sexualmisconduct

  • Jamie Foxx now accused of alleged assault and sexual misconduct

    Jamie Foxx is the latest celebrity to be accused of alleged assault and sexual misconduct. A woman has accused the actor and singer of slapping her with his genitalia nearly 16 years ago – an accusation that the star has refuted as an “absurd” lie.  TMZ first reported the...
  • Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. It would be the first criminal case against Weinstein...
  • Morgan Freeman apologizes after multiple women accuse actor of sexual harassment

    Morgan Freeman issued an apology to “anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected” following an explosive report containing claims of sexual harassment from eight women. The veteran actor told The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday, “Anyone who knows me or has worked with me knows I am not someone who would...
  • Restaurant group negotiating to buy out Mario Batali

    NEW YORK (AP) — The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says it has been “actively negotiating” to buy out the celebrity chef facing sexual misconduct allegations. The B&B Hospitality Group says Batali and partner Joe Bastianich have signed a letter of intent and final terms could be set...
  • Uber has a shift in its policy change regarding sexual misconduct

    Uber’s ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior. The shift announced Tuesday will allow riders and drivers to file allegations of rape, sexual assault and harassment in courts and...
  • R. Kelly Stages Racy Performance In North Carolina Amid Protest, Allegations

    With demonstrators standing outside his concert protesting his presence, R. Kelly summoned his passionate fans to carry him through what has been a difficult week. Interspersing references to God with his suggestive lyrics and salty language, Kelly stirred up a crowd inside the Greensboro Coliseum on Friday to buoy...
  • R Kelly: Spotify removes singer from playlists

    Spotify has removed R Kelly from its playlists as part of a new “Hate Content & Hateful Conduct” policy. Users of the streaming service will still be able to find the R&B singer’s music, but Spotify will no longer actively promote it. His music will be removed from all...
  • NBC Investigation Concludes Matt Lauer ‘Engaged in Inappropriate Sexual Behavior’

    Over five months after he was fired by NBC for alleged sexual misconduct, the network has released the findings of its internal investigation into former Todayshow anchor Matt Lauer. The investigation, which was led by NBCUniversal general counsel Kim Harris, focused on four complainants’ allegations and resulted from nearly 70 interviews with current and...
  • Nobel Literature prize award postponed amid turmoil over sex scandal

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – The Swedish Academy which decides the Nobel Prize for Literature said on Friday it would not make the award this year because of a sexual misconduct scandal that has caused turmoil in its ranks and led to a string of board members stepping down. The prize,...