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Quentin Tarantino on Harvey Weinstein Allegations: ‘I Knew Enough to Do More Than I Did’

HOLLYWOOD - AUGUST 10: Director Quentin Tarantino (L) and producer Harvey Weinstein arrive at the premiere of Weinstein Co.'s 'Inglourious Basterds' held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on August 10, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Director Quentin Tarantino broke an extended silence Thursday on the sexual harassment and assault allegations surrounding his longtime friend and collaborator Harvey Weinstein, telling the New York Times he knew about the accusations and could have done more to prevent them.

Blythe Danner Defends Daughter Gwyneth Paltrow for Working with Harvey Weinstein after Harassment

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 07: Actors Gwyneth Paltrow and Blythe Danner attend the Los Angeles special screening of Bleecker Street's 'I'll See You In My Dreams' at The London Screening Room on May 7, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Actress Blythe Danner defended daughter Gwyneth Paltrow this week after New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd appeared to question how Paltrow could continue to work with disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein for years after he allegedly sexually harassed her.

Hollywood Crew Members Still Afraid to Speak Up: ‘We Don’t Have the Power’ of Rose McGowan or Angelina Jolie

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: Models rehearse before R13 - Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week at Soho Lofts on February 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
Hollywood's less-heralded workers — the "below-the-line" crew on film sets that includes those working in editing, or sound, or craft services departments — remain fearful of speaking up about sexual harassment due to potential professional repercussions.

Kaya Jones Details Alleged Sexual Abuse by Music Industry Execs: Everyone Said ‘Just Do Whatever They Want’

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Kaya Jones, a former member of the Pussycat Dolls spoke with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Tuesday regarding her claims that she and her former bandmates were routinely sexually abused by executives in the music industry.

‘Beautiful Girls’ Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg on Weinstein: ‘Everybody F**king Knew’


Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg blasted disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in a searing Facebook post Monday, in which he claimed "everybody" in the entertainment business knew about Weinstein's history of alleged sexual harassment and abuse.

Producers Guild Creates Hollywood Anti-Sexual Harassment Task Force

US producer Harvey Weinstein poses on May 24, 2013 as he arrives for the screening of the film 'The Immigrant' presented in Competition at the 66th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes. Cannes, one of the world's top film festivals, opened on May 15 and will climax on May 26 with awards selected by a jury headed this year by Hollywood legend Steven Spielberg. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)
The Producers Guild of America voted to expel disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein from its organization Monday and announced the creation of an "Anti-Sexual Harassment Task Force" charged with researching and preventing further sexual abuse in the film industry.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Wins Award for Promoting Worst ‘Pseudoscience’

HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 29: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow speaks onstage during amfAR's Inspiration Gala Los Angeles at Milk Studios on October 29, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for amfAR)
Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle brand Goop has been awarded the inaugural honor for promoting the "worst pseudoscience" this week by a UK magazine that says the health and wellness products offered by the actress's company simply don't work as advertised.

Actress Sophie Dix Details Alleged Sex Assault by Weinstein at 22: ‘Single Most Damaging Thing’ in My Life

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British actress Sophie Dix opened up to the Guardian this week in a harrowing interview in which she describes in detail an alleged sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein when she was 22 years old, an experience she says derailed her acting career and which she called "the single most damaging thing that's happened in my life."

**Live Updates** British Film Institute Strips Fellowship from Weinstein; McGowan Cancels All Public Events; Scandal Spreads to Music Industry

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 15: Harvey Weinstein speaks with reporters at a press conference announcing The Weinstein Company's deal with Blockbuster Inc. for exclusive rights to rent theatrical movies and direct-to-video titles on November 15, 2006 at Blockbuster in New York City, New York. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
All the latest news in the mushrooming Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal. Refresh for updates.

Second Woman Accuses Ben Affleck of Groping


A second woman has come forward with allegations that actor Ben Affleck touched her inappropriately at a Hollywood function.

Rose McGowan Tells Ben Affleck to ‘F*ck Off’ after Statement on Weinstein: ‘You Lie’


Actress Rose McGowan accused fellow actor Ben Affleck of lying about the extent of his knowledge of the sexual harassment allegations against disgraced Hollywood super-producer Harvey Weinstein in a series of Twitter messages this week.

Jessica Chastain on Harvey Weinstein: ‘Stories Were Everywhere,’ Deniers are Lying


Actress Jessica Chastain says she was warned about Harvey Weinstein "from the beginning" and that stories about his behavior were "everywhere" in Hollywood.

Meryl Streep: ‘Not Everybody Knew’ About Harvey Weinstein’s Decades of Sexual Harassment Allegations


Actress Meryl Streep issued a statement Monday blasting the "disgraceful" behavior of now-unemployed Hollywood super-producer Harvey Weinstein, and claimed "not everybody knew" about the decades of alleged sexual harassment claims that have been re-told about him this week.

‘Your Silence Is Deafening’: Oscar-Winning Actresses Who Worked with Harvey Weinstein Stay Quiet on Sexual Harassment Claims


Several actresses who worked with Harvey Weinstein on critically-acclaimed films have come under fire from one of their fellow stars for refusing to speak out publicly after a bombshell report Thursday detailed decades of sexual harassment allegations against the Hollywood movie mogul.

The Weinstein Company Launches Independent Investigation Into Harvey Weinstein as Board Members Quit after Sexual Harassment Claims


Harvey Weinstein will take an indefinite leave of absence from the production company he co-founded, The Weinstein Company, as the firm announced Friday it would launch an independent investigation into his conduct following a bombshell New York Times report that detailed decades of sexual harassment claims against the Hollywood super-producer.

Chuck Schumer Latest Democrat to Donate Campaign Cash from Harvey Weinstein


Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) will donate campaign contributions he received from Harvey Weinstein to charity, his spokesman said Friday, joining at least three other Democrats who have pledged to donate their contributions after a New York Times exposé published Thursday detailed decades of sexual harassment allegations against the Hollywood super-producer and Democratic Party power player.

Democrats Under Pressure to Return Campaign Contributions from Harvey Weinstein


Democratic politicians who have received campaign contributions from Harvey Weinstein are being called upon to return the money after the New York Times published an exhaustive story Thursday detailing decades of sexual harassment allegations against the Hollywood super-producer.

Hollywood Reacts to Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Allegations: Anyone Who Works With Him ‘Complicit’


Actresses, entertainment journalists, and other Hollywood personalities took to Twitter to react to Thursday's bombshell report in the New York Times alleging that super-producer and Democratic Party power player Harvey Weinstein allegedly sexually harassed multiple women over a period of decades, and allegedly reached financial settlements with at least eight of them.

Nancy Sinatra: ‘Murderous’ NRA Members Should Face ‘Firing Squad’


Singer-actress Nancy Sinatra blasted members of the National Rifle Association (NRA) on Twitter this week, writing that the "murderous" group members should face a "firing squad" for their support of firearm rights.

‘Class Act’: Taylor Swift Sends Flowers to Injured Police Officer after Vegas Shooting


Pop star Taylor Swift sent bouquets of flowers to a Los Angeles-area police station after one of its officers was shot and injured during an attack at a Las Vegas country music festival on Sunday, according to one of the officers at the station.

Watch: Country Duo Big & Rich Lead Sing-Along of ‘God Bless America’ Before Shooting at Las Vegas Concert


Country music duo Big & Rich performed the traditional tune of "God Bless America" at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas just one hour before a gunman opened fire on the crowd, and the moving video has since been shared across social media.

Lena Dunham Says ‘No Way Not to Politicize’ Vegas Shooting: ‘It’s About Gender and Race’ Too


Actress Lena Dunham took to social media Monday to respond to Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, in which 59 people lost their lives, writing on Twitter that there was "no way not to politicize" the tragic event.

Country Music Stars Share Prayers for Las Vegas after Mass Shooting


Some of the biggest stars in country music took to social media Monday morning to react to the horrific mass shooting at a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday night that claimed the lives of at least 50 people and injured more than 400 others.

Jay Z Wears Colin Kaepernick Jersey on ‘Saturday Night Live’


Jay Z made an apparent statement of solidarity with NFL National Anthem protesters this weekend by donning a jersey with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's name on it during his musical performance on the season premiere of Saturday Night Live.

Jackie Mason Tackles National Anthem Protesters: ‘The More Money They Make, The More They Hate This Country’ (Exclusive)


In this week's exclusive clip for Breitbart News, Jackie takes aim at the NFL players who have taken a knee during the pre-game singing of the National Anthem, and the celebrities who fall all over themselves to prove that they support the players.

Steve Bannon: Hollywood Actors ‘Dumb as Ticks,’ Like ‘Pieces of Furniture’


Co-hosting Thursday's show with Breitbart London Editor-in-chief Raheem Kassam, Bannon noted that late-night hosts Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel were steadily upping their level of anti-Trump vitriol in order to compete with one another, and said Breitbart News' Big Hollywood section was helping to expose celebrities for how "dumb" they are.

George Clooney Writes Prayer for United States: ‘When I Pray, I Kneel’


Actor-director George Clooney penned a prayer for the United States this week that appeared to allude to the ongoing national controversy over kneeling protests during the National Anthem.

Madonna: Still Having ‘Erotic Dreams’ About Time I Met Obama (Video)


Pop star Madonna revealed what's been keeping her up at night during a Monday visit to Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show, telling Fallon she still has "erotic dreams" about the last time she met former President Barack Obama.

Celebrities Join Anti-Trump National Anthem Protest: ‘Kneel So Hard Sunday the Earth Shakes’


Celebrities and sports stars took to social media over the weekend to urge athletes from around the sporting world to "take a knee" during the National Anthem, after President Donald Trump said Friday that any players who protest in that manner should be fired by their team's owners.

Stevie Wonder Takes Both Knees ‘For America’ During Global Citizen Concert


Stevie Wonder dropped to both knees ahead of his concert at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City Saturday, where he told the thousands in attendance he was taking a knee for America and both knees in prayer for the world and its leaders.

Stevie Wonder Takes Both Knees ‘For America’ During Global Citizen Concert


Stevie Wonder dropped to both knees ahead of his concert at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City Saturday, where he told the thousands in attendance he was taking a knee for America and both knees in prayer for the world and its leaders.

Jackie Mason: ‘Moron’ Stephen Colbert Will Drop His Pants and ‘Moon’ Trump If It Means Better Ratings (Exclusive)


In this week's exclusive clip for Breitbart News, Jackie lets loose on Hillary Clinton's new book about her 2016 presidential election loss, 'What Happened,' and wonders who exactly is going to learn anything new from it — except, of course, the celebrities who have always constantly propped her up.

Chelsea Handler: ‘Maybe We Trade’ Trump for Kim Jong-Un


Comedian and talk show host Chelsea Handler praised North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's warning letter to President Donald Trump this week, writing on her social media account that the threatening letter sounded "a little bit more sane" than Trump — and suggesting the two countries trade leaders.

Fans Petition to ‘Make Wonder Woman Bisexual’ in Superhero Sequel


Hundreds of 'Wonder Woman' fans have signed a petition urging the filmmakers behind this summer’s blockbuster hit to write what they say is superhero Diana Prince’s obvious bisexuality into the script for the upcoming sequel.

Fans Petition to ‘Make Wonder Woman Bisexual’ in Superhero Sequel


Hundreds of 'Wonder Woman' fans have signed a petition urging the filmmakers behind this summer’s blockbuster hit to write what they say is superhero Diana Prince’s obvious bisexuality into the script for the upcoming sequel.

Fans Petition to ‘Make Wonder Woman Bisexual’ in Superhero Sequel


Hundreds of 'Wonder Woman' fans have signed a petition urging the filmmakers behind this summer’s blockbuster hit to write what they say is superhero Diana Prince’s obvious bisexuality into the script for the upcoming sequel.

Netflix Pulls Episode of Children’s Cartoon after Penis Drawing Spotted in Background


Mother Chey Robinson was watching Episode 35 of the first season of the series — about a young bee named Maya who leaves her hive to make new friends and discover the world around her — when she noticed something peculiar drawn onto a tree in the background.

Paramount Defends Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘Mother!’ after Rare ‘F’ CinemaScore: ‘Audacious and Brave’


Paramount Pictures is defending its latest release, the Jennifer Lawrence-starring horror pic mother!, after the film underperformed at the box office and earned a rare "F" CinemaScore from moviegoers over the weekend.

**Livewire** – 69th Emmy Awards: Stephen Colbert Expected to Bring Trump Hate to TV’s Biggest Night


Once again, it's television's biggest night as the 69th annual Emmy Awards kick off Sunday night, September 17, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, with Late Show host Stephen Colbert set to host the proceedings for the first time.

Jennifer Lawrence Walks Back Hurricanes ‘Wrath’ for Trump Comment: ‘Silly and Preposterous’


Jennifer Lawrence took to her Facebook page over the weekend to comment on and clarify statements made last week in an interview in which she appeared to blame the "wrath" of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on America's election of President Donald Trump.
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