sexualmisconduct

  • 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,...
  • Report: Fired CBS News anchor Charlie Rose’s sexual misconduct was widespread over 40 years

    Fired CBS News anchor Charlie Rose’s sexual misconduct was widespread and occurred over decades, according to an investigation published Thursday in the Washington Post. The report alleges that three CBS News executives were made aware of Rose’s conduct. But CBS News said its human resources department never received a...
  • Almost 30 more women accusing Charlie Rose of sexual misconduct

    Twenty-seven more women have accused Charlie Rose of sexual harassment, according to a report Thursday that says CBS was alerted to his alleged behavior as early as 1986 and as recently as April 2017. The 76-year-old journalist was fired from CBS and PBS in November in light of sexual misconduct allegations from eight women....
  • Time’s Up Joins Call To Shut Down R. Kelly

    A group of women of color within the Time’s Up movement are joining a call for the music industry to cut their ties to R&B singer R. Kelly, making it the latest volley in a larger online campaign called #MuteRKelly. Monday’s letter, from the women of color committee within...