In an astoundingly tone deaf case of choosing bros before...common decency, Disney CEO Bob Iger has spoken out in something resembling support of Johnny Depp because the star has made the company so much dang money by playing Captain Jack Sparrow.
In an interview with Vulture last week, ABC’s The Real O’Neals star Noah Galvin made some flippant comments about director Bryan Singer’s alleged abuse of young men in Hollywood. Vulture went so far as to delete the already published remarks, and Galvin quickly issued an apology, specifically saying sorry to Modern…
The Supreme Court of Canada made a pretty crazy ruling about sexual contact with animals on Thursday. The decision was the result of a very sad case in which teenage girls were sexually abused by their stepfather.
A new story from the Chicago Reader is making waves around Chicago and outside of that city for its in-depth look at the abuse allegedly perpetrated over the course of decades by the artistic director of one of its most respected theaters, Profiles Theatre Company.
Yeah, that is something you can do, if you’re someone who wanted to do that. Whoever that might be.
Two weekends ago, after Beyoncé released a mythologically forceful visual album that attached the most significant art of her career to the narrative of her husband Jay Z cheating on her with a woman she called “Becky with the good hair,” the fashion designer Rachel Roy—presumably operating of her own…
Modern Family’s Ariel Winter has proudly exhibited the results of her recent breast reduction surgery, scars and all, and good on her. But now her estranged mother, Crystal Workman, has come forward to criticize her decision.
On Monday, the Guardian launched a new series focused on internet abuse and harassment called “The Web We Want,” by turning inward.
Dennis Hastert, the former Speaker of the House who has been accused of molesting five minors while coaching high school sports, is reportedly “sorry,” according to his lawyer.
Taylor Swift, beatific friend and benefactress to all women, has donated $250,000 to Kesha “in a show of support.”
A British Columbia man named Patrick Fox has created a website whose sole intent, he says, is harassing and defaming his ex-wife, posting photos of her and her home and alleging that she’s a stripper and a white supremacist. He told a news outlet he’ll only stop when she’s either dead or “destitute and homeless.”…
Empire creator Lee Daniels has requested to have Sean Penn’s $10 million defamation lawsuit against him dismissed, calling it “bogus.”
The Queens District Attorney says a Flushing woman kept two children from Korea captive for more than five years, beginning when they were 9 and 11 years old. DNAInfo reports that Sook Yeong Park, 42, is suspected of bringing the children into the country, then beating them and treating them as virtual slaves.
After comedian Beth Stelling came forward on her Instagram in late December with photos of bruises and stories of alleged rape and abuse by another comedian, a man named Cale Hartmann, the response from the comedy community has been solid: women especially have made statements of unequivocal support for Stelling, and…
In late December, comedian Beth Stelling alleged via Instagram that she had been raped and abused by her ex-boyfriend but refused to name him. The man in question, a comedian named Cale Hartmann, has since been identified.
Twitter is notoriously terrible at dealing with harassment, so much so that the company has felt it necessary to build more tools and hire more employees to deal with the problem. On Tuesday, the company unveiled its new terms of service in an effort to double down on its commitment to the issue.
On Monday, comedian Beth Stelling revealed via Instagram that she had been raped, as well as verbally and physically abused by her ex-boyfriend.
In an interview on The Jason Ellis Show Wednesday, porn star Joanna Angel spoke in detail for the first time about her allegedly abusive relationship with James Deen, who has been accused of violent behavior by multiple women, both in professional and personal settings. Deen’s fans are “supporting a monster,” Angel…
Tuesday night’s Daily Show was set to feature Chris Brown as the guest, according to a schedule posted online last week. Instead, Nick Cannon appeared, with little indication as to why the change was made. Except, uh, we can guess why the change was made.