This fall, the Internet was gripped and then convulsed by Zola and her harrowing Twitter tale of a stripping trip to Florida gone very wrong. Now, in a development we’re still working through emotionally, James Franco will direct a movie based on Rolling Stone’s story about Zola’s tweets.
Authorities in Evanston, Illinois will charge a 17-year-old student with misdemeanor criminal sexual abuse instead of a felony because the 14-year-old victim gave cops contradictory information. Apparently the sex was "not forced," as she originally claimed, but "partly consensual." Huh?