantic Drama ‘Call Me By Your Name’ with Best Picture

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The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has named Call Me By Your Name its 2017 Best Picture winner, with the film's young star Timothée Chalamet also picking up Best Actor as the independent gay romantic drama added to its early awards-season haul Saturday.

Pamela Anderson Sparks Outrage after Telling Weinstein Victims: ‘You Know What You’re Getting Into’

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Pamela Anderson sparked a firestorm of criticism Friday after telling Megyn Kelly in an interview that alleged victims of Harvey Weintein's sexual assault could have done more to avoid being victimized.

Jackie Mason: 2017, ‘The Year of the Pervert’ (Exclusive)

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In his latest exclusive clip for Breitbart News, Jackie goes over the latest allegations in the ongoing sex scandal currently roiling Hollywood, politics, and the media. And as usual, Jackie's here to makes some diagnoses.

Jackie Mason: 2017, ‘The Year of the Pervert’ (Exclusive)

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In his latest exclusive clip for Breitbart News, Jackie goes over the latest allegations in the ongoing sex scandal currently roiling Hollywood, politics, and the media. And as usual, Jackie's here to makes some diagnoses.

Report – Matt Lauer Targeted NBC Interns, Production Assistants: ‘Everybody Knew It’

NEW YORK - APRIL 18: Host Matt Lauer annouces Fleetwood Mac before their performance as part of the 2003 'Today' Summer Concert Series at the NBC Studios April 18, 2003 in Rockefeller Center in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
Disgraced former NBC News star Matt Lauer reportedly focused his attention on interns, script-runners, and bookers during his time at the network as more detailed allegations of sexual misconduct against the morning-show host continued to emerge after his firing Wednesday.

11 Times Celebrities Shocked America with Common Sense

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Sometimes — not often — a Famous Person will somehow escape the usually impenetrable bubble of utter obliviousness that encircles Hollywood to speak pure common sense. These comments are so infrequent — and so pleasantly surprising — that they go viral among Americans still hopeful that there remains a shred of competence among those working in the entertainment business.

Ron Perlman Owned on Twitter after Calling Trump ‘Racist C*nt’

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 03: Actor Ron Perlman speaks onstage during the 'Hand Of God' panel discussion at the Amazon Studios portion of the 2015 Summer TCA Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 3, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Actor Ron Perlman attacked President Donald Trump on social media Tuesday morning, but likely wasn't prepared to be burned by a commenter who noticed a flaw in the star's profane joke.

Morrissey: I’d Kill Donald Trump for the ‘Safety of Humanity’

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Singer Morrissey performs at Hollywood High School on March 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
British musician Morrissey says if given the chance, he'd kill President Donald Trump to ensure the "safety of humanity."

Disney Cartoon Teaches Children Being a Princess Is a ‘State of Mind’

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Disney XD cartoon Star vs. The Forces of Evil hopes to impart what it apparently believes to be an important lesson for children: boys can be princesses too, if they want to be.

Disney Cartoon Teaches Children Being a Princess Is a ‘State of Mind’

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Disney XD cartoon Star vs. The Forces of Evil hopes to impart what it apparently believes to be an important lesson for children: boys can be princesses too, if they want to be.

Sarah Silverman ‘Fell in Love’ with Trump Supporters While Traveling Country for Hulu TV Series

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Actress Sarah Silverman attends the photo call for 'Indie Contenders Roundtable presented by The Hollywood Reporter' during AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on November 8, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Actress, comedian, and former Bernie Sanders supporter Sarah Silverman says she "fell in love" with Donald Trump voters while traveling the country to work on her new Hulu television series, 'I Love You, America.'

Pixar Chief John Lasseter Taking Leave of Absence after Misconduct Allegations

HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 13: Executive producer John Lasseter attends the Walt Disney Pictures' 'Toy Story 3' film premiere at the El Capitan Theatre on June 13, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Pixar co-founder and chief John Lasseter is taking a leave of absence from the storied animation house after a report detailed several allegations of misconduct from company employees.

Report: Harvey Weinstein Used Non-Disclosure Agreements and Cash to Silence Accusers for Decades

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 16: Producer Bob Weinstein and producer Harvey Weinstein attends the New York premiere of Dimension Films' 'The Road' at Clearview Chelsea Cinemas on November 16, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Getty Images for Dimension Films)
Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein used highly restrictive non-disclosure agreements and large cash payouts to silence victims of his alleged sexual abuse for decades, according to the latest investigative effort from The New Yorker reporter Ronan Farrow.

Al Franken Cut from PBS Letterman Special Following Groping Allegation


Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has been cut from an upcoming PBS special on David Letterman in the wake of accusations that he groped and forcefully kissed a woman without her consent during an alleged incident in 2006.

Jeffrey Tambor Quits Amazon Series ‘Transparent’ amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Actor Jeffrey Tambor has resigned from the Amazon television series Transparent following accusations of sexual misconduct this month from two transgender actresses.

Russell Simmons, Brett Ratner Hit with Multiple Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

NEW YORK - MAY 11: Brett Ratner (L) and Russell Simmons (R) attend the premiere photography exhibit of portraits by Brett Ratner, presented by Russell Simmons and Gary Barnett, held at Altair Lofts May 11, 2006 in New York. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
Rap mogul Russell Simmons has become the latest prominent Hollywood figure to be accused of sexual assault, after a woman came forward to detail an incident alleged to have occurred at Simmons's New York City apartment in 1991 in which film director Brett Ratner was also allegedly involved.

Lena Dunham Defends ‘Girls’ Producer Accused of Raping 17-Year-Old Girl

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 16: Lena Dunham (L) speaks with LinkedIn Executive Editor Dan Roth on December 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)
Girls creator and star Lena Dunham has come to the defense of producer Murray Miller, who was accused Friday of raping a then-17-year-old actress in 2002.

‘Mad Men’ Producer Marti Noxon Blasts ‘Emotional Terrorist’ Matthew Weiner amid Harassment Allegations

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Mad Men producer Marti Noxon has come forward to defend show writer Kater Gordon after Gordon accused series creator Matthew Weiner of sexual harassment this month.

Multiple Women Accuse Porn Star Ron Jeremy of Rape, Sexual Harassment

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 18: Adult film actor Ron Jeremy appears at the HotMovies.com booth at the 2017 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 18, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Porn icon Ron Jeremy has been accused of multiple incidents of sexual misconduct and rape over a decades-long period by at least seven women.

Second Woman Comes Forward to Accuse Al Franken of Harassment

SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 1: Political pundit Al Franken meets with volunteers at the democratic party headquarters October 1, 2004 in San Francisco, California. Franken stopped by the campaign headquarters to give workers a pep talk. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A second woman has come forward to accuse Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of harassing behavior, after the Minnesota lawmaker was accused Thursday of sexually assaulting a journalist in 2006.

Flashback – Al Franken on Harvey Weinstein: ‘Appalling’ Behavior, ‘All Too Common’

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Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) was accused Thursday of groping a female journalist while she slept and forcefully kissing her without her consent during a USO tour in 2006, almost immediately calling to attention a statement the senator released in October about similar inappropriate behavior from now-disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Flashback – Al Franken on Harvey Weinstein: ‘Appalling’ Behavior, ‘All Too Common’

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Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) was accused Thursday of groping a female journalist while she slept and forcefully kissing her without her consent during a USO tour in 2006, almost immediately calling to attention a statement the senator released in October about similar inappropriate behavior from now-disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.
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