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Matt Damon: We Know Al Franken & Harvey Weinstein Aren’t the Same

Man, there was a time when I really, really liked Matt Damon, but ever since the Project Greenlight fiasco it has just been a downward spiral from cool liberal dude Matt Damon to "liberal dude mansplainer" Matt Damon.

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Salma Hayek Breaks Her Silence on Harvey Weinstein

Just when you think the story of Harvey Weinstein can not become anymore disgusting or terrifying, another voice is added. Salma Hayek has written an op-ed for The New York Times detailing her account of Weinstein's harassment and power-plays throughout her attempts to get the Academy Award-winning movie Frida made.

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Gabriel Byrne Relates How Kevin Spacey Sexual Abuse Allegations Shut Down The Usual Suspects

Actor Gabriel Byrne spoke frankly about the "predations" of his Usual Suspects co-star Kevin Spacey, revealing that the production was suspended for several days following allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior by Spacey. The movie was filmed in 1995.

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Mrs. Potts Lets Us All Down, Says Women Have to Take Some Blame for Sexual Harassment

When you see a celebrity you love and respect trending out of nowhere, it can usually mean one of two things. They died, or they have fucked up expertly. In the case of Murder She Wrote and Beauty and the Beast actress Angela Lansbury, it is the latter.

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The Weinstein Company Now Facing Charges of Sex Trafficking

The Weinstein Company isn't only facing legal woes thanks to Weinstein's predatory behavior. They're now facing charges of sex trafficking in Europe. Because of course they are. Because everybody knew.

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Uma Thurman Is Coming for Harvey Weinstein…Kill Bill-Style

Remember that time when Uma Thurman was asked about Harvey Weinstein while doing press for The Parisian Woman, and she, through barely-restrained rage declined comment until she was feeling "less angry?" Well, it seems that she's slightly less angry now. But make no mistake. That still means she's furious.

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Things We Saw Today: Beyoncé Is the Highest Paid Woman in Music This Year—As It Should Be

Even though we are still waiting for that Grammy (those Grammys. Tbh her self-titled album was awesome, let's not forget), that hasn't stopped the queen from getting that money.

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Dear Average Dudes: No, Conventionally Attractive Men Don’t Get a Pass When It Comes to Harassment or Assault

In the wake of all the recent sexual harassment and assault allegations in Hollywood and beyond, there's been one disturbing idea lingering in the conversation. Some men have gotten it into their heads that the only reason women are coming out with these allegations is that the perpetrators aren't hot. That if it were more attractive dudes doing the molesting, these women would be singing a different tune. Here's why that's a pile of horse shit.

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Weinstein & Bill O’Reilly Had Something Else in Common: Contracts That Enabled Sexual Harassment

Harvey Weinstein and Bill O'Reilly's contracts both provide perfect examples of what we mean by institutional and systemic enabling of predators.

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What Happens When Women Speak Out: The Spy Network Harvey Weinstein Hired to Silence His Accusers

A new report in The New Yorker details Harvey Weinstein's extreme and invasive methods for silencing both his accusers and the journalists they spoke to. So why don't women come forward earlier? This is why.

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Why Was Weinstein the “Watershed Moment” and Not Dr. Luke or Bill Cosby? And What Does That Say About Us?

It seems that (hopefully not just for the moment) everything has changed with regard to how we respond to and talk about sexual harassment and assault in the entertainment industry and elsewhere. from the resurgence of Tarana Burke's #MeToo campaign to a seemingly endless number of high-profile people of all genders coming forward with their stories. However, this has been a problem forever. So, why now?

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How Many Women Had Their Careers Killed By Harvey Weinstein & Other Abusers? We Can Never Know.

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Ultimately, we cannot think of abusers simply in terms of their individual actions. It goes so far beyond that. How many women did Harvey Weinstein and his ilk not just abuse in hotel rooms, but deprive of their careers, either directly or by creating systemic, disgusting, unprofessional obstacles?

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Things We Saw Today: Trump Says He “Doesn’t Remember Much” About His Aide Proposing a Meeting With Putin

Ever since Mueller Monday, it's become harder for Trump to scream that the Russian collusion investigation is a nothingburger witch hunt, because his former aide George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with the Russians. Trump says his memory is just so darned fuzzy about the whole thing.

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We Can Only Stop Sexual Abuse If We Admit It’s Built Into the System—And That We Let It Happen

As we go through the news every day, it seems as though another male figure, whether he be an actor, producer, or director, is being accused of sexual harassment or assault. The sad reality is that there may be no end to the allegations because sexual assault in Hollywood is about as old as Hollywood itself.

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Hollywood Is Full of Creeps We’d Like to Boycott. Where Do You Draw Your Own Lines & Why?

We're not villains for not knowing where the lines are, but we're a lot worse if we use that as an excuse to push these issues out of our minds.

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Police on Both Coasts Investigating Allegations of Sexual Assault Against Harvey Weinstein and James Toback

Because, you know, sexual assault is a crime.

Lest we forget, sexual assault is a crime, regardless of how Hollywood brushes it under the rug.

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Olivia Munn, Natasha Henstridge, & Others Accuse Brett Ratner of Sexual Harassment, Assault

Director and producer, Brett Ratner is the latest in the long line of men to be accused of sexual harassment. The accusation comes from six women, including actresses Natasha Henstridge and Olivia Munn, according to a report published Wednesday by the Los Angeles Times.

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Things We Saw Today: This Adorable Halloween Google Doodle Is Making Us Cry Spooky Tears

Spoiler: the power of friendship is stronger even than spookiness.

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It’s a Little Too Convenient That There’s Suddenly an Arrest Warrant for Rose McGowan

The actress and activist is apparently wanted by authorities in Virginia for an incident last January concerning the possession of a controlled substance. Why are we hearing about it now? It wouldn't have anything to do with Harvey Weinstein, now would it?

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Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse Was An Eff-You to Harvey Weinstein on Behalf of Rose McGowan

After her alleged rape in 1997 by Harvey Weinstein, Rose McGowan was advised by a (female!) lawyer that since she'd done nudity in films that no jury would take her seriously if she came forward. She ended up signing an NDA in exchange for Weinstein giving money to a women's shelter. Thankfully, she continued sharing her story privately over the past 20 years. One of those who heard it was Robert Rodriguez.

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