Entertainment Thousands to join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

17:13  12 november  2017
17:13  12 november  2017 Source:   Reuters

Michelle Pfeiffer Blasts Hollywood for ‘Systemic’ Sexual Harassment: ‘I’ve Had Some Experiences’

  Michelle Pfeiffer Blasts Hollywood for ‘Systemic’ Sexual Harassment: ‘I’ve Had Some Experiences’ "There really hasn't been one woman that I've talked to who hasn't had an experience," actress tells the BBC"I have never worked with Harvey," she said, speaking of Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused by more than 90 women of sexual harassment, assault or rape. "I have had some experiences and, I have to say, since this has all come out there really hasn't been one woman that I've talked to who hasn't had an experience. And it just really goes to show you how systemic the problem is.

Thousands of people are expected to march in Los Angeles on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life. The # MeToo march , which will culminate in a rally at a Hollywood

LOS ANGELES: Thousands of people are expected to march in Los Angeles on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life.The # MeToo march , which will culminate in a rally at a Hollywood Boulevard intersection, follows a

Harvey Weinstein posing for the camera: FILE PHOTO: Harvey Weinstein speaks at the UBS 40th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference in New York© REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo FILE PHOTO: Harvey Weinstein speaks at the UBS 40th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference in New York

Thousands of people are expected to march in Los Angeles on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life.

The #MeToo march, which will culminate in a rally at a Hollywood Boulevard intersection, follows a relentless series of accusations by men and women who say they were victimized by high-powered figures in the entertainment industry.

Jessica Chastain calls attention to Bryan Singer’s sexual assault accusations

  Jessica Chastain calls attention to Bryan Singer’s sexual assault accusations Molly’s Game actress Jessica Chastain is known for being outspoken in Hollywood. Not only has she lent her voice to the fight for women’s equal pay in the industry, but she also recently supported victims of sexual abuse at the hands of some of Hollywood’s biggest names. In an interview with Screen Rant, Chastain spoke about what she feels needs to be done about the issue of abuse in Hollywood: “My current thoughts and feelings are I want to do whatever I can to support victims and to know that I believe them and that there’s a community of artist that are committed to creating safe work environments. And I think that the industry has not been running the way it should be running.” She continued, “I think it goes beyond gender. It goes to all facets of the industry. We need to be more inclusive…So, the thing I am excited about is I do believe that there’s a generation of [artists] who are done with the old ways of Hollywood… and is more interested in creating an industry that is safe and inclusive.” In support of victims, Chastain is calling out those with a reputation for being abusers, such as X-Men franchise director Bryan Singer. Chastain drew attention to Singer’s sordid past of sexual assault allegations via a tweet from her Twitter account of an article written from the website Daily Wire about the accusations against Singer.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thousands of people are expected to march in Los Angeles on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life. The # MeToo march , which will

The # MeToo march , which will culminate in a rally at a Hollywood Boulevard intersection, follows a relentless series of accusations by men and women who Five women detailed sexual misconduct accusations against Emmy-winning comedian Louis C.K. in The New York Times on Thursday.

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein, actor Kevin Spacey and comedian Louis C.K. are among the most prominent names to have been accused.

"The conversation around harassment in Hollywood will broaden to include other industries if we force it to! It’s not going to do it on its own," organizers said on a Facebook page for the event.

The events are scheduled to include a march to CNN's headquarters in Los Angeles and a rally at the intersection of Hollywood and Highland Avenue in the heart of Hollywood.

Kevin Spacey wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: FILE PHOTO: 71st Tony Awards Arrivals New York City© REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/File Photo FILE PHOTO: 71st Tony Awards Arrivals New York City Louis C.K. posing for the camera: FILE PHOTO: Cast member Louis C.K. attends the © REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo FILE PHOTO: Cast member Louis C.K. attends the "American Hustle" movie premiere in New York

Five women detailed sexual misconduct accusations against Emmy-winning comedian Louis C.K. in The New York Times on Thursday. He admitted to the misconduct alleged against him in a statement on Friday and apologized for his actions.

Ellen Page Says Brett Ratner Made Comment Outing Her

  Ellen Page Says Brett Ratner Made Comment Outing Her Ms. Page said the director had suggested crudely that another woman have sex with her “to make her realize she’s gay.” Ms. Page, 30, known for films including “Juno,” “Inception” and “To Rome With Love,” said in a Facebook post on Friday that when Mr. Ratner made his comment, she was 18 and had not yet come out as a lesbian. She came out in 2014.Mr. Ratner, whose films include “The Revenant” and “Rush Hour,” is facing several allegations of sexual misconduct. On Nov. 1, The Los Angeles Times reported that six women said Mr. Ratner had sexually harassed or assaulted them.Ms. Page said that when Mr.

Thousands of people are expected to march in Los Angeles to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life. Sunday's # MeToo march , which will culminate in a rally at a Hollywood Boulevard

# MeToo : Sexual Harassment and Assault Movement Tweeted Over 500,000 Times as Celebs Share Stories. RELATED: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal — All of the Hollywood Figures Who Have Spoken Out Against Movie Mogul.

The New York Times reported in October that Weinstein, 65, had reached eight previously undisclosed settlements with women who accused him of sexual harassment and unwanted physical contact.

The New Yorker magazine reported that 13 women had claimed that Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them.

Weinstein has denied all of the accusations against him.

Earlier this month, Spacey apologized to actor Anthony Rapp, who had accused him of trying to seduce him in 1986 when Rapp was 14. Spacey's representatives later said he was seeking treatment.

The allegations have inspired an online campaign, tagged #MeToo, that has encouraged men and women in all walks of life to reveal their own experiences with sexual harassment and assault, often years after they occurred.

(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb in Los Angeles; Editing by James Dalgleish)

'Talking will help': Edmonton man speaks out about recovery from childhood sexual abuse .
Neil Campbell was sexually assaulted by a neighbour when he was nine years old. He hopes sharing his story helps other men feel comfortable finding help and speaking out about their own experiences. Three years earlier, he was raped numerous times by a teenaged neighbour in a shed near his home. He'd blocked it out of his mind until that moment, when something triggered those memories and he had a panic attack. He told his parents, who told the police.

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