sexualmisconduct

  • Pastor and Board Members resign due to the mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations

    Board members and a new pastor at a Chicago-area megachurch are resigning, saying they mishandled sexual misconduct allegations aimed at the church’s founder. Bill Hybels, 66, resigned from his position as pastor at Willow Creek Community Church in April after a series of sexual misconduct claims he described as “flat-out...
  • Over 100 former students report sexual misconduct of a deceased physician

    More than 100 former students have provided firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct by the now-dead Ohio State University team physician at the center of an ongoing investigation, the university said on Friday. Over 200 former students and university employees have been confidentially interviewed by independent investigators reviewing allegations against...
  • 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...